Houston Heights Association
Heights Civic Association
Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
HEIGHTS, one of Houston's most historic and charming areas, is known for its Victorian homes (old and new), large supply of 1920s bungalows
and unique ambience. Because of its proximity
to downtown, the Heights has become an attractive neighborhood for professionals who
want a short commute with a bohemian vibe.
Heights' community events such as Lights in the Heights in December
and Heights Festival showcase the strong community spirit found here. Heights
"downtown" provides retail along with many antique stores in the area as well as
the original produce market nearby on Airline Drive. 19th Street is a shopping, browsing
nation's tech-savvy singles and couples living in fashionable
neighborhoods on the urban fringe. Affluent, highly-educated and
ethnically mixed, Young Digerati communities are typically
filled with trendy apartments and condos, fitness clubs and
clothing boutiques, casual restaurants and all types of bars -
from juice to coffee to microbrew.
Once known as the home of the nation's yuppies, the Young Influentials now
reflect the fading glow of acquisitive yuppiedom. Today, its young,
middle-class singles and couples are more preoccupied with balancing work
and leisure pursuits. Having recently left college dorms, they now live in
apartment complexes surrounded by ball fields, health clubs and
||Consists of upper middle-class singles and couples. This is a haven for white-collar professionals drawn
to comfortable homes and apartments within a manageable commute to downtown
jobs, restaurants, and entertainment.
|Money and Brains
|| The residents of money and brains have it all: high
incomes, advanced degrees and sophisticated tastes to match their
credentials. Many of these city dwellers are married couples with children with who
live in fashionable homes on small, manicured lots.