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Houston Heights Neighborhood


Houston Heights History

•Houston Heights was founded in 1891

•Texas’ earliest planned community

•Houston Heights was incorporated as its own city in 1896

•Annexed by the City of Houston in 1918

•Includes a variety of architectural styles from the turn of the century

•Neighborhood was laid out on a rectangular grid with a north/south emphasis, with Heights Boulevard as the central spine

•North-South streets have names

•East-West streets are numbered

•Heights Boulevard serves as the dividing line between ‘East’ numbered streets and ‘West’ numbered streets

•Some streets were named for colleges and universities, such as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Oxford

Houston Heights Neighborhoods

Greater Houston Heights has distinctive Historic Districts

  • Historic District West
  • Historic District East
  • Norhill Historic District
  • Woodland Heights Historic District
  • Historic District South
  • Germantown Historic District

Houston Heights Outdoor Spaces

•The City of Houston Heights was incorporated in 1896

•W.G. Love served as its first mayor

•Two parks in the Heights are named for former mayors - Marmion & Milroy Park

•Heights also features Donovan Park, Wright-Bembry and Love Park

•Heights Hike & Bike Trail - offers glimpses of some of the most beautiful examples of Victorian and turn-of-the-century architecture Houston has to offer

Houston Heights Restaurants & Bars

•Rainbow Lodge •Tony’s •Pappa Geno’s •Cedar Creek •CRISP •Eureka Heights •Torchy’s Tacos •DownHouse •BoomTown Coffee •Good Dog Houston – Heights •Boil House •Bellagreen •Andy’s Home Café •Sonoma Wine Bar •Ritual •Coltivare •King’s Bierhaus 

Houston Heights Attractions & Events

•Attractions •19th Street Shopping & Dining •Harold’s Tap Room, Emerson Rose, Maryam’s Café, Bliss, Jubilee, Houston, Cigar Lounge, Big Blue Whale •Art Car Museum •Bingo at SPJST Lodge 88 •Heights Theater •Sara’s Inn •Opera in the Heights

•Events and Happenings •Lights in the Heights •White Linen Night •Holiday on 19th •Woodland Heights Home Tour

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