Sawyer Heights aka The First Ward Arts District is a subdivision located in Houston a mere 8 blocks from downtown Houston and tucked between the I-10 East curve and Washington Avenue. The First Ward Arts District is a state recognized cultural district in Houston, TX. Already, the District is home to several converted warehouse studio buildings which house over 250 studios of artists and creative entrepreneurs, as well as vast amounts of exhibition and event space. Because of this unique congregation of creative space, the District boasts what is believed to be the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas!
Sawyer Heights is surrounded by restaurants to fit every craving from hamburger’s at Southwell’s, a little French dip at La Madelaine and or perhaps a bit of Belgian fair at Café Brussel’s. Get fit at the Washington Gym or the infamous killer cross-training gym, H-Town Gym. After you’ve eaten and worked out how about a little shopping in Sawyer Heights? There’s a, Petsmart, Today’s Vision, AT&T Phone Center, Radio Shack, Mattress Firm and we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the first inner city Super Target.
Continuing your education? Get your master degree at the nearby campus of the University of Houston -Downtown then take in a show at the Alley Theatre or Hobby Center. There’s so much to do, and be, and see in this quaint but thriving community of North Central Downtown. Ready to purchase a home in Sawyer Heights ROC Homes may have just what you need.