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  • 2020 Strategic Planning Session

    Ahoy! Eastwood community! The Eastwood Civic Association completed its 2020 Strategic Planning Session this past January 18th, 2020. The full-day event took place at the nearby Houston Maritime Museum and our wonderful facilitator for the session was Jesus Davila from Landing Advisors. Board members discussed issues that will impact the community for years to come, […]

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  • Annual Eastwood Historic Home Tour!

    Get your tickets now for the 23rd annual tour in 2019!

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  • Join us at our monthly meeting!

    The Eastwood Civic Association meets at the Cape Center, generally on the first Monday of every month (no January or July meetings) at 6:30pm.

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Eastwood in the media

A collection of news articles about Eastwood and the East End.
Have one to share? Email us at info@eastwoodcivicassociation.org

2020

Welcome to the new East End (Houston Chronicle – December 22, 2020)

CHILDREN AT RISK announces Houston’s best schools (ABC 13 KTRK – December 1, 2020)

Children At Risk rankings: Consistency rewarded in school grades amid pandemic (Houston Chronicle – November 28, 2020)

Students set to return to in-person learning at HISD (KHOU 11 – October 16, 2020)

Innovative transit projects get infusion of federal cash (Government Technology – October 1, 2020)

Bus stops, light rail, COAST: Metro explained (The Cougar – July 22, 2020)

Explore the 4 top spots in Houston’s Greater Eastwood neighborhood (Hoodline – June 29, 2020)

Houston ‘Slow Streets’ Pilot Program Targets Excess Traffic In Neighborhoods (Houston Public Media – June 19, 2020)

City of Houston launches Slow Streets project for more access to walking and biking (Houston Chronicle – June 17, 2020)

City of Houston launches new Slow Streets project limiting access in Eastwood neighborhood (KPRC 2 – June 14, 2020)

Houston testing whether signs make East End streets friendlier to cyclists, pedestrians (Houston Chronicle – June 11, 2020)

U.S. News reveals rankings of best Houston-area public high schools (Houston Business Journal – April 23, 2020)

LIST: These are the top high schools in the Houston area, according to U.S. News & World Report (KPRC 2 – April 21, 2020)

The best high schools in the Houston metro for 2020, according to U.S. News and World Report (Houston Chronicle – April 21, 2020)

Houston high schools go to head of the class in prestigious ranking of best in U.S. (CultureMap – April 21, 2020)

The urban revival of Houston’s East End is building on its historic bones (BisNow – March 19, 2020)

High-performing Houston schools: How Eastwood Academy has achieved a 100 percent graduation rate (KPRC2 Houston – March 1, 2020)

13 Houston area parks with playgrounds for kids of all abilities (KPRC2 – February 29, 2020)

2019

Million-dollar listing signals change in Eastwood (Houston Chronicle – December 30, 2019)

New tiny home development in Eastwood is a first for Houston (CultureMap – October 17, 2019)

Neighborliness, history on display in Eastwood’s annual home tour (Houston Chronicle – October 14, 2019)

Shotgun-style tiny homes rising in Houston’s East End (Houston Chronicle – October 14, 2019)

The To-Doux List: Oct. 18-20 (Houstonia – October 17, 2019)

Houston ISD schools in West U, Bellaire and the Heights earn top marks (Houston Chronicle – July 1, 2019)

Houston’s Opportunity Zones among nation’s most appealing for investors (Houston Chronicle – April 4, 2019)

Houston by the neighborhood: History lives on in these century old homes (Houston Press – February 19, 2019)

5 top spots for tabletop games in Houston (ABC13 KTRK – February 26, 2019)

Developer planning east downtown residential, restaurant project off Navigation (Houston Business Journal – February 14, 2019)

Get remodeling tips from Dana Tyson, her son (Houston Chronicle – January 21, 2019)

What experts predict for Houston’s housing market in 2019 (Houston Business Journal – January 17, 2019)

Houston realtor predicts what to watch in home sales in 2019 (Houston Business Journal – January 11, 2019)

Was the 2018 Houston real estate market really as good as advertised? (Houston Properties – January 2019)
see: What Specific Houston Areas Are Going To Trend Well This Year?–EASTWOOD!

2018

Houston’s most beautiful homes of 2018 (My San Antonio – December 2018)

Houston’s most walkable spots (Houston Chronicle – December 3, 2018)

A party to bring the East Houston community together (CityLab – November 2018)

Kroger-adjacent Bayou City Cycles shop getting galler-Ized (Swamplot November 7, 2018)

Eastwood home for sale at record price (Houston Chronicle – October 29, 2018)

Tour features Sunny DJ Dana Tyson’s renovated Eastwood home (Houston Chronicle – October 16, 2018)

A look inside Dana Tyson’s renovated Eastwood home (Sunny 99.1 iHeart Radio – October 16, 2018)

Arts and crafts-style home open today in Eastwood (Houston Chronicle – October 16, 2018)


Burger Friday: Alfred’s Burger House (Houston Chronicle – October 12, 2018)

East End residents may get relief from train horns (Houston Chronicle – September 2018)

HISD to open 13 new, renovated schools for 2018-2019 year (Houston Business Journal – August 13, 2018)


Chill out with the top 4 spots for shaved ice in Houston (ABC13 KTRK – August 2018)

Do we have good public schools in Houston? YES! (Houston Chronicle – July 16, 2018)

Advocacy group ‘Children at Risk’ reveals top school rankings around Houston (Houston Business Journal – June 5, 2018)

Houston has two new soccer play spaces (Houston Public Media – May 26, 2018)

Breaking down the backside of Stephen F. Austin High School where a new western half of campus will rise (Swamplot – May 25, 2018)

Our 10 favorite places to live in Houston for 2017 (Houstonia – May 21, 2017)

2016

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016 (Houstonia – March 31, 2016)

2015

100-year-old gem shines on Eastwood home tour (Houston Chronicle – October 2015)

EaDo Vintage brings retro charm to Eastwood (Houstonia – August 3, 2015)

Change comes to working-class neighborhoods near downtown (Houston Chronicle – April 18, 2015)

2014

19th Annual Eastwood Historic Home Tour is upon us (East End – October 16, 2014)

2013

After a century, Eastwood still enchants (Houston Chronicle October 2013)

No McMansions allowed: This community shows how it sticks up for history (CultureMap – October 2013)

Some big doings make EaDo the go-to place (Houston Chronicle – October 2013)

2011

Not just any old home tour: Eastwood ups the intrigue with industrial sites & graffiti art (CultureMap – October 2011)

Craftsman with a twist: Houston designer creates a nature-inspired bungalow redo (Houston House & Home – October 2011)

16th Annual Eastwood Historic Home Tour (CultureMap – October 7, 2011)

A stones throw from Downtown (Culturemap – August 2011)

East End residents save old Cage Elementary (KTRK 13 – 2011)

2010

When ‘No’ Means ‘Buy Me’ (Houston Chronicle – October 2010)

15th Annual Home Tour (FOX26 Hola Houston October 2010)

A young couple embraces their 1915 Craftsman home in Historic Eastwood (Houston House & Home – October 2010)

Bohemeo’s Baja Vibe: Fish and shrimp tacos rock (Houston Press – September 2010)

D&W Lounge takes the East End’s sudden trendiness in stride (Houston Press July 2010)

2009

East End becomes artist’s muse (Houston Chronicle – October 2009)

2008

Housing buzz fuels Houston’s move to East End (Houston Chronicle January 2008)

2007

R&R – Rescue & Remodel in Eastwood (Houston House & Home – January 2007)

2006

East End unveils new vision for the future (KUHF – September 2006)

Trees donated to Houston (KUHF – April 2006)

2004

Couples dream alive in 1913 home (Houston Chronicle – January 2004)

Eastwood Home Tour takes a step back in time (Houston Chronicle – October 2004)

East Side Story – Couple revives 91-year-old house near downtown (Outsmart – August 2004)

Finding happiness as an inner-looper (Houston Chronicle – July 2004)

2003

Rebounding Eastwood is a resident-friendly neighborhood (Houston Chronicle – September 2003)

1995

Eastwood, the residence park (Houston House and Home – 1995)

1984

Residents & business leaders unite to revitalize Eastwood (Houston Chronicle, 1984)

1979

Eastwood Civic Association brings new life to an old concept (c. 1979)

1913

Original Wilson Company Promotional Brochure for Eastwood (1913)