Med Center/Braes Bayou Apartment Communities
Featuring the largest concentration of researchers, physicians and medical professionals in the world, it’s no wonder an average 7.2 million visitors make their way to this side of Space City every year. But don’t be fooled, Houston’s Medical Center District offers more than just great health care. Bordered by Rice Village, the Museum District and NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans, this lively neighborhood allows residents to embrace entertainment from every direction. Whether going to school, starting a career or raising a family, you’ll find plenty of reasons to call this vibrant slice of the city home.Something to Celebrate
Diverse in culture, Houston hosts a variety of outdoor events and festivals for all ages and interests — and all year long. Bring the whole family to the Japan Festival, Zoo Light and Kite Festival, all hosted at the neighborhood’s very own Hermann Park. Looking to really get in touch with your Texan side? The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the world’s largest rodeo, held just minutes away at NRG Park every year in March.Cure Your Hunger
Whether going on a date, dining solo or bringing along the whole family, you’ll find a fine feast of dining destinations nearby. Savor sophisticated Italian cuisine while taking in scenic views of the city at Treviso, or amp up your appetite for a pasta buffet at The Oaks Restaurant. Grabbing something in between shifts? Wan Fu and Hungry’s offer take-out and delivery options for satisfying your cravings on the go. Rice Village is also a great solution for treating your taste buds since it’s home to everything from casual delis to more upscale experiences.Stay Active
It’s hard to get bored when you’re surrounded by endless entertainment. Walking distance from just about anywhere in the medical center, Hermann Park is one of the city’s most visited parks, boasting 445 acres of scenic space to spread out along with jogging paths, a rose garden, golf course and museum. While at the park, be sure to catch one of the family-friendly performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre. For an educational outing, head over to the neighboring Museum District, featuring over 20 museums within a 1.5-mile radius.Raise Your Glass
Following an exhausting day, locals will find themselves winding down by the fireplace with their favorite glass of wine at Bacco, a cozy neighborhood bar. Music lovers can enjoy the best of blues during the week at The Big Easy, then sip as they listen to their favorite jazz on Friday and Saturday at Cezanne. Bronx Bar is another weekend favorite for those craving a high-energy scene complete with DJs and dancing.Come Home!
Ready to experience it for yourself? Contact us today to find your dream apartment in Houston’s Medical Center!