of West University Place
of Southside Place
Southampton Civic Club
Located just west of Rice University, the cities of West U and Southside Place are a magnet for professionals who have turned them into two of Houston's top residential
neighborhoods (and both are, in fact, their own cities). They offer a small-town ambience and security with their own police and
fire protection. There are lots of kids here and an excellent elementary.
Both are excellent places to call home.
Southampton is east of West U and Southside Place and
directly north of Rice University. It has the ambience and graciousness provided by older
homes, huge live oak canopies, and strong deed restrictions that have kept its beauty and
great charm intact throughout the years.
|| The residents of money and brains have it all: high
incomes, advanced degrees and sophisticated tastes to match their
credentials. Many of these city dwellers are married couples with children with who
live in fashionable homes on small, manicured lots.
nation's tech-savvy singles and couples living in fashionable
neighborhoods on the urban fringe. Affluent, highly-educated and
ethnically mixed, Young Digerati communities are typically
filled with trendy apartments and condos, fitness clubs and
clothing boutiques, casual restaurants and all types of bars -
from juice to coffee to microbrew.
||Consists of upper middle-class singles and couples. This is a haven for white-collar professionals drawn
to comfortable homes and apartments within a manageable commute to downtown
jobs, restaurants, and entertainment.
|| A collection of young, mobile urbanites, Bohemian Mix represents the
nation's most liberal lifestyle. Its residents are a progressive mix of
young singles and couples, students and professionals. Bohemian Mixers are early adopters who are quick to check out the latest
movie or nightclub.