Meyerland is a thriving, close-knit community located in southwest Houston, sought after for its accessibility and friendly neighbors.
Located just south of Bellaire, this neighborhood is centrally located with Linkwood/Woodside to its east and Sharpstown to the west. Residents use Loop 610 as a major thoroughfare. Meyerland lies just outside Loop 610. Meyerland is just minutes away from key Houston hubs, including the Museum District, downtown, the Medical Center and the Galleria.
Founded in 1958, Meyerland sprawls across 6,000 acres. It is one of the most beautiful residential communities with scores of magnificent mid-century modern homes.
It is also a pioneer in community planning, having adopted deed restrictions at the time of its founding. These restrictions prevent certain types of development from curtailing the open space and neighborliness of the community.
Both the Meyerland Community Improvement Association and the residents themselves actively strive to maintain peace and quiet within the neighborhood.
Meyerland public schools are under the domain of the Houston Independent School District.
Schools in Meyerland may be zoned to the following:
- Lovett Elementary School
- Kolter Elementary School
- Herod Elementary School
- Meyerland Middle School (formerly Johnston Middle School)
- Pershing Middle School
- Pin Oak Middle School
- Bellaire High School
There are excellent housing options in this highly desirable community.
Single-family homes consist of French, contemporary/modern and ranch- style homes, in addition to the more popular traditional and mid-century modern styles.
Townhomes are also making their mark in the neighborhood.
Some of the older properties in Meyerland have been updated and renovated according to community deed restrictions.
At a glance
The community itself has plenty to offer its residents.
- Meyerland Plaza is the community’s jewel, a large outdoor shopping center that has been in operation since 1957. The stores range from retail clothing chains to budget stores.
- Meyerland Park is equipped with indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
- Godwin Park is a kid-friendly space with an oak tree-shaded area, an outdoor pavilion, baseball courts and soccer fields. Other parks are Russ Pitman Park and Helen’s Park.
- Brays Bayou runs through the center of the neighborhood and is a popular spot. People jog, run, walk or bike on the trail.
- The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston is a favorite among the locals and fondly called the “J”. It offers day camps for kids, arts and culture activities, as well as an annual Jewish Book and Arts Fair.
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