The Art Colony is conveniently and centrally located in the prestigious Museum Park District, inside the loop, only minutes away from the Texas Medical Center, downtown and the midtown/Galleria sections of Houston. Experience the NEW Hermann Park Pavillon and gardens. The Montrose shopping and antique district is only a few minutes away as well as the famed Rice Ave and the architecturally significant River Oaks Shopping Centers. Schools such as Rice University, University of Houston, and St. Thomas University are within walking or a short driving distance. Or better yet, experience the Light Rail metro system going downtown or cross-town to the Reliant Stadium Entertainment Complex.
If culture is what you're seeking, nineteen museums are within walking distance and the De Menils is only a short ten-minute ride away! Or, take the Light Rail or a short drive to Houston's downtown theatre district for current Broadway plays, the Houston Symphony, ballet, opera or the top musical/entertainment acts in the country.
Come and taste the multi-ethnic and regional cuisines of Tex-Mex, Mex, Southwest, Cajun, BBQ, Thai-Viet Nam... from quintessential Texas Ice Houses to 5-Star restaurants... from sleek sophistication to cool bistro, The Art Colony is nearby for a planned dining occasion or last minute dining/entertainment get-aways. And, rest assured, a Starbucks is only a few blocks away!