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Neighborhoods in Houston

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Houston has a vast array of neighborhoods, ranging from bustling urban communities ripe nightlife choices to family-friendly suburban communities to quiet rural areas with lots of green space. This guide to the neighborhoods of the Houston, TX you'll find information regarding major attractions, community events and resources, public transportation, housing, dining, and much, much more.
  1. Downtown Houston
  2. Montrose
  3. The Heights
  1. River Oaks and The Galleria
  2. Profiles of More Houston Neighborhoods
  3. Walking Tours of Houston Neighborhoods

Downtown Houston

Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States, and downtown is its epicenter. It has experienced a recent push from investors and developers to help it regain its regal status, and behind nearly $4 billion in renovations, it is well on its way.

Montrose

Nearly 100-years-old, Montrose, a scant four square miles, is one of the most established, culturally diverse sections of Houston. Among others populations, the LGBT community has a strong presence in Montrose, though it’s hardly an exclusivity.

The Heights

The Heights is Houston's oldest planned community (circa 1890) It has grown over the years to become one of Houston's most sought after living destinations. Unofficially, The Heights now includes the Woodland Heights, Norhill Heights, Sunset Heights, and surrounding tiny subdivisions that have all grown together into one diverse and funky area.

River Oaks and The Galleria

With a median home value of $1.5 million, this fabled expanse of oak-shaded lawns and jaw-dropping mansions ranks among the most luxurious in Texas, if not the United States. Just across I-610, the Galleria provides the well-to-do a huge, air-conditioned mall that manages to retain the feel of a high-end shopping district.

Profiles of More Houston Neighborhoods

The neighborhoods of Houston and its surround areas offer accomodations for a wide array of lifestyle choices. Peruse these profiles of Houston's neighborhoods to find information about area schools, dining, real estate, shopping and more.

Walking Tours of Houston Neighborhoods

The neighborhoods of Houston and its surrounding areas offer accomodations for a wide array of lifestyle choices. Peruse these virtual tours through various Houston neighborhoods to see what it like to live in them, including information on places to eat, shop, live, and more.

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