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  1. Does anybody have any old Alief area photos that they can share? I'm talking about photos from the 30's through 70's? An arial would be awesome if anybody has one... Kevin
  2. https://awards.re-thinkingthefuture.com/rtf-awards-2020-winners/alief-neighborhood-center-eyp-inc/ https://www.houstontx.gov/parks/communitycenters/cc-alief.html
  3. The other day I discovered that Google Earth had a historic view, but only a few dates were available. 1944 was one of them (and in my area, basically there was nothing here), so I shuffled between the interesting ones (1978, 1989 and 1995) and today. What I noticed was that between those three dates, Boone Elementary, the first school that I went to, went through some pretty big cosmetic changes (I started there in 1999). Anyone here know when exactly these changes happened? Between '78 to '89, the indoor gym was built and whole entrance part of the building was re-built (the 1989 map in fact shows it still being built), and the track near Olle Middle School right in front of Boone was still being dug, and between '89 and '95 the section where the school busses currently pick up and drop off the students just to the upper right of the school was newly constructed. Anybody here go to Boone, and can say when these changes happened? Thanks! Top left - 2016 Top right - 1978 Bottom left - 1989 Bottom left - 1995
  4. I'm putting this in the historic section becauase though this building is still standing...there's no activity there....and as far as I know, hasn't for years. In high school we used to drive by this thing to figure out what it is. It's near the Alief area....it's off Dairy Ashford south of Westheimer, but before you get to Elsik/Hastings cross-street (name of that street is escaping me). Anyone know what I'm talking about?? Any history on it if you do?? Here's a link to a picture I found by googling: http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x277/ma.../GoldGlobe2.jpg
  5. I am still looking for any photos of the old water tower that was at andrau air park
  6. I have occasionally passed a building right at the intersection of Alief Clodine Road and South Kirkwood that has always intrigued me. It has obviously been there many years, and is a log cabin, though it looks like it was modernized at one point, with commericial-grade doors and windows put in (probably sometime between the late 60s and early 80s). A number is peeling off the street numbers, so I can't tell what number it actually is. I looked at it on Google Street view, and the number that is given for it there is not to be found on HCAD.org. I was wondering if anyone had any idea as to the story of this place?
  7. http://www.houstontx.gov/mayor/press/20070727.html Anyone live near there?
  8. This time of year with school almost out, I remember the 6th grade @Bonham Elementary back inthe 60's & early 70's would spend a day @the Quilian Center near Alief. Would anyone know if it's still there?
  9. Well it is used for some things, and it would probably cost even more to maintain a roller coaster/skating rink place. Also there is now a plan to use the stadium that looks somewhat promising.
  10. I noticed that the Alief ISD elementary school boundaries were altered between 04-05 and 05-06. A new school, "Horn", appeared on the map. Is this a new Alief ISD elementary school?
  11. http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/m...politan/3283749 Gotta send props to my home sweet home. Da place that brought you Tila Nguyen, Rashard Lewis, and some of da most open people I've ever met. Though Alief has a lot of work to do, it's work so far deserves to be mentioned right up there with Fort Bend and Katy.
  12. I stumbled upon an Asian forum where they were talking about Alief, that how nice it used to be and it has now become a ghetto whose ghetto effect is growing. Someone blamed Alief for the decline in Sharpstown. Another guy wondered how it would affect other nicer areas around it such as Westchase and Ashford Park. It is frustrating to see how the city lets a decent area go down the toilet and after it has suffered years of neglect we hear that it is being gentrified. Why not keep the area gentrified and stop the decline as soon as it becomes apparent!
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