Lifestyle

Houston’s Upper Kirby is on the rise

Strong and strengthening neighborhood offers many amenities
  • Upper Kirby is a blend of established and emerging energy in Houston.
  • A new development, The Kirby Collection, is being built by Surge Homes.
  • The area lays claim to the original Carrabba's Italian restaurant.

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The Upper Kirby District is a sophisticated Houston neighborhood, with a combination of tastes, sounds and arts to delight all the senses. The area's evolution continues as new mixed-use developments emerge and complement the existing fabric of this established area of town. Who wouldn’t want to see what a neighborhood that’s known by an iconic red, very British phone booth, will come up with next? A noted development is the Kirby Collection, located two blocks from Upper Richton, a new townhome and single-family home community by Surge Homes. Once a forgotten and even forlorn part of town, Upper Kirby and adjacent Greenway Park are enjoying a rebirth.The multiuse West Avenue project is the heart of the neighborhood. West Avenue is an established mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly complex, with a mix of local boutique favorites. Upper Kirby has the lifestyle young homebuyers want The area boasts several spas, places to catch a show, and a cooking school. Eateries fancy and si...