Nestled in between the heart of downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, the 725 acres, 22 miles of streets and 325 city blocks that constitute Midtown holds history otherwise forgotten in other gentrified areas of the fourth largest city in the country.
Yes, today Midtown is one of Houston's most culturally diverse areas while its commercial and residential locales have become some of the most prized in the city. With a thriving mixed-use community, Midtown offers an environment that exemplifies the experience of urban living. But it hasn't always had a premier standing.
In this Hidden Houston video vignette, hear from residents, visitors, pioneer businesses and investors who have experienced the change, and love the area's blend of new attractions and yesterday appeal.
Editor's note: Hidden Houston is interactive multimedia series that aims to reveal the many things that are unique about the Bayou City and its surrounding areas.