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Houston Heights

Houston Heights( )
Author: Sloan, Anne
Houston Heights Association,
Series title:Images of America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7385-7118-8
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

In 1891, O. M. Carter purchased 1,756 acres 2.5 miles from downtown Houston to develop one of the largest planned communities in America. Located 23 feet higher than the surrounding area, the new neighborhood was named Houston Heights. Carter also purchased the City of Houston's mule-drawn streetcar system and then electrified it to provide reliable transportation to downtown. By 1896, Houston Heights was an incorporated village with its own elected mayor and aldermen. From across...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Travel / United States / South / West South Central (Ar, La, Ok, Tx)
History / United States / State & Local / Southwest (Az, Nm, Ok, Tx)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.656 Pounds



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