Houston named Top Urban Enclave by Forbes.comWest University Place has been named one of the "Top Urban Enclaves" according to Forbes.com...

"... Call it an urban suburb – a big-city next-door neighbor that has rejected high-rise development and highways and maintained a small-town feel without the nightmarish commute of the average bedroom community…

"Contained within the Houston city limits and near Rice University, West University Place originally attracted upscale residents for its favorable tax policies.  Today, the tax exceptions are no longer, but the tree-filled, affluent bedroom community is one of the most prized addresses in the Houston area.  Prices start at around $500,000 and top off in the $3 million to $4 million range ..."

Matt Woolsey, www.Forbes.com, August 6, 2007

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Yes, that's us here in West University Place - an oasis of green lawns and mature oak trees surrounded by an increasingly-urban metropolis.  And we love our small-town atomosphere!