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Highland Village, Houston

Highland Village is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas, United States.

Highland Village is located inside the 610 Loop in the triangle formed by Greenway Plaza, Uptown, and River Oaks. Highland Village is in the 77027 ZIP code.

The first homes in Highland Village were built in the early 1950s; some of the older homes were torn down and replaced with larger homes in the 2000s.

Nearby Houston neighborhoods include Afton Oaks, Upper Kirby, Lynn Park, Oak Estates, River Oaks, and Weslayan Plaza. The city of West University Place is also near Highland Village.

Stores in the area include Highland Village Shopping Center, H-E-B's Central Market and Rice Epicurean supermarkets. Shopping in Uptown and the Upper Kirby districts are nearby.

Contents

  • Shopping center 1
  • Education 2
    • Primary and secondary schools 2.1
      • Public schools 2.1.1
        • Gallery of public schools 2.1.1.1
      • Private schools 2.1.2
  • Police service 3
  • Media 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Shopping center

Tootsie's used to occupy space in the shopping center. As of September 7, 2011, Calypso is leasing some of the former Tootsie's space.[1]

Education

Primary and secondary schools

Public schools

Highland Village is served by Houston ISD schools.

Highland Village is zoned to:

Gallery of public schools

Private schools

Nearby private schools include The Kinkaid School and St. John's School.

Police service

The neighborhood is within the Houston Police Department's Central Patrol Division [3].

Media

The Houston Chronicle is the area regional newspaper.

The River Oaks Examiner is a local newspaper distributed in the community [4].

References

  1. ^ Sarnoff, Nancy. "Urban retail explodes, but stores expand areawide." Houston Chronicle. September 7, 2011. Retrieved on September 29, 2011.

External links

  • Afton Oaks
  • Central Market
  • Greenway Plaza
  • Highland Village Shopping Center

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