Morningside Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
In the 79705 ZIP code of Midland, Texas, is a little area by the name of Morningside. The neighborhood borders North Big Spring Street and is dissected by East Scharbauer Drive, with West Scharbauer continuing on the other side. It is midway in between the Texas 250 and I-20 freeways.
Morningside is on the northern side of Midland, but is not too far from other attractions around the city, such as the Marian Blakemore Planetarium and the Museum of the Southwest. Farther away from Morningside are the George W. Bush Childhood Home and the other historical sites of Midland. Morningside is definitely a suburb, but it doesn’t find itself too far away from the small heart of the town.
The neighborhood is attracted to the local places of worship such as Crestview Baptist Church, St. Ann Catholic Church and the First United Methodist Church. Although there is a somewhat-central organization to Morningside, it relies on churches and schools for community activities.
The homes of Morningside are very southwestern, adorned with spacious lawns and traditional mailboxes in front. The neighborhood isn’t showy and tends to keep to itself. Midland Independent School District serves the neighborhood with its various elementary and secondary institutions. There are also a good number of religious, parochial and private schools that Morningside parents often send their children to.
If you can do without the hustle and bustle of the big city, this subtle suburb of Midland, Texas, will do just fine. When one gives Morningside a look while driving down Main Street, it’s hard not to fall in love with its well-mannered western exterior. Give it a holler if you fancy the rural living without being too far from others.