Living in the Riverside District (the District) offers a wealth of advantages and amenities withoutlong commutes to jobs and the best Houston has to offer, thereby giving residents more quality time with families, or pursuing other interests.
Less Than 10 Minutes from Work. The District’s close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, Downtown and other inner loop employment centers makes it an ideal neighborhood forbusiness and government mangers, and professionals in medicine, business, law, education, government, and other technical fields.
Less Than 10 Minutes from Major Sports.Stadiums and arenas for the Houston Rockets, Texans, Astros, and Dynamo professional sports teams are all less than ten minutes as well as the sport facilities for all of major universities in the city.
Less Than 10 Minutes from a Vast Number of Dining Options. There are hundreds of restaurants in or near the Riverside District to meet almost everyone’s taste and pocket book. Together, their menu offerings are almost endless.
Less Than 10 Minutes from Museums and Performing Arts.District residents need only a few minutes to reach and enjoy the symphony, operas, broadway shows at the City’s primary performing arts centers such as the Wortham Theatre, Jones Hall, and other venues. Many museums including the Museums of Fine Arts, Natural History and Medicine, and the Children’s Museum are lessthan ten minutes away.
Less Than 10 Minutes from Some of the Best Schools in Houston. Nationally ranked Debakey High School heads the list of high-ranking public school located in or near the District. The High School for the Visual and Performing Arts is another.
Less Than 5 Minutes from Major Parks and Recreational Facilities. The District is ringed on three sides by parks and trails including the City’s premier Hermann Park with its picnic facilities, golf course, outdoor theatre, zoo, rose garden, walking and jogging trails, lake, museum and children’s playground
Less Than 12 Minutes from Major Shopping Centers. The Galleria, Highland Village, The Village Shops and other shopping centers are just a few minutes away. Supermarket shopping is also nearby.
Less Than 10 Minutes from the Major Universities. Rice, the University of Houston, Texas Southern University and St. Thomas are reachable by bicycle or a short drive, or via a short hike.