500 Crawford Houston's Apartments Blog

Residents Share Their Favorite Spots Inside Our Downtown Houston Apartments

August 20th, 2020

Recently we ran a social media contest asking residents to share and post about their favorite spots within our Downtown Houston apartments. We absolutely loved all the entries and are so thankful we have so many residents who open up their iPhone lenses and homes to showcase their favorite areas either in their spacious apartments or around any of our amenities throughout the community.

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Houston Hurricane Preparation List, Tips, and Resources

July 20th, 2020

We love our great city of Houston, but we’ve had our fair share of hurricanes and storms that have caused so much pain and damage over the years. Our downtown Houston apartments want to help you get ready for hurricane season and help prepare you for any major disasters. 

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Downtown Houston Apartments Near The Medical Center

June 1st, 2020

Our downtown Houston location, which is directly across the street from Minute Maid Park is probably one of the top selling points of our community, especially for sport’s fans. We love exploring downtown Houston, but we also love our apartments near the medical center because of how much goes on in that district, which is only 5.5 miles from us.

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Downtown Houston Food Takeout and Delivery Options: March 2020

March 19th, 2020

Our first priority is the safety and health of our residents, staff and visitors. Please know our downtown Houston apartment office is working to keep you in the loop and we are here for you, via phone or email to answer any questions. As things in and around the downtown Houston area change, we will do our best to update you. We know many of you have asked about food and takeout options, so we’ve compiled a list below with the help of some of the best downtown Houston resources available.

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Downtown Houston Apartment Ranked Among 2019 Elite 1% Properties by J Turner Research

March 10th, 2020

For the second year in a row, our Houston apartments downtown have been recognized among the Elite 1% properties in the nation with the best online reputation for 2019. This is an industry-specific award based on the online reviews our residents and guests left about our community and service over the course of 2019, and such an honor.

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Downtown Houston Apartments Near Top Restaurants

Feburary 20th, 2020

Our Houston apartments downtown are surrounded by so many amazing restaurants, it’s almost hard to choose which one to dine at or meet friends at. Downtown Houston has had an influx of fine dining, food halls and more over the last few years, so we’ve narrowed it down to just a few of our favorites and a few lists we highly recommend. Trust us, there are plenty more to choose from, which we try to highlight on our Facebook page (hint, hint!).

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Happy New Year Houston: 5 Things To Check Out in 2020

January 3rd, 2019

The New Year brings about a ton of new opportunities – 365 of them, actually. Our Houston apartments downtown keep you central to so many fun things to see and do, so we encourage you to explore this great city we live in. We understand it’s hard to know where to start, so we’ve created a quick starting point for you – leave us a comment if there are some must-visits that we missed!

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Check Out These Downtown Houston Holiday Happenings

December 18th, 2019

Our downtown Houston location is why so many of our residents choose to live at 500 Crawford. There is always so much to see and do – for starters; we are directly across the street from the Houston Astros. There is a lot going on downtown on a regular basis, even without a sporting event, but the holidays are one of our favorite times of the year filled with festive and merry vibes around every corner.

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Houston Luxury Apartments Perfect for Astros Fans

Sept 26th, 2019

Living in downtown Houston puts you right in the midst of all the action. Our Houston luxury apartments are ideally located at 500 Crawford, which makes us next-door neighbors with the Houston Astros. Sports fans love our location for many reasons, but a top reason is because we are walking distance to the Astros. Did you know many of our apartment balconies have views overlooking the ballpark? Talk about taking your fandom to new levels!

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Downtown Houston’s Best Happy Hour Deals

July 9th, 2019

We know you work hard, which means we think you should play hard. And downtown Houston has no shortage of some of the most vibrant and fun happy hour spots around. Our Houston apartments downtown are conveniently located next to some of the best bars and restaurants in the city and quite a few boast some of the most buzzed about happy hour specials.

We know you’re short on time, so we’ve done the research for you. Below are 8 happy hour spots, all within walking or close driving (ride-share) distance from our Houston luxury apartments. Check out the spots below and get a feel for their vibe, their specials, and a few extra bits of local knowledge.

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Downtown Houston Apartment Near Discovery Green

March 28th, 2019

Our location at 500 Crawford simply can’t be beat. We are directly across the street from Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros (in fact, many of our apartments have stunning views looking directly into the ballpark), and have two award winning on-site restaurants on the first floor. We have a walking score of 97 (out of 100), which means you’ve got so much surrounding you, it’s hard to decide what to do next.

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Our Favorite Downtown Houston Coffee Shops

March 28th, 2019

We know coffee is a necessity for many of you in the early morning (or to get through a long day or night), so we’ve compiled a list of our favorite downtown Houston coffee shops. It’s one of the great things about Houston – no matter what you’re looking for you’ll always have plenty of options to choose from. We love that our Houston luxury apartments keep us all so close to all these great spots – many of which are walking distance.

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5 Downtown Houston Holiday Events to Check Out

December 15th, 2018

Living at 500 Crawford means first-class amenities, excellent service and the most desirable and walkable location in all of downtown Houston. We love seeing the active and fun lifestyles our residents lead, so we wanted to share 5 fun downtown Houston events happening this month and next so you don’t miss out on all the festivities.

Downtown Houston always has so much going on, but the winter months and holidays are bursting at the seams with so much to see and do. Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night, a fresh take on a Houston dinner or a family-friendly Friday night, we’ve got you covered with this list of downtown Houston festive happenings, all within walking distance or a quick car ride from our downtown Houston apartments.

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10 Reasons to Live at 500 Crawford

November 24th, 2018

We may be slightly biased, but we think our Houston luxury apartments are the best downtown Houston has to offer. From five-star amenities, extreme walkability and being located in the heart of all the action, there are so many reasons to live at 500 Crawford. Check out our top 10 (in no particular order) and see for yourself:

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Astros Fun Facts To Get You Ready For The Postseason

October 10th, 2018

If you haven’t heard, Houston is a sport’s town. And our game-changing downtown Houston luxury mid-rise is right in the middle of all the action, boasting a ton of on-site amenities for residents and guests, but none more exciting right now than being next-door neighbors to the World Champs!

Living across the street from Minute Maid Park (MMP) means you’ll experience Astros excitement in your downtown Houston backyard. We offer spacious, luxury apartments with downtown Houston views and some that look right into MMP’s Left Field Entrance, which sports fans love, not to mention our 6th floor Sports Lounge with flat screen TVs and a balcony overlooking MMP.

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