Other Notable Homes
The historic home of the prominent Weingarten family is currently under renovation. Joseph Weingarten was a director of both the Burlington-Rock Island Railroad and the Ampal-American Israel Corporation. He was a member of the board of the National Association of Food Chains and was the first president of the Super Market Institute of America. He also served as a board member of the Texas Medical Center, the Medical Research Foundation of Texas, and Baylor Medical Foundation.
The Westwood-Milliken-Frucht House at 3120 South MacGregor Way in Riverside Terrace was designed and constructed in 1931- 32 by Hayes & Orem. Hayes & Orem, a partnership of LeRoy Hayes and Herbert Orem, designed and constructed homes in the late 1920s and early 1930s in River Oaks, Boulevard Oaks and Riverside Terrace. The house at 3120 South MacGregor Way was designed in an English Picturesque style and was first occupied by H.O. Westwood, an executive in the canning industry.
The Scurry-Bybee House was constructed in 1936-37 for Mr. and Mrs. Tom Scurry. Scurry was a prominent lawyer for Baker, Botts, Andrews and Wharton. The house was designed by John F. Staub, one of Houston’s most prominent residential architects. In 1960, the house was purchased by Faith and Charles Bybee, early Houston preservationists who campaigned to preserve Houston's Old Market Square. In 1954, Faith co-founded the Heritage Society with her brother-in-law Harvin C. Moore and Marie Phelps.
The designer of this house is unknown, but it is unique for the use of Austin stone. It was built in 1949 and covers 6,022 sq. ft. on one acre of land.
Childhood home of Beyonce. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas.
Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis is an American former track and field athlete who won nine Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal, and 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold.