River Oaks Shopping Center bar closes to make way for residential tower

Local Pour has closed its doors in the River Oaks Shopping Center as it will soon be replaced by a 30-story residential luxury high-rise.

Houston-based Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) announced plans for the tower — called the Driscoll — in February.

The tower will be located on the north side of West Gray at Driscoll Street, replacing Local Pour, Café Ginger and adjacent parking. In February, Café Ginger announced plans to move to the former Verts Mediterranean Grill, at 1572 W. Gray St., by early 2018.

On Sept. 14, Local Pour posted the following Facebook message spotted by CultureMap:

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