is an eclectic
combination of cottages, townhouses, duplexes, apartments, and small businesses
illustrating Houston's "no zoning" environment. Restaurants, bars, coffee
houses, galleries, antique stores and unique retail shops are found throughout this area,
known as Houston's "bohemia". It attracts singles and
married hipsters and those who want an area where you can often walk
to your restaurant or retail destination. (I live here and can walk to
four different coffee houses within 10 minutes).
|| A collection of young, mobile urbanites, Bohemian Mix represents the
nation's most liberal lifestyle. Its residents are a progressive mix of
young singles and couples, students and professionals. Bohemian Mixers are early adopters who are quick to check out the latest
movie or nightclub.
Concentrated in the nation's port cities, Urban Achievers is often the first
stop for up-and-coming immigrants from Asia, South America and Europe. These
young singles and couples are typically college-educated and ethnically
diverse: about a third are foreign-born, and even more speak a language
other than English.
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.
|Money & 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.