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Alief, TX

Throughout history, people have been drawn to housing in Alief, Texas. While apartments in Houston are located just to the East of the suburban town, residents have never given up on their home in Alief. In fact, in 1900, after the Galveston Hurricane destroyed the town's Methodist Church and wiped out the whole cotton crop, the six families that remained took it upon themselves to revive the community. Making use of the flood plains, the families turned rice into a cash crop, and drew many settlers into homes where Alief apartments stand today. While people have always found a reason to settle in, return to, or remain in Alief, today, they have more reason than ever, as the town is located on the corner of the gigantic George Bush Park.

Named after the 41st U.S. president, George Herbert Walker Bush, the space is the sixth largest city park in the country, giving plenty room for leisure for all renters with Alief apartments. The Buffalo Bayou flows into the park, providing beautiful scenery before which residents often chose to have a picnic or spend a lazy afternoon. For the more active residents with apartments in Alief, there's large system of jogging and biking trails that cut through swampy areas as well as forested patches, as well as two large soccer fields and six baseball fields. Luckily, the warm Texas weather keeps community members engaged and outdoors throughout the year.

Finally, those with Alief apartments frequently stop by the park's "Boardwalk," the wooden bridge that crosses over the Buffalo Bayou, to watch the shimmering sun set over the waterway.

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