Garden Oaks Civic Club
Oak Forest Homeowners Assoc.
GARDEN OAKS offers large
lots, towering pines and a beautiful location just north of the 610 loop with rambling, curved
streets. Many residents move within the subdivision, renovating instead of building new
homes when they need more space. The civic club hosts a house tour each year to showcase
properties that have been renovated. Garden Oaks Elementary offers a Montessori program. A
||Suburban Sprawl is an unusual
American lifestyle: a collection of midscale, middle-aged singles and
couples living in the heart of suburbia. Typically members of the Baby Boom
generation, they hold decent jobs, own older homes and condos, and pursue
cocooning versions of the American Dream.
|Home Sweet Home
||Widely scattered across the
nation's suburbs, the residents of Home Sweet Home tend to be
upper-middle-class married couples living in mid-sized homes
with few children. The adults in the segment, mostly between the
ages of 25 and 54, have gone to college and hold professional
and white-collar jobs. With their upscale incomes and small
families, these folks have fashioned comfortable lifestyles,
filling their homes with toys, TV sets and pets.
|Pools & Patios
|| Pools & Patios are mature,
empty-nesting couples. In these stable neighborhoods graced with backyard
pools and patios - the highest proportion of homes were built in the
1960s - residents work as white-collar managers and professionals, and are now
at the top of their careers.
Filled with young, single adults, New Beginnings is a magnet for adults in
transition. Many of its residents are twentysomething singles and couples
just starting out on their career paths - or starting over after recent
divorces or company transfers. Ethnically diverse, New Beginnings households
tend to have the modest living standards typical of transient apartment