Located in south-central Houston, you have one of North America's largest medical districts encompassing 2.1 square miles. The TMC is made up of 54 medicine-related institutions that include a school of dentistry, two pharmacy schools, three public health organizations, seven schools of nursing, for regular medical schools, eight academic and research related institutions, eight specialty facilities, and 21 hospitals. The TMC is located west of Texas State Highway 288 and directly south of the Museum District. The Medical Center/Astrodome area covers almost five miles and densely populated with medical students and workers, with the total population being well over 20,000 people. The TMC is connected to Downtown Houston and NRG Park complex via the Metrorail, a light rail that travels north and south.
The Houston area provides residents of living in the TMC with an abundance of things to do and experience, whether it’s art, culture, entertainment, or nature. A great example is the Space Center Houston located at 1601 East NASA Parkway, where residents and tourists view exhibits highlighting the history of American space flight. This NASA museum features an artifact gallery that includes the Mercury 9 capsule, the Apollo 17 command module, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project docking module trainer, among a few others. You also have the Houston Museum of Natural Science located at 5555 Hermann Park Drive which was established in 1909. This four-story museum features the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, and the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Permanent exhibits include the Foucault pendulum, the Cullen Hall of Gems & Minerals, and the Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife, as well as ten others. When it comes to shopping and dining near TMC, Memorial City Mall located in Memorial City at 303 Memorial City. This larger-scale indoor shopping mall offers Houstonians upscale shops such as A’Gaci, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aerie, Bath & Body Works, Coach, and tons more. Dining establishments include American Girl Bistro, Chiang Mai Thai, Cinnabon, Island Grill, among a long list of others.
When it comes to single-family home plans in the TMC area, you can find various styles of Colonial, Classical, Contemporary, Country, Cottage, Craftsman, Ranch, Tudor, Mediterranean, as well as newly constructed models. Property for sale in The Medical Center neighborhood, for the most part, offers houses with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,290 square feet to six bedrooms, six baths, and 5,400 square feet. On top of that, these single-family residences in the TMC, offer unique amenities such as Japanese soaking tubs, balconies, commercial-grade roofing, double paned windows, large walk-in closets, and much more. Furthermore, the Texas Medical Center community has a selection of luxury apartments, condos, and spacious townhomes for sale designed with various kinds of floor plans, special features, and packed full of amenities. To learn more about the available real estate in the Texas Medical Center neighborhood, please contact us today to schedule a tour.