The neighborhoods of Highland Village and Lynn Park, usually identified together as Highland Village, offer close-in convenience and a great deal of charm. Their 250-plus homes fill a tract between Suffolk and Drexel south of Westheimer to Richmond. Highland Village is just minutes from the Galleria and downtown Houston with easy access to Loop 610 and Hwy 59.
The original, California Ranch-style homes in the Highland Village area offer affordable alternatives in the shadow of some of the most expensive real estate in the city. The one-story 1950s homes have enjoyed extensive renovations in the last several decades, and with home sites ranging from 7,000 to 8,000-plus square feet, Highland Village attracts new and recently-constructed two-story homes with the latest in amenities.
One of Houston’s most sophisticated and desirable shopping centers shares the Highland Village name. Created in 1952 as a sleepy neighborhood center, Highland Village Shopping is an exclusive shopping and dining destination that includes the finest names in fashion, home accessories, and one-of-a-kind boutiques. Headliners include Apple, Anthropologie, Ann Taylor, Chico’s, Crate & Barrel, Cole Haan, Kiehl’s, L’Occitane, Marmi, Paper Source, Pottery Barn, Quatrine, Restoration Hardware, Sprinkles, Waterworks, West Elm, and William Sonoma. Highland Village is also the exclusive Houston location for Tossini, lucy and Donald J Pliner. Meanwhile, the see-and-be-seen set can be found dining at P. F. Chang’s, RA Sushi Bar, Up, Smith & Wollensky, and Escalante’s with its breezy outdoor patio. Also nearby is the highly regarded Central Market.