Super Neighborhoods

Super Neighborhood 27 - Gulfton


NAME: Gulfton

DATE RECOGNIZED: 06.22.2000

COUNCIL DISTRICT: J

MAYOR’S ASSISTANCE OFFICE: Southwest

CONTACT AND MEETING INFORMATION:
Sandra Rodriguez
3rd Monday, 12:00 p.m., Monthly
Southwest Multi-Service Center
6400 High Star, 77074x
gulftonsc@gmail.com

LOCATION: Gulfton is located just outside of Loop 610, in southwest Houston, south of US 59.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTON AND HISTORY: Although it includes two small areas of single-family homes, large apartment complexes dominate the area’s landscape along with scattered commercial and light industrial uses. Most of Gulfton was originally developed as a rural subdivision called Westmoreland Farms. The large acreage parcels and widely-spaced grid pattern of roads made it possible for very large apartment complexes to be built in the area starting in the 1960s, many of which were restricted to adults. Gulfton is home to many recent immigrants from Mexico and Latin America.

CIVIC CLUBS:

PARKS:

•   Burnett Bayland Park 6000 Chimney Rock 77081

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