At last — maybe now we’ll actually be able to see the store signs on Kirby between Richmond and Westheimer:
TIRZ President Buddy Bailey said the new high-rise oaks, which can reach a height of 40 feet, â€œgrow straight up and straight down,â€ which will reduce problems with root systems and underground infrastructure.
The plan calls for the exiting 135 trees to be replaced with 148 trees.
â€œWe will match the old trees caliper for caliper,â€ he said.
- Preliminary Upper Kirby construction under way [West University Examiner]
- Kirby project starts Monday [Houston Chronicle, via Off the Kuff]
- The next Kirby [Houston Chronicle]
- Previously on Swamplot: Kirby Casualty Forecast: 161 Street Trees, 1 Realtor, Kirby Tree Compromise: Only Three to Five Feet To Be Lopped Off Using Gentle Saw, Kirby Oaks Dress Up for Street Fight