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Homes for Sale in Fourth Ward, Houston, TX

The Fourth Ward, often called Freedmen’s Town, is rich in history and has an ever-evolving spirit.


Newly freed African Americans established the community after the Civil War. It originally featured iconic shotgun houses, which are single-story dwellings with elongated proportions and expansive front porches. You can still see the legacy of that era in the meticulously preserved structures and churches lining the streets. The area underwent an urban evolution, giving rise to modern mid-rise apartment complexes and upscale townhomes. These properties often have sleek corrugated metal designs and showcase breathtaking vistas of the Downtown Houston skyline. They have attracted young professionals and empty nesters, drawn by the priceless advantage of being just minutes away from Houston’s bustling business, arts, and museum districts.

ADJACENT TO DOWNTOWN: Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas, is directly west of Downtown Houston. Developers have recognized its immense potential, making it a hotbed for modern apartments, office spaces, and bustling retail hubs. Residents benefit from unrivaled proximity to world-class performing arts venues, entertainment options, and a culinary scene that satisfies every palate. Major attractions, including the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green’s lush oasis, Minute Maid Park, and Shell Energy Stadium, are also within reach. Living here means being at the epicenter of Houston’s cultural and business pulse.

LUSH GREENS: Fourth Ward homes are enveloped by the verdant beauty of Houston’s greatest treasures and refreshing scenery. Just a stone’s throw north lies Eleanor Tinsley Park, host to major Houston festivals like the iconic Fourth of July Fireworks. The Buffalo Bayou Park beckons with 160 acres of green serenity, featuring enchanting gardens, winding hiking and biking trails, a nature play area, and even a dog park for furry friends. The neighborhood delivers a delightful blend of greenery and urban living.

HISTORIC STRUCTURES: The area is steeped in history and boasts plenty of protected landmarks and houses with National Register of Historic Places designation. It has a unique concentration of remarkable buildings nestled along the narrow streets, offering a genuine glimpse into the past. Among these gems are the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and the Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum, each preserving a piece of Houston’s good old days. Every street corner whispers stories of days gone by, fostering a deep connection to the city’s heritage.

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Homes in Fourth Ward, Houston, TX

5 Real Estate Facts about Homes for Sale in Fourth Ward, Houston, TX

  • Condos in Fourth Ward offer urban luxury with price tags ranging from $1.8M to $3.9M and 2,300 to 3,300 sq ft of living spaces.
  • For a blend of space and affordability, the townhomes are listed at $420,000 to $449,000 with 1,800 to 2,400 sq ft.
  • Single-family homes sell for $560,000 to $1M and feature 1,400 to 2,900 sq ft of floor space.
  • The standard residential lot sizes in Forth Ward are from 0.04 to 0.14 acres.
  • Vacant lots are still available from $320,000 to $850,000 for 0.11 to 0.14 acres.
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Homes for Sale in Fourth Ward, Houston, TX



1316 Robin Street A

Houston, TX, 77019


1316 Robin Street B

Houston, TX, 77019


1316 Robin Street C

Houston, TX, 77019
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2015 Mason Street

Houston, TX, 77006


1009 Ruthven Street B

Houston, TX, 77019


1106 Oneil Street

Houston, TX, 77019
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Fourth Ward is inside the 610 Loop. The borders are outlined by Allen Pkwy to the north, I-45 to the east, and Taft St to the west.

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Things to do in Fourth Ward

Bethel Church Historic Site

Step into history at this 0.4-acre park, once home to the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Eleanor Tinsley Park

Soak up the sun, enjoy picnics, and relish in the city's towering skyscrapers in this green space.

Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum

It preserves historic structures, promotes education, and dives deep into the cultural history of original homesteads.

Oporto Fooding House & Wine

Have a flavor-packed journey to Portugal right in the heart of Houston with their delectable menu.


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