Bounded by Buffalo Bayou and the Museum District, Montrose is a historic community that has something for everyone. Montrose is located minutes away from downtown and has easy access to the freeway. The homes of Montrose are as diverse as its residents. Town homes, brick bungalows, lofts and apartments are mixed in among the large estate homes. Many of the original homes have either been torn down to make room for new construction or have been fully renovated. The residents of Montrose include students, business professionals, families and local artists.
Nearby is The West Gray/River Oaks shopping area that has grocery stores, shopping centers, restaurants and movie theatres. Also near by is The Hyde Park shopping center.