Residential

1955 Houston Parade of Homes – Meyerland

These ten homes from the 1955 Houston Parade of Homes (thirty total) were featured for having Airtemp Waterless Air Conditioning. The thirty Meyerland homes were showcased from June 11-26, 1955.   8718 Prichett Dr. – architects Brodnax and Sawyer Current Street View View Larger Map   5103 Jackwood St. – architect L.B. Wooters Current Street View View Larger Map  … Read more →

Meyerland – Houston

An advertisement from 1958 showcasing Meyerland and the goal to save you “later distress” over Houston’s lack of zoning laws and “mongrel neighborhoods:”   With Houston’s lack of zoning, how can you be sure about a neighborhood?   Scores of “once-proud” neighborhoods surround Houston. Driving down a tree-shaded street, you see stately magnificent homes mingled with neon signs hawking insurance… Read more →