Winter Has Arrived
(first white Christmas in Garden Villas)
This web site is provided as a service to the Garden Villas community and the general public by the Garden Villas Community Association (GVCA). The goal of the site is to provide information on the following: events and issues affecting residents; activities of GVCA and other groups that are active in the community; information for people thinking of moving into Garden Villas; links to other sites with information that could be important to residents; historical information about the community and area.
Garden Villas occupies 875.871 acres bounded by Airport Boulevard on the south, a railroad to the west, Sims Bayou to the north and Texas Highway 35 to the east. In 1930 the developer planted 6,000 pecan tree seedlings along the streets. Nearly all of these trees survive today to form a dense shade canopy over streets and provide lots of pecans each year. Garden Villas has a large squirrel population.
Garden Villas subdivision is a family-oriented community with comfortable homes on large lots (up to two acres) The subdivision has two parks, Garden Villas Elementary School, Ortiz Middle School, a garden club and many other activities. It is in the Houston Independent School District.
Garden Villas has an active community association (GVCA) that causes deed restrictions to be enforced and acts as an advocate for the community to the City of Houston. Also, GVCA sponsors local Boy Scout Troop 16 (since 1949), Neighborhood Night Out, picnics, and other activities enjoyed by the community.
The City of Houston provides police, fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), as well as water, sewer, and garbage pickup. Garden Villas subdivision is located in Houston City Council District I, which is currently represented by City Council Member Carol Alvarado.
DISCLAIMER: This web site is provided as a service to the Garden Villas subdivision. and is not authorized or sponsored by any other government organization. The GVCA as provider of this information assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies. Although a significant effort is made to provide accurate information, no assertion of the accuracy is made, and this information should not be considered suitable for any legal purpose. Always consult the original documents for all legal purposes. Much of this material has been scanned from materials provided to the Web Master for GVCA and no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the scanning or OCR process. This site is constantly under construction, and welcomes any suggestions, corrections, or contributions from the Garden Villas community.
To send comments or information requests about GVCA and related activities see Board & Committee section. Send comments or suggestions about the web site to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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