6.6 out of 10

Greater Heights

Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Houston
29.7935998053607 -95.397949411146
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  • Clean & Green
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Medical Facilities
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  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
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"Historic Heights"

Bordering the North 610 Loop and Interstate 45, in North Houston is where you will find the Historic area of the Heights. Main roads traveled here are Yale, Crosstimbers, and North Shepherd. The Heights is a fairly updated area, where many residents have taken it upon themselves to renovate their homes or buy and flip them for a profit. The area is very diverse. Real estate located here is quite expensive, due to the desired location and the fact that it has been restored. Strip centers, quaint restaurants, and vintage shops line the streets in this neighborhood. You can find restaurants and entertainment within a short driving distance, as well as around the neighborhood. This area has become popular and continues to grow.
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5

"Greater Heights, Houston"

The Greater Heights neighborhood is one of the oldest, quaint offerings in the city of Houston. Visitors of this area enjoy many of the modern offerings of other communities. They will also find terrific architecture. Much of the architecture in this area is original to the history of the Greater Heights. Residents of this neighborhood have easy access to many of the city’s major roadways. It is situated near the North 610 Loop, Interstate Highway 10, and Interstate Highway 45. There are many nearby communities to the Greater Heights location. These include Lazy Brook and Timbergrove. Greater Heights was designed as Houston’s Super Neighborhood #15. This area is completely unique among many of the other offerings in the city. It is known for its mixture of historic homes. Many residents have taken these great homes and remodeled them, keeping true to era architecture. Alongside these historic homes, you will find modern apartment complexes and condos. This provides an intriguing combination of styles for visitors to explore. Great Heights also has fantastic shopping, restaurants, and entertainment options. It is minutes from the popular downtown destination. It is also a short drive to the Katy area. Residents of Greater Heights have convenient commutes to area commercial and business locations.
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Best Streets in Greater Heights


East 9th St

"Nice community, relaxing landscaping"
29.7870764190567 -95.3932476119857

Nashua St

"Family Friendly Street!"
29.7923493916787 -95.4125128441366

Prince St

"The name says it all!"
29.7919532100642 -95.4134300865913

Timbergrove Ln

"A quiet Neighborhood"
29.7931667140698 -95.4163543662906

Unranked Streets in Greater Heights

Alexander St

"Fell in love with Love Park, Dorothy Street and Alexander Street!"
29.7908030083176 -95.4079730656945

Ashland St

"Lots of shopping centers on this street "
29.8020905015945 -95.403596459085

Bay Oaks Rd

"Shaded areas and a great place to live with a family"
29.7911135140303 -95.4143329688399

Blair St

"good place for a family"
29.7970009628708 -95.4068144683177

Columbia St

"Picture perfect and a great neighborhood."
29.7973995170836 -95.393237012166

Dorothy St

"Picnic in Love Park "
29.789456037916 -95.4088911212972

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