LOCAL Houston | The City Guide May 2016 - Page 54

WHERE TO LIVE NOW midtown Divided between Third and Fourth Ward around 1906, Midtown is located southwest of downtown Houston. With some of the best restaurants, nightlife, Midtown Park, Bagby Park, top-of-the-line condominiums, museums, education, markets and places of worship, Midtown, which was originally just a popular residential district, has grown dramatically and been stated the favorite neighborhood for millennials. by Ida Sameri | Illustration by German Arellano By the NumBers: Lodging/Bed & Breakfast: 1 Markets & Grocery Stores: 3 Fitness: 4 Realtors: 5 Law Enforcement Agencies: 5 Dry Cleaning: 6 Places of Worship: 7 Bank & Financial Institutes: 7 Childcare, Education, Technology: 8 Salons, Spas & Barbershops: 9 Auto Dealers & Service Providers: 10 Social Services: 10 Healthcare: 15 Accommodations: 19 Art, Museums & Theaters: 30 Nightlife: 39 Services & Retail: 43 Restaurants: 61 54 L O C A L | may 16