The Greater OST/South Union Super Neighborhood is a collection of neighborhoods in south central Houston inside Loop 610 bound by Old Spanish Trail on the north, State Highway 288 on the west, IH 610 on the south and Mykawa Road on the east. Presently, the Old Spanish Trail corridor is being revived with new commercial development. In the eastern section of the neighborhood, the Shrine of the Black Madonna purchased and redeveloped a number of deteriorated properties near its sanctuary. The officers of the civic clubs work closely with The Greater OST Partnership in the revitalization of the OST area. The neighborhood is located minutes away from the Texas Medical Center and residents can conveniently access downtown and other major parts of the city via several highways and public transit. The area enjoys a vibrant nightlife and is home to various casual eateries, and Palm Center – one of the first malls to be built in the Houston area. Precinct 7 Harris County Constable May Walker's office is located in Palm Center. The community also enjoys an array of cultural and family-friendly sites including historical landmarks, Zollie Scales Park and Yellowstone Park, and the Museum District, which is only a few blocks away, as well as historical celebrations such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and Juneteenth. For more information about t his community, visit

-Adapted from City of Houston Super Neighborhoods

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