Located west of Downtown and northwest of Uptown, Memorial is an affluent area of Houston that offers the best of suburban living with the convenience of the nearby city.
Memorial is home to some of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods, including Frostwood, Memorial Bend, and Nottingham Forest, which are characterized by sprawling yards, mature trees, a rich variety of home styles, and an abundance of parks and outdoor spaces. This area has continued to gain in popularity over the years and is considered one of Houston’s most-coveted areas.
Additionally, Memorial is home to part of Houston’s Energy Corridor, where many energy-sector companies have operations. Another of Memorial’s attractions is its easy access to major thoroughfares, for easy access to downtown and iother areas of Houston.
FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT
Memorial is chock full of some of Houston’s best local eateries. Whether you are craving a homemade torta, need a quick but delicious coffee, or are ready to indulge in a five-course meal, the options are endless. Some favorites include Pizaro’s, Jonathan’s The Rub, Straits, Las Tortas Perronas, Pura Coffee, Caliente, and Empire Turkish Grill amongst many, many more!
Houstonians flock to Memorial City Park, one of the country’s largest urban parks, to enjoy the over 1,460 acres of outdoor space. The park includes an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, croquet facilities, a swimming pool, fitness center, and running trails.
SCHOOLS AND HOUSING
The Memorial area is served by a variety of schools within Houston ISD and Spring Brand ISD. A major reason that people move to Memorial is to take advantage of the highly-rated public schools.
Venturing through Memorial’s neighborhoods, one will be hard-pressed to find a dominant architectural style of home. Instead, you will find everything from Georgian revival and mid-century modern homes to contemporary new builds and Colonial-style houses.