By Anna Mayzenberg Meyerland grew rapidly from its beginnings in 1955. Homes, such as this one on Valkeith Drive (1960), frequently sold before construction was completed. Photo courtesy of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library. In the mid-1950s, the 1,200-acre Meyerland subdivision promised to be a new suburban haven for middle- and upper-class […]
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By Houston History Magazine on October 31, 2010 in Communities, Houstonians, Race & Ethnicity, Religion
To read the full text of this article by Jenna Berger that appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.