Due to its affordability, location, and historic charm, Greater Heights is one of the most sought after communities in Houston. Most of the Heights was built in the early part of the 20th century. Although located in the center of town, the Heights is considered Houston’s 1st suburb. Trolley cars would bring Heights residents to their jobs downtown and ritzy boutiques along 19th street would provide entertainment at night and during the weekend. The neighborhood went through some rough times in the 70s and 80s, but now it is one of the hippest, family-friendly areas of town. The trendy boutiques and restaurants have returned to 19th Street and throughout the area. The Houston Heights offers a diverse mix of old and new Victorian homes, early century craftsman homes, and newly constructed homes.