Christmas Light Installers in Houston with Christmas Light Installations in 77098
Notable locations in zip code 77098
Alumni Athletic Center Gym - Saint Johns School, Forum of Civics, Houston Fire Department / Emergency Medical Services Station 16
Shopping Centers in 77098 - Bissonet Village Center Shopping Center, Kirby Richmond Plaza Shopping Center, Shepherd Plaza Shopping Center
Churches in zip code 77098 include: Dawn Mountain Buddhist Temple, Isgh Islamic Society of Greater Houston, Saint Stephens Episcopal Church, Jehovahs Witnesses Congregaciones Hispanas Church, Global Mission Fellowship Church, Saint Annes Catholic Church
Parks in zip code 77098 include: Levy Park, Dunlavy Park, Skip Lee Field, Lamar High School Football Field, Levy Park, Taub Baseball Field, Lamar High School Baseball Field
Upper Kirby is a commercial district in Houston, Texas, United States. It is named after Kirby Drive, so indirectly takes its name from John Henry Kirby.
Upper Kirby contains many businesses, including restaurants. Upper Kirby is east of the Greenway Plaza, southwest of Neartown, north of the city of West University Place, and south of River Oaks.
Upper Kirby is considered to be in an area west of South Shepherd Drive, east of Buffalo Speedway, north of Bissonnet Street, and south of Westheimer Road.
River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civics
The River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civics, located in Upper Kirby, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the "Forum of Civics" on October 13, 1988. Formerly a county schoolhouse, the building is currently the administrative center for the River Oaks Garden Club.
The Texas Legislature created the Harris County Improvement District #3, also known as the Upper Kirby Management District, which governs the Upper Kirby area. In 1999 the Houston city council created the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 19, which covers 15 acres.
In 2006 the Upper Kirby district plans to establish a "teen center" at Richmond at Wake Forest geared towards students atLamar High School, Lanier Middle School, St. John's School, and other Upper Kirby schools and schools near Upper Kirby. Funding issues have delayed establishment of the center.
The Alabama Theatre
Katharine Schilcutt of the Houston Press said that the founders of the district desired to "forge a connection with the U.K. based solely on sharing the same initials and installing anachronistic red phone booths on random street corners".
The Upper Kirby YMCA Extension is located in Upper Kirby.
Upper Kirby is also home to Levy Park, operated by the City of Houston. The Upper Kirby district implemented a two-phase renovation project. The first, completed in 2003, included the installation of a community garden. The event to celebrate the completion of Phase II was held on September 30, 2006. The park also includes a dog park and a softball field. The park is located in the Greenway Plaza area.
Constructed in 1939, the historic Alabama Theatre was a primary entertainment venue of the district until it was closed and later reopened as a Bookstop bookstore. Barnes & Noble acquired the Bookstop chain and, decades later, closed the story in 2009. The theater is now a Trader Joe's.
The Islamic Society of Greater Houston (ISGH) has its headquarters in the Eastside Main Center in Upper Kirby.