four decades ON, The Woodlands, that foresty enclave north of Houston, isn’t just any old master-planned community. It’s a master-planned community with a bullet, with one of the highest rates of home sales in the country. Why? Maybe it’s the walkable downtown, or the restaurants galore (not just chains, anymore), the shops, the recreation. Or maybe it’s just the trees.
Learn more about the past, present, and future of George Mitchell’s brainchild in this guide to our neighbors to the north, and find out what Woodlands types think about their neighbors to the south.