SOUTHGATE enjoys an
excellent location directly west of the Texas Medical Center (the world's largest) and
directly south of Rice University. Many original bungalows and two-story properties remain
in this neighborhood where tear-downs are not as common as in neighboring West U.
BRAESWOOD features pre-war, two-story properties on large lots as well as
smaller bungalows. Renovations are more common than teardowns in this neighborhood that
features some of Houston's finest architecture.
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.
|| 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.
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
||A living example of how ethnically diverse the nation has become: more
than half the residents are Hispanic, Asian or African-American. In these
multilingual neighborhoods - one in ten speaks a language other than English -
middle-aged immigrants and their children live in middle-class comfort.