Metropolis Lofts is practically a Houston landmark, a visually distinctive residential building with striking design features that make it one of, if not the most beautiful building in Houston. Most anyone living in Houston has seen it, noting among other features the lighted gargoyles that adorn the perimeter of the building's roof. Metropolis is situated on the palm tree lined West Gray Avenue, in Houston's River Oaks neighborhood, Houston's most coveted residential area. It is only a few blocks of walking to Whole Foods, Barnes & Nobles, Starbucks, Fit Athletic gym, some of the best upscale and trendy restaurants and bars in Houston like Amazon Grill, La Griglia, Brasserie 19, Tony Mandola's, Epicure Cafe, and Cha, as well many fine boutiques and shops such as Paula Fridkin Designs.
The interior of the building consists of four floors of eight residential units. The units are split level industrial lofts with 20 foot ceilings, exposed columns and AC ducts, and a wall of windows with the single best unobstructed up-close view of the downtown skyline in Houston. Each of the 32 units interiors was built uniquely, making each home owner's unit an individually personal place to live. Another thing that makes Metropolis special is the neighborhood feel amongst the owner residents, not usually found in high rise buildings and condominiums. Being neighbors in the building has been the source of numerous long term friendships and business partnerships. The building also has an excellent HOA Board of Directors, that takes an active role in maintaining the building's integrity, security, and quality of life for the owners, as well as keeping the HOA fees to the lowest (per sqft) of any high rise or condominium in Houston.