Houston Heights — Established in the late 1800’s as a street car suburb the heights is home to Victorian style homes and is positioned around a central Boulevard with sprawling oaks. Independent shops, restaurants and boutiques line the main thoroughfare in ‘downtown’ heights much as it was in the 1950’s. Now a major area for redevelopment the housing trend is to build 3 and 4 story townhomes and oversized craftsman style bungalows. Home values range from $300k—Millions. Other similar neighborhoods include Woodland Heights, Timbergrove, Brooksmith and Lazybrook — all areas are often referred to as “The Heights”.