Community Improvement Assoc
MEYERLAND occupies both
banks of Brays Bayou west of the 610 loop. This area
is popular with Med Center professionals. Renovation of older ranch
style homes from the 50s has
been going on for several years with new construction now going
||Educated, midscale and
multi-ethnic, The Cosmopolitans are urbane couples in America's fast-growing
cities. These households feature older home-owners, empty-nesters and
college graduates. A vibrant social scene surrounds their older homes and
high-rise apartments, and residents enjoy leisure-intensive
||A living example of how ethnically diverse the nation has become: more
than half the residents are Hispanic, Asian or African-American. In these
multilingual neighborhoods - one in ten speaks a language other than English -
middle-aged immigrants and their children live in middle-class comfort.
||Concentrated in the nation's
port cities, Urban Achievers is often the first stop for
up-and-coming immigrants from Asia, South America and Europe.
These young singles and couples are typically college-educated
and ethnically diverse: about a third are foreign-born, and even
more speak a language other than English.
|| The residents of money and brains have it all: high
incomes, advanced degrees and sophisticated tastes to match their
credentials. Many of these city dwellers are married couples with children with who
live in fashionable homes on small, manicured lots.