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.

Our neighborhood is represented by the following:

City of Houston District D, Complete Communities Third Ward, Houston Southeast Management District, Super Neighborhood 67, Northern Third Ward & more!

Washington Terrace Boundaries


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 of single and multi-family homes and is a subdivision bordered by Alabama Street to the north, Blodgett Street to the south, Emancipation Street to the west (to Hwy 288), and Ennis Street to the east.


The Washington Terrace Civic Association (WTCA) is governed by our constitution and by laws. Download your copy today!

WTCA Constitution and ByLaws

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