The Huntingdon

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The Huntingdon
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The Huntingdon
General information
Type Residential
Location 2121 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas
Coordinates 29°44′49″N 95°25′05″W / 29.7469°N 95.4180°W / 29.7469; -95.4180Coordinates: 29°44′49″N 95°25′05″W / 29.7469°N 95.4180°W / 29.7469; -95.4180
Completed 1984
Height
Roof 503 ft (153 m)
Technical details
Floor count 34
Design and construction
Architect Talbott Wilson

The Huntingdon is a 503 ft (153m) tall skyscraper in Houston, Texas. The 34-floor structure was completed in 1984 by the developer James E. Lyon. It is the 27th tallest building in the city. It is also the tallest entirely residential building in Houston and was the tallest residential building in Texas until the Mercantile Building was converted into residences. The Mercantile, with baroque gate piers, is twenty feet taller than The Huntingdon.

Zoned schools[edit]

The Huntington is within the Houston Independent School District.

Residents are zoned to River Oaks Elementary School,[1] Lanier Middle School,[2] and Lamar High School.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "River Oaks Elementary Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on August 25, 2009.
  2. ^ "Lanier Middle Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on August 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "Lamar High School Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on July 26, 2009.
  4. ^ Frey, Jennifer and Hanna Rosin. "Enron's Green Acres." The Washington Post. Monday February 5, 2002. C01. Retrieved on August 25, 2009.
  5. ^ CHAPMAN, CAROL FLAKE. "[1]." "The Magazine Antiques". Retrieved on January 26, 2013.

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