Photo credit: Houston Subdivision Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library Well, if there is one thing you can learn from this 1907 plat map of the town of Aldine, it’s that time changes everything. Of the 20 named streets, only one today retains its name, and some have ceased to be [...]
Nestled amongst tall pines and a few oaks on the banks of Greens Bayou about a half mile north of Lauder Road, W.E. “Bill” Crowley Park offers pleasure-seekers a peaceful retreat in which to relax, picnic, or burn calories, either alone on the exercise trails or playing ball with your friends. Consisting of 30 [...]
This is Part 2 of a 3 part series covering the History of East Aldine. Read part one "Early Days, and How Did Aldine Come to Get Its Name?" here. Aldine History By EAMD Staff Jayhawks’ Roost and The Great Storm We mentioned Kansans and newspaper databases. In late 1899, many of the former began [...]
Editor’s Comments: Below you’ll find the first in a series of (at least) 3 articles focusing on the history of Aldine and some of its earliest settlers. Our writing staff is exploring local activities, folklore, and documented history in an effort, in part, to ensure Aldine’s history is properly celebrated and curated for all to [...]
The District is pleased to announce that as a part of their planned bond issuance for the Town Center project, it has been given a rating of AA- according to S&P Global Ratings. This primarily due to: continued expansion and diversification of the district area; a very strong audited sales tax collections through 2017 and [...]
The East Aldine District held their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, October 16. There were a number of interesting projects discussed including the town center progress, hiring of the engineering from Cobb-Fendley to study and correct turning radius in major intersections of the district, and the upcoming fall festival. Nataly Perez East Aldine Board [...]
By Charles Kuffner, Houston Chronicle It’s Day Two of HCDE Week here. Did you know that the Harris County Department of Education provides Head Start and Early Head Start services to 1,200 children in Harris County? There’s a big need for programs like that, especially in a county like Harris. Richard Cantu is a public [...]
Take a look at the photos from the Community Engagement Session held on Thursday, March 9th at the East Aldine District Office. It was a collaboration with EAD and BakerRipley to engage the community about mobility infrastructure projects in East Aldine. There were about 75 community members present.
The EAMD and Castlewood Civic Club went to Austin, Texas to the state capitol to support State Rep. Armando Walle's HB 294. This was a great day for the Castlewood Civic Club to be before the committee and continue to take action to change history.
The East Aldine District held its 7th Annual Strategic Partner Awards banquet on Tuesday, December 13, and recognized a number of “Strategic Partners” that helped make improvements to the quality of life in the district. East Aldine Strategic Partner Award Winners are: Sergeant Michael Santos - Chairman's Award Vecino Health Centers - Public Health Steven [...]