Who we are

Washington Terrace Civic Association is a registered 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the City of Houston and was voted the best civic association by The Houston Press in 2004.

Washington Terrace is a historic neighborhood located in the Third Ward of Houston, TX. We are committed to overseeing the needs, preservation, safety, and development of our 90-year old neighborhood.

Map of Washington Terrace Area


Washington Terrace was established in April 1924 by Nelms Investment Group, emphasizing a suburban atmosphere of the neighborhood, yet observed that it was only three miles from the courthouse, long considered the center of Houston. Washington Terrace comprises 403 homes and is a T-shaped subdivision bordered by Alabama Street to the north, Blodgett Street to the south, Dowling Street to the west, and Ennis Street to the east.

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