Welcome to Heights-Greater Heights

As one of Houston's most historic neighborhoods, The Heights flourishes as a destination for foodies and architecture lovers. Located right in the middle of all of the action, The Heights maintains its quaint, small-town feel and deep sense of community.

Key Details


charming, community, restaurants, outdoor trails

Located in The Heights

Commute Times
HOU 20m by car
IAH 22m by car
Downtown 10m by car
East to West Interstate 45 to North Shepherd Drive
North to South Interstate 610 to Katy Freeway
Nearby Neighborhoods Shady Acres, Timbergrove, Woodland Heights

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The heights:
Popular choice for Houstonians seeking a neighborhood vibe.

The Heights is located just four miles northwest of downtown Houston and was built on and named for its site on high land. The Heights is fast-growing and remains a popular choice for many Houstonians due to being a close-in neighborhood, walkable and proximity to downtown, The Galleria and Medical Center.

What to expect:
Historic charm with a welcoming atmosphere.

Some neighborhoods make you feel like you have to be “on” but the Heights has a relaxed vibe. No matter how busy life may be, going for a walk on The Heights tree-lined streets or to one of its many parks will bring you back down to earth quickly.

The lifestyle:
Great neighborhood walkability which caters to residents' active and outdoor lifestyles.

The Heights features hiking and biking trails that reach as far as downtown or north of I-610. Many residents walk to dinner, a coffee shop or even to a night on the town. The Heights offers a wide variety of social options and entertainment, such as Heights Theater, and features easily accessible historic parks, such as Moody Park and Spotts Park, and biking and walking trails.

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Unexpected appeal:
Neighbors who become close friends.

Community is something that is getting harder to find, and The Heights offers it in spades. In the Heights, it’s always easy to find a neighbor working in their front yard, sitting on the porch or taking a leisurely dog walk. The friendly feel makes casual conversation with neighbors a daily occurrence in The Heights.

The market:
Fast-paced housing market with a unique mix of architecture styles.

Location is everything and The Heights is perfectly located right in the middle of it all, which explains the competitive real estate market. The neighborhood’s houses have become some of the most sought after properties in Houston. The homes range in style with each block holding a variety of homes, including Historic Victorian, Craftsman, small brick bungalows and recently constructed farmhouse-style homes.

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You'll fall in love with:
The dining options for food lovers.

The Heights features a rapidly expanding restaurant scene led by several top favorites, including Local Foods and Field and Tides. The Heights is home to a range of shopping options from upscale boutiques to neighborhood businesses where people know your name.

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