Greater Inwood is a neighborhood located on the northwest side of Houston. This area has a middle-class suburban feel, though public transportation brings Greater Inwood closer to the downtown district. In fact, there are several trains that travel through great Inwood toward downtown Houston. Many residents who commute downtown for work use the train – the journey takes about half an hour.
Drivers can take the North or Northeast freeways into downtown Houston. Other nearby highways include the North Loop, Interstate 45 and State Highway 290.
Greater Inwood is home to several local organizations, including the Greater Inwood Partnership, The Greater Inwood Super Neighborhood Council and the Near Northwest Management District. The GIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the area through beautification projects. This group created three new park spaces and the Near Northwest Management District. They have also planted more than 3,000 trees and shrubs and have awarded educational scholarships.
The Lost for Trees Tennis Club is located in the southern part of Greater Inwood. Residents use the courts to practice their game, then head inside the clubhouse to relax.
Greater Inwood doesn't have much traffic and is a relatively quiet neighborhood. Residents enjoy eating out at local restaurants and waving to one another from across the street.