Tag: Woodland Heights

By Boulevard Realty

15 Things to Know About Brooke Smith

If you’re not already familiar with Brooke Smith, the slice of the Greater Heights roughly bordered by North Main, Airline, Cavalcade, and I-45 North, don’t feel too bad, as you’re not alone. For whatever reason (maybe because its name doesn’t include the word Heights), it seems to fly below the radar of most Houstonians looking…

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By Jan Clark

What Comes After Up-and-Coming: Sunset Heights Edition

I’ve lived in the “Central North” area of Houston for quite a few years now and I’ve seen it go through many changes. Loosely composed of the Greater Heights, Lazybrook, Timbergrove, Oak Forest, and Garden Oaks, this area has gone from sleepy, shaded, and serene to just another Houston hot spot. The Heights in particular…

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By Boulevard Realty

Moving To Houston: Things You Should Know

If you’re considering a relocation to Houston, you’re not alone! In recent years, Houston has been named one of the fastest growing cities in the country. While some might associate Houston with suburban sprawl, stacked-up traffic, and oil drilling, there’s a lot more to this city than just the well-known stereotypes. These days, Houston boasts…

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By Boulevard Realty

What’s Happening in Woodland Heights: Exciting New Developments in one of Houston’s Oldest, Most Beloved Neighborhoods

Woodland Heights is known for its historic homes, but one pocket of this superb Houston neighborhood, right next to Boulevard’s charming corner lot listing at 216 Byrne, will soon be reinvigorated by a wave of new homes. This naturally got us thinking about how 216 Byrne, and the neighborhood as a whole (including our lovely listings at 2805 Morrison,…

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By Boulevard Realty

Homes that make us happy: Traditional Styles

This post is part of a series called Homes That Make Us Happy We recently came across a thought-provoking article by Jacoba Urist called The Psychological Cost of Boring Buildings. The article explains how scientific evidence shows that living and working in or around architecturally interesting buildings and varied, vibrant urban settings (read: no zoning) can lead…

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By Bayou City Life

Bayou City Life Presents Holiday Lighting Ceremonies

This post is part of a series called Bayou City Life Becky Davis and Mark Standridge, former publishers of Bayou City Magazine and current realtors with Boulevard Realty, love the city of Houston and know you do too. They want to make sure you can find all the great things going on in the Bayou…

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By Boulevard Realty

Boulevard Goes Back to School: Travis Elementary (Part 2)

We kicked off the Fall by rediscovering the great schools of our neighborhood! This series of posts shares what we learned at Travis Elementary, Hamilton MS, and Reagan High, plus the exciting new Arabic Immersion Magnet School! Travis Elementary in Woodland Heights has long had a reputation as an exemplary institution for early childhood education, and as realtors we’ve seen…

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