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First platted in 1911 just west of Downton is well acclaimed Montrose located in the heart of Houston inner-loop and has been named one of the “ten great neighborhoods in America” in 2009. Montrose consists of 20th century bungalows, cottages, and renovated mansions located along tree-lined boulevards and wide streets. You can find ample restaurants, boutiques, antique shops, live music and art galleries. This neighborhood is convenient to Downtown, the Medical Center and is also home to The University of St. Thomas.

Statistics (2013)

County / Zip Code: Harris / 77018
Single Family Properties: 5,468
Average Bedrooms: 2.88
Average Baths: 1.43
Median Sq. Ft.: 1,378
Median Lot Sq. Ft.: 7,428
Median Year Built: 1952
Median Appriased Value: $161,416
Value Range: $119 – $272 K
Median Price / Sq. Ft.: $190.49

Schools in 77018

Black Middle School
Durham Elementary School
Garden Oaks Elementary School
Oak Forest Elementary School
Stevens Elementary School
Waltrip High School
Washington B T High School


Candlelight Park
Oak Forest Community Garden
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
Oak Forest Branch Library
Candlelight Community Center