Houston Heights is a fantastic neighborhood. Over the past several years, it has become one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Houston. Whether it’s Norhill Heights (wait! Isn’t that our name), Woodland Heights, Brooke Smith, Sunset Heights, or Houston Heights proper, the Greater Heights area is just a phenomenal place for both families and singles alike. It’s the kind of place that makes you want to shout from the charming bungalow rooftops, “I love living here!” Or, if you’re not into shouting, you could just quietly sip your latte and nod your head in agreement.

Great Schools

One of the most significant factors Houston homebuyers consider when moving to a new area is the quality of the schools. Whether you already have kids, plan to have kids, or just understand the importance of the schools to a neighborhood’s long-term value, this topic will more than likely inform your decision on where you want to live.

Houston Heights is home to some of the best schools in the city, including Harvard Elementary, Travis Elementary, Field Elementary, Hogg Middle School, and Heights High School. These schools have an excellent reputation and are much loved by parents and students.

Lots of Great Restaurants

Houston Heights is a foodie’s paradise, with an abundance of restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines. Some of the best restaurants in Houston Heights include Coltivare, a farm-to-table Italian restaurant; Eight Row Flint, a bar that serves tacos and whiskey; and Postino WineCafe, a wine bar with a fantastic patio. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza, tacos, or a glass of wine, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds in The Heights.


Another reason why people want to live in The Heights is its bike-friendly infrastructure. The recently added 11th Street Bike Lanes are a great way to traverse the neighborhood and they give the neighborhood a residential vibe in the big city. The White Oak Hike and Bike Trail also cuts through the neighborhood and offers beautiful views of the city. It also connects the Heights to Downtown Houston. Houston Heights is also home to several bike shops, including Blue Line Bike Lab.

Easy Commute to Downtown Houston and the Uptown Galleria

Houston Heights is conveniently located near downtown Houston and the Uptown Galleria, making it an ideal place to live for people who work in these areas. The neighborhood has easy access to several major highways, including I-10 and I-45, which makes the Heights well-connected to every corner of the city.


Houston Heights is home to some of the best shopping in Houston. The 19th Street Shopping District, the home to Norhill Realty, offers a variety of unique shops, boutiques, and antique stores. The district also hosts several events throughout the year, including the White Linen Night festival in August, which is popular at our office. Houston Heights is also home to several grocery stores, including the popular HEB grocery store.

If you’re looking for a great place to live, Houston Heights has it all – great schools, amazing restaurants, bike-friendly infrastructure, easy access to downtown and the Uptown Galleria, and fantastic shopping options. So, what are you waiting for? Come join us in Houston Heights – we promise not to brag too much about how awesome it is.

If you want to learn more about the neighborhood and the homes, schedule an appointment with one of our great agents by filling out the form below.

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