Super Neighborhoods

Super Neighborhood 56 - Denver Harbor / Port Houston


NAME: Denver Harbor / Port Houston

DATE RECOGNIZED: 06.05.2001

STATUS: Inactive

COUNCIL DISTRICT: B

MAYOR’S ASSISTANCE OFFICE: Southeast

CONTACT AND MEETING INFORMATION:


LOCATION:Denver Harbor/Port Houston is made up of two distinct but similar neighborhoods located north of the Houston Ship Channel turning basin. The southern portion of the area along Clinton Drive is industrial. The smaller residential area, Port Houston, is laid out on both sides of McCarty Street.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY: It has a mix of residential, commercial and industrial uses. Denver Harbor is primarily residential. Lyons Avenue is the major commercial corridor in Denver Harbor. Although Interstate Highway 10 splits Denver Harbor physically, its identity has remained strong. Both neighborhoods, originally blue collar Anglo neighborhoods, are now predominantly Hispanic.

CIVIC CLUBS:

PARKS:

•   Gutierrez (Siro) Park 7900 Flaxman 77029
•   McReynolds Mid School Park 5905 Larimer 77020
•   Nieto (Santos & Esther) Park 500 Port 77020
•   Selena Quintanilla Perez Park 6402 Market 77020
•   Swiney Park 2812 Cline 77020
•   Tuttle (Cliff) Park 6200 Lyons 77020

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