“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”
Northwest of downtown lies the original suburb of Houston: Houston Heights, dating back to the late 1800's. Today the area draws singles and families with a village feel in the heart of the city, including mom-and-pop joints, local hardware stores and nurseries, and welcoming coffee shops. Hip art galleries, boutiques and thrift and antique stores line 19th Street. Houston Heights Boulevard is a wide street with a green path for joggers and strollers admiring the area's restored historic architecture.