West University Place is a main Houston district bordered by the neighborhoods of Bellaire and Southside Place. Home to many professionals, Houston West University houses for sale have easy access to Downtown Houston, the Museum District, Houston Medical Center, the Galleria, Greenway Plaza, Montrose and most major freeways.
The city of West University Place was developed by former Tennessee Governor Ben Hooper in 1917. Proximity to Rice Institute inspired the name West University. West University Place is in close proximity to The Rice School, a kindergarten through 8th grade magnet school in Houston.