Super Neighborhoods

Super Neighborhood 26 - Sharpstown


NAME: Sharpstown

DATE RECOGNIZED: 02.22.2011

STATUS: Inactive

COUNCIL DISTRICT: F, J

MAYOR’S ASSISTANCE OFFICE: Southwest

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COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY: Sharpstown was Houston’s largest development when it was undertaken in the mid-1950s. A prototype for the master planned communities of today, its pattern of middle class homes on curving streets and cul-de-sacs surrounding a shopping mall and country club was widely imitated. Even its problem areas, such as the densely sited and poorly maintained apartments found on Beechnut in the southern part of the community, are examples of what to avoid. In recent years, Asian merchants have moved into empty shopping centers along Bellaire Boulevard and their groceries, restaurants and small shops now thrive. Demand in these areas is strong, resulting in the conversion of warehouses and apartments to meet the demand for retail space.

CIVIC CLUBS:

•   Sharpstown Civic Association email web site

PARKS:

•   Crain (E.L.) Park ( Lease) 9051 Triola 77036
•   Lansdale Park 8201 Roos 77036
•   Sharpstown Green Park 6300 Sharpview 77074
•   Sharpstown Park & Golf Course 6600 Harbor Town 77036

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