Super Neighborhood 27 - Gulfton
DATE RECOGNIZED: 06.22.2000
COUNCIL DISTRICT: J
MAYOR’S ASSISTANCE OFFICE: Southwest
CONTACT AND MEETING INFORMATION:
Sandra Rodriguez, President
3rd Monday, 12:00 pm, Monthly
Southwest Multi-Service Center
6400 High Star
Meeting Virtually at this time
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.
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