The Upper Kirby / Greenway Plaza Super Neighborhood has three main regional draws: Greenway Plaza, The Upper Kirby District, and Highland Village. Greenway Plaza is a master-planned mixed-use development with over 50 acres of prime frontage on Highway 59. The complex has 10 main commercial buildings, a hotel, condominiums, retail space and a full service food court interconnected by bridges, tunnels, and walkways. The campus is a major employment center for the Houston Metro area. Upper Kirby is the one area's major commercial corridors, surrounded by affluent residential neighborhoods and upscale restaurants and shops. Upper Kirby has undergone and is undergoing major transportation and beautification projects that are giving new life to this commercial corridor. Highland Village offers an upscale shopping experience for Houston's discerning shoppers, featuring home furnishing stores, a large urban market, and national clothing chains. The neighborhoods surrounding the Greenway Plaza and the Upper Kirby Commercial Corridor were built primarily in the 1940s and 1950s, featuring predominately large ranch homes. Since the 1990s, many of the original homes have been demolished, and replaced with new two-story homes, condominiums and apartment buildings. Proximity to Houston's premier shopping districts, employment centers and entertainment venues have helped these residential areas stay in high demand. For more information about this community, visit

-City of Houston Super Neighborhoods

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