Houston recently added four more points to its walkability score, a rating system developed by Redfin company WalkScore. Although it didn't quite place in the top ten list for most walkable cities, it did improve its score from 76 to 80. This could be because places like Parc at Midtown are recognizing the millennial demand for comfort close to home. Aerial view of Midtown location. Despite Houston not making the national list, Parc at Midtown is located in a top ten neighborhoods in Texas for walkability: Midtown. When Inman last profiled Parc at Midtown, we spoke with Surge Homes, the developer responsible for the property, about why there was such success and buzz around the apartments. Surge Homes co-owner Louis Conrad talked about the way they were able to generate buzz around their properties through a strong social media presence and face-to-face interaction. It seems to have worked quite well for the Midtown residences. Located within a few blocks (considered wa...
- Millennials want amenities within walking distance of their residence, developers say.
- Upper Richton and Parc at Midtown are located in what's considered very walkable neighborhoods.
- The Midtown neighborhood ranks fifth on Texas' top ten walkable neighborhoods list.