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Boulevard Oaks Historic District

Houston City, Harris County, TX

Boulevard_Oaks_Historic_District Photo

Photo: Corner of South Boulevard and Mandell Streets, Boulevard Oaks Historic District, Houston, TX. Photographed by user:Ed Uthman (own work), 2010, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2013.

The Boulevard Oaks Historic District comprises different subdivisions built during the 1920s and 1930s. These subdivisions were Edgemont, West Edgemont, Ormond Place and West Ormond Place. The most popular style within the neighborhood is the Tudor Revival. Other styles include French Eclectic and Italian Renaissance.

Homes were by many noted architects of the period, including: Joseph W. Northrup, Jr., Edward James, Joseph Finger, William Ward Watkin, and Birdsall P. Briscoe.

The Boulevard Oaks Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Street Names
Dunlavy Street • Hazard Street • Mandell Street • North Boulevard • South Boulevard • Woodhead Street