Texas Medical Center (TMC) is the world’s largest medical complex. Since opening in 1945, TMC has been pioneering patient care, research, education, and prevention.
Today, TMC comprises: 21 renowned hospitals, 13 support organizations, eight academic and research institutions, six nursing programs, three public health organizations, three medical schools, two universities, two pharmacy schools, and a dental school.
The Texas Medical Center receives an average of 3,300 patient visits a day and over seven million annual patient visits, including over 18,000 international patients. In 2011, the center employed over 106,000 people, including 20,000 physicians, scientists, researchers and other advanced degree professionals in the life sciences.
Living in TMC area provides a multitude of diversions for adults young and old with restaurants ranging from high end steak houses to corner taco stands. It is the home of Rice University and shopping is just a moment away in the Rice Village Shops featuring Kate Spade, Urban Outfitters, Sephora and the Langford Market to name just a few. Area gyms are abundant in this health conscious part of town with Lanesborough Fitness Center, LA Fitness, and Rice Recreation and Wellness Center.
But TMC area is not just for adults. Young parents have any number of outings to enjoy with their children. Visit the Houston Zoo, and Hermann Park for train rides, lake side picnics and interactive playgrounds. For something more intellectual there’sThe Children’s Museum in the Museum District. Texans are known for their love of football and the NRG Park for Texan’s football games is a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
All in all The Medical Center area could be the right place for your family to live, play and work. Click here for more information about available homes in the immediate and surrounding area of TMC by ROC Homes.