Construction on the new Bellaire High began in 2018. The main building in the rendering above will back to homes along Valerie St while a new parking garage and parking lot will eventually replace the original building along Maple and South Rice Avenue.
The new school was financed by the 2012 bond election and completion is expected in 2022.
The main building will back up to Valerie St. The parking garage and surface lot will be located at South Rice Ave and Maple St.
Spruce and Fifth Streets – Now the subject of a lawsuit, the $3.2 million in contracts for this project called for completion by February 15, 2020. A drive through the area feels as though you’re in a rundown fun house. Here’s some background on this project.
Houston Metro is planning a circulator routefrom the Gulfton area to the Westpark Transit Center. This Center also connects the Silver Line to the Northwest Transit Center.
According to the City manager and staff our longtime City logo, representing Bellaire as a City of Homes, will soon be gone, thanks to City Council and the $50,000 branding study. Read more here.
Brays Bayou Association News
The newChimney Rock Bridge and South Rice Bridge are Open!
HCFCD – Brays Bayou Updates & New Flood Maps
BRAYS BAYOU ASSOCIATION MEETING In PERSON and via Zoom, see link below
Monday May 16th, 7:30pm 4300 West Bellfort 77025 Willow Meadows Baptist – FELLOWSHIP HALL Here’s the link for MONDAY’S BBA meeting *Guest Speaker*
We are extremely honored to have the “Dean of the Texas State Senate,” Senator John Whitmire, as our guest speaker this month. Senator Whitmire is “new” to the Brays Bayou Watershed with his redrawn district now including many of the watershed’s mid-reach cities and communities…Bellaire, West U., Southside, Meyerland, Westbury, Willow Meadows, the Maplewoods and many more! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86206140055?pwd=N256cXpTTkNGN2xIRXpoQzBlK3RCUT09
Meeting ID: 862 0614 0055 Passcode: 225434 Dial by your location +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) One tap mobile +13462487799,,86206140055#,,,,*225434# US (Houston)
You’ll find Little Free Libraries popping up throughout Bellaire. Loftin Park, Evelyn’s Park, Ware Family Park, plus private LFLs. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin