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Houston/Greater Heights

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The Greater Heights area includes some of Houston's most pleasant neighborhoods as well as a burgeoning restaurant and nightlife scene, especially on the Washington Street corridor.

Understand

Houston's first suburb, built around a streetcar line, The Heights today is centrally located compared to the far flung modern suburbs. It is a large district of gingerbread Victorian homes as well as early 20th Century bungalows.

Get in

See

  • Houston Telephone Museum, 1714 Ashland Street, 713-861-9784, [1]. A museum of telephone history.
  • Art Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd, 713-861-5526, [2]. Changing exhibits of art cars, art, and whatever else the curator wants to show off. Donation Only.


Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

  • Waldo's Coffee House, 1030 Heights Blvd, (713) 769-0700, [3]. Great place to sip coffee, play a board game, or work on your laptop. They have live music on Saturday nights, too.

Sleep

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Normandy, 930 Normandy St (On Interstate 10 East between I-610 and Beltway), 713 451-0009 (, fax: 713-451-0009), [4]. Each of our relaxingly spacious rooms come with amenities like high-speed Internet Access, huge 32-inch flat panel TVs w/ 3 HBOs, microwave ovens, refrigerators, hair dryers, coffee makers, iron w/ironing board, and much more. Enjoy a free newspaper with your Free Bright Side Breakfast each morning near the lobby.

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