Houston Area NeighborhoodsDiscover your perfect home in one of Houston's diverse neighborhoods
One of Houston’s most popular and historic neighborhoods, The Heights features vintage shops, boulevards, restored homes, parks, and new construction. Parts of the Heights reminds some of New Orleans’ Garden District with its neighborly feel and live oaks lining many streets.
The Heights heritage is protected by its residents as well as restrictions to preserve its blocks of historic architectural styles.
Its heritage dates to 1886 when Oscar Martin Carter developed the
Being named by Houstonia Magazine in 2013 as one of Houston’s “25 Hottest Neighborhoods” enlarged the spotlight on Spring Branch. The diversity of residents and businesses, numerous parks, convenient commuting, and quality schools fuel the surging popularity.
Spring Branch was settled by Germans in the 1830s. Street names in the area — such as Gessner, Blalock, Witt, and WIrt — reflect the area’s early residents. Today, Spring Branch is a short drive from the Energy Corridor, Memorial Park, City Centre, Town & Country, The Galleria, Uptown, Downtown, and The Heights.
INSIDE THE LOOP
“The Loop” is Interstate 610 that “loops” around Houston. “Inside the Loop” has been used to describe the central areas of Houston. There are so many popular residential neighborhoods and landmarks in this area! Memorial Park, Bayou Bend Collection, River Oaks, the Museum District, The Med Center, The Heights, Downtown, and so many more.
No matter what style or price of home you’re searching for, it can be found inside the loop.
CYPRESS – SPRING
The unincorporated communities of Cypress and Spring have long attracted families to this area north and northwest of Houston. Planned communities such as Blackhorse Ranch, Bridgeland, Towne Lake, Fairfield, and others offer recreational, educational, and outdoor amenities perfect for every family. There’s a wide range of residential housing for sale in Cypress and Spring.
The Cypress Creek trails and park-like settings run through the Cypress, Spring, and Northwest Houston areas. Horseback riding, sports, and just about any conceivable youth, family, adult, and senior recreational activity you can imagine is available in the Cypress – Spring area.
One of the fastest growing cities in Texas, Pearland has been noted as the city Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt chose for his first Texas residence. In its early history, Pearland was home to Native Indians before Europeans arrived as early as 1528. City Historians report that LaSalle and Stephen F. Austin were known to have spent time in Pearland.
Its close commute to Houston, and continual economic growth within Pearland, drive the attraction of families to live in Pearland. To learn more about Pearland, click here.
RICHMOND – ROSENBERG – SUGAR LAND
Richmond, the Fort Bend County seat, and nearby communities of Rosenberg and Sugar Land, have grown rapidly with more families and professionals finding the homes and neighborhoods they desire. Residents enjoy the recreational, education, and professional opportunities.
The history of the area is fascinating with the Brazos River, sugar, and cattle playing a significant role in the 19th century. Fort Bend County’s name originated with a log fort built on a bend in the Brazos River. Learn more about Richmond’s history here.
Sugar Land is now seeing the conversion of the original Imperial Sugar site into a multi-purpose development. The Smart Financial Center opened in 2017 with scheduled performances by such well known entertainers as Billy Crystal, Sting, Bastille, Cyndi Lauper. and many more. The center’s event schedule can be found here.
Upper West End
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Blackhorse Ranch Golf Club