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Montrose Voice, No. 272, January 10, 1986 - File 008. 1986-01-10. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 22, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/3957/show/3943.

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Title Montrose Voice, No. 272, January 10, 1986
Contributor
  • McClurg, Henry
  • Wyche, Linda
Publisher Community Publishing Company
Date January 10, 1986
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 22329406
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 008
Transcript JANUARY 10. 1986/MONTROSE VOICE 7 Neighborhood New Shopping Centers Offer Unique Experience By Connie Woods Montrose Voice Staff Reporter The Montrose business community continues to grow with new structures as well as unique shopping opportunities. Two newly-completed shopping centers along Montrose Blvd. now offer local shoppers a variety of unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants. The newest development. The Chelsea Market, located in the shadows of the Southwest Freeway at Montrose Blvd., offers an intriguing shopping atmosphere. Unique in its design, the Chelsea Market combines rose-colored brick with limestone borders accented by its blue canvas awnings and solid copper roof. Housed within its walls are the beginnings of any shopper's journey. If this is indeed the year for the "Out of Africa" attire, Banana Republic can meet those fashionable needs for the shopper's journey through the lion country or even local jaunts. For those planning trips to the mountains or the cold country, Outfitters by Wilderness Equipment offers attire for the rugged enthusiasts. For the shoppers who plan to stay at home to journey into home improvements or unique decor, the Chelsea Market has shops to accommodate. The organizer's journey can begin at C. Packages which specializes in storage ideas for the home and office. The unique boutique. Arrangements, presents shoppers with decorative art, flower arrangements, and "one of a kind creations." The journey into a new restaurant experience begins at Anthony's, a European- style restaurant which offers fresh seafood, chops and pasta. Soon to open at the Chelsea Market will be a familiar Houston landmark. Butera's plans to open its cafeteria-style deli early this year. Two additional shops plan to open in 1986. Andree's Cookies & Cream will offer gourmet cookies and homemade ice cream as well as a liqueur bar. Texas Greetings, a card and gift shop, is set to open in February. Just north of the Chelsea Market on Montrose lies another opportunity for Merchants at 3939 Montrose provide shoppers with a unique experience. local shoppers. Highlighted by the large clock in the middle of the center at 3939 Montrose, the center offers shoppers a browsing experience along the storefront center featuring art, ice cream, gifts and more. Classique Wine & Spirits offers a variety of wines and liquors. Next door shoppers will find Besselman Gallery & Framery where they can purchase prints of Montrose and Houston architectural landmarks. In addition, the shop provides custom framing, creative mat designs and other artistic services. Mad Elegance combines cards for every occasion with unique gifts for the creative shopper. Mad Video, a video rental shop, offers a variety of movies to take home for entertainment. To satisfy the sweet tooth, shoppers can find ice cream, yogurt, with all the "mix- in's" of candy and fruit. Montrose Blvd. offers local shoppers a variety of shopping experiences and restaurants. Wherever the journey may take shoppers, it can indeed begin in the neighborhood. The Chelsea Market Overall, Montrose Banks Show Little Growth in a Year By Connie Woods Montrose Voice Staff Reporter The Harris County banks reported an overall increase of total deposits for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1985, over the same period last year. However, the Montrose area banks' overall deposit total remained much the same as last year. Based on the quarterly call from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the county's 267 banks reported a $1 billion increase from $38.87 billion for the last quarter of 1984 to $39.93 billion for Dec. 31, 1986. However, the overall 1985 total of deposits for six Montrose area banks remained much the same as the last quarter of 1984 at $900 million. Included in the six area banks are River Oaks Bank & Trust, Allied American Bank, South Main Bank, Texas Commerce Chemical, Liberty Bank, and BancTexas-Allen Parkway. River Oaks Bank & Trust, listed No. 15 in the county, recorded an increase from $275,796,456 in deposits in December 1984 to $283,379,925 at the quarter's end in December 1985. Montrose rank Harris Co. rank Dec. 31 1985 Sept. 30 1985 June 30 1985 Mar. 31 1985 Dec. 31 1984 1 15 River Oaks Bank & Trust 283,379,925 282,042,268 266.360,066 261,049,814 275,796,456 2 19 Allied American Bank 228,246,698 206,061.566 235,060,524 213,726,915 223,019,702 3 25 South Main Bank 169,836,670 151,432.794 161,843,150 161.466,379 153,361,560 4 54 Texas Commerce Chemical 104.891.191 98,726,635 103,862,559 104,803,756 107,791,890 5 91 Liberty Bank 69,198,190 71,880,771 74,775,644 78,508,864 77,671,234 6 137 BancTexas-Allen Parkway 46,467.710 42,059,915 49,343,871 53,749,672 67,737,726 Ranked No. 19 in the county, Allied American Bank recorded an increase of more than $5 million over last year's final quarter for the year. The Dec. 31, 1985, report showed deposits of $228,246,698. The largest deposit increase of the six area banks was reported by South Main Bank with an approximate $16.5 million. Listed No. 25, South Main Bank increased its deposits from $153,361,560 for Dec. 31, 1984, to $169,836,670 for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1985. Texas Commerce Chemical dropped from $107,791,890 in 1984 to $104,891,191 for the quarter ending in 1985. However, the bank did record an increase of approximately $6 million from the quarter ending Sept. 30, 1985. The bank ranks No. 54 in the county. Similarly, Liberty Bank, listed No. 91, recorded a decrease in deposits for the last quarter of 1985 to $69,191,190 from $77,671,234 for the quarter ending in 1984. BancTexas-Allen Parkway, No. 137 in the county, recorded the largest decrease of the area banks, approximately $21 mil lion. However, the last quarter of 1985 reported an increase of deposits from $42 million for Sept. 30,1985 to more than $46 million for the last quarter of 1985. The total deposits for the six area banks reported for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1985 showed more than $9 million, a slight overall decrease from the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1984. Texas Commerce Bank-Houston, the city's largest bank, reported deposits in excess of $7 billion recorded, an increase from the $6,775 billion a year ago.
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