2011 Special Activities
National Night Out October, 2011
Cottage Grove was originally an independent city located at Houston and Texas Central's Eureka Junction rail stop. Vintage cottages, new homes, town homes, small apartment complexes and small businesses are present along the narrow streets where yellow-crowned night herons fish crawdads from storm water swales after rainfalls. The banks of White Oak Bayou and a tree-shaded neighborhood park are popular recreation spots in the neighborhood. Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School located at the historic center of Cottage Grove, earns an academically-recognized status in the Houston Independent School District. Memorial and 11th Street parks, shops, and family style and fine dining restaurants are close by. METRO's route 48 traverses part of the neighborhood, and other bus routes have stops along Shepherd and Washington Avenue.
Cottage Grove Civic Club celebrated the centennial anniversary of the neighborhood the first day of April in 2010, one hundred years after the day Cottage Grove Section One was first recorded as a new subdivision in Harris County Texas.