Community Links

 
Neartown Association
Neartown Association is a 43 year old non-profit umbrella organization whose membership includes over 20 civic associations in the Montrose area, including NMCA. 
 
 
River Oaks Shopping Center
River Oaks Shopping Center is the oldest shopping center in Texas and the second oldest shopping center in the nation (Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri is the nation's oldest).

Hugh Potter, the center's designer, began building River Oaks Shopping Center in 1937. 

River Oaks Shopping Center is one of Houston's premier examples of Modern architectural design.

Museum of Printing History 
This museum is a true neighborhood gem. Through its permanent exhibits, the Museum of Printing History narrates the story of written communication and the ways in which the technologies of printing have transformed our lives.
 
 
Neartown Little League
Neartown Youth Baseball was founded in 1996 by a group of concerned citizens who sought to bring baseball to a part of inner city Houston that had no organized baseball programs for children. 
 
 
Museum District Business Alliance
The MDBA provides an educational forum for business issues and concerns and works to help solve them. Monthly Luncheon meetings and After-hours Membership Mixers offer excellent networking opportunities.
 
 
Wharton Elementary
Wharton Elementary have been a mainstay in the community for over 75 years. Wharton is home to the Neartown Little League and a brand new state of the art little league baseball field.
 
 
Gregory Lincoln Middle School
Check out the new school being constructed on Taft between W. Gray and W. Dallas!!!!
 
 
Lamar High School