2727 Kirby

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2727 Kirby
2727KirbyBuilding.JPG
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Location 2727 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas
Coordinates 29°44′28″N 95°25′05″W / 29.7410°N 95.4181°W / 29.7410; -95.4181Coordinates: 29°44′28″N 95°25′05″W / 29.7410°N 95.4181°W / 29.7410; -95.4181
Construction started 2006
Opening 2009
Cost $120 million
Owner Kirby Tower LP[1]
Height
Roof 123.4 meters (405 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Ziegler Cooper Architects
Developer Michael Atlas

2727 Kirby is a 30-story, 96 unit,[2] condominium high rise, designed by Ziegler Cooper[3][4] and located in Upper Kirby just south of Westheimer in Houston, Texas.

Zoned schools[edit]

Residents of this building are zoned to schools in the Houston Independent School District. They are zoned to Poe Elementary School,[5] Lanier Middle School,[6] and Lamar High School.[7]

Defective construction lawsuit[edit]

Kirby Tower LP filed a lawsuit against the developer citing defective construction repair costs. Problems included a glass falling out of place and landing on a vehicle below as well as defective glass railing on individual balconies, and problems with heating and air, fire sprinklers, plumbing, electrical systems and waterproofing.[8]

As of 2014 all problems have been rectified.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patel, Purva (2011-03-18). "Tower of troubles at 2727 Kirby". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-03-19. 
  2. ^ Ziegler Cooper Website
  3. ^ Deal with broker could mean sale or refinancing
  4. ^ A spiritual start for Kirby condo project
  5. ^ "Poe Elementary School Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on December 19, 2016.
  6. ^ Lanier Middle School Attendance Zone," Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on December 19, 2016.
  7. ^ Lamar High School Attendance Zone," Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on December 19, 2016.
  8. ^ Patel, Purva (2011-03-19). "Lawsuit alleges condo defects". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-03-22. 

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