Eastwood Civic Association
Eastwood Civic Association, Houston TX
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Eastwood History

Eastwood is one of Houston’s first master-planned subdivisions. It was designed and developed in 1913 by William A. Wilson, who also developed Woodland Heights. The first residents were young entrepreneurs in the city, business owners, and managers.

The first lots went on sale in June 1912 and Eastwood was officially opened in September 1913. The development was planned with paved streets, cement curbs and sidewalks, city water, gas, electricity, telephones, and sanitary sewerage. The lots were terraced and designed for natural drainage, with landscaped esplanades and the planned placement of trees.

By October 1913, Eastwood was hailed by The Houston Daily Post as a “model suburb, one of the most convenient, attractive and beautiful homesite additions in the city of Houston." The homes built in Eastwood were custom homes reflecting the early 20th century fondness for Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, Foursquare, and Mission architecture. Today, Eastwood has one of Houston’s largest intact collections of these architectural styles.

Learn more about Eastwood and its historical homes in resident Billie Mercer's book, Eastwood Today. Or, use this handy guide for a self-guided walking or driving tour of Eastwood.

ECA Neighborhoods

The Eastwood Civic Association proudly serves the neighborhoods of Eastwood, Broadmoor, Lawndale, W.A. Kirby, Jackson Court, Woodleigh, Eastlawn, Dissen Heights, Houston City Railroad, Suburban, L.B. Moody, Beverly Park, Eastview, Hauser, Dor Ruth, Mueller, Dixie, Georgia, and Youngmens.

 

Eastwood Home Tour - October 16th & 17th, 2010

Join us the 3rd weekend each October for our Annual Historic Home Tour!

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The Eastwood Civic Association meets at the Cape Center on the first Monday of every month (no July or December meetings) at 6:30pm. Please join us!

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