Water Views

“Built half a century ago on what had been rice fields, it totals more than 2,000 spacious homes, many with swimming pools, all set amid unfurling green lawns. In 1955, Vice President Richard M. Nixon attended the development’s ribbon-cutting. Michael Dell, the billionaire computer entrepreneur, grew up here. ‘Driving through Meyerland, it’s easy to envy those who are able to live in the neighborhood,’ the Houston Press noted in a 2014 profile of the subdivision.” Three years and three major floods later, Meyerland residents are asking themselves a question that recently would have been unthinkable. Is rebuilding their neighborhood even worth the risk?

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