Located along the Old Spanish Trail in south Houston, Texas, the South Union neighborhood is convenient to several of Houston’s top universities. It is just south of the University of Houston and minutes from Texas Southern University. Rice University is five miles west. South Union lies between South Freeway and Wayside Drive, north of the 610 Loop.
MacGregor Park is located in South Union. This large park borders the University of Houston and offers tennis courts, a ball field, a disc golf course, a playground, and picnic areas. Hermann Park, home of the Houston Zoo, and the Houston Medical Center are five miles west of South Union. South Union is on the south end of Houston’s Third Ward.