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The Museum Park Super Neighborhood Council (Super Neighborhood #66) represents residents, businesses, museums and cultural institutions, parks, and the health, educational, and faith sectors in Museum District.

About Houston's Super Neighborhoods

The super neighborhood concept was launched on June 7, 1999. Eighty-eight super neighborhoods were defined to encourage neighborhood-oriented problem-solving within manageable areas. The boundaries of each super neighborhood were based on major physical features (such as bayous) and infrastructure (freeways). These small, contiguous communities are likely to share a common history or identity. Learn more at the Houston Super Neighborhoods Home Page or download the City of Houston, Department of Neighborhoods, Super Neighborhood Program Guidelines 2024 (PDF)

How do "super neighborhoods" differ from "neighborhood associations" or "civic clubs"?
Neighborhood Associations and Civic Clubs represent the residents in an area. Some neighborhoods have established a neighborhood association and some have not. Super Neighborhood Councils represent all the people, businesses, and institutions in a defined area. These councils cover the entire city. In contrast, Super Neighborhoods are established through a process managed by the mayor's office to gather diverse stakeholder representation, create an organizational structure, and draft bylaws. Super Neighborhoods may include several neighborhood associations or civic clubs.

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Museum Park Livable Centers Study (2016) page 20

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Museum Park Livable Centers Study (2016) page 21

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