4th of July celebration, final stage of efforts to revitalize PlazAmericas mall in Sharpstown
American flags lined the aisle of the PlazAmericas mall where dozens of vendors selling an array of Latino and Asian candy and trinkets shared space in the parking lot on Sunday with various community organizations for Liberty Fest, Southwest Management’s July 4 celebration. District.
It was an apt synthesis of the diversity that characterizes Sharpstown and an indication of the direction the organizers want the neighborhood to take. PlazAmericas Mall, originally called Sharpstown Center, was once a community center and economic engine for the area. Business leaders hope he can become one again.