East Austin

This eclectic eastside area masterfully blends together old and new elements, catering to all lifestyles. An up-and-coming neighborhood, East Austin has a wealth of appealing amenities to offer.

Welcome To East Austin

Without a doubt, East Austin is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Austin. This eclectic eastside area masterfully blends together old and new elements, catering to all lifestyles. An up-and-coming neighborhood, East Austin has a wealth of appealing amenities to offer.

 

Here, you will find rich history and culture everywhere you look. It doesn’t take long to get an understanding of the area’s fascinating history. Rooted in a vibrant tradition of blues and jazz, East Austin speaks to the city’s thriving African American community. Today, this neighborhood is still known for its diversity, creativity, and artistic side. 

 

A drive through this bustling neighborhood will reveal a wide array of architectural styles. Some of the most popular styles here include Craftsman, contemporary, and ranch-style homes. 

 

What To Love

  • Upscale dining at Suerte 
  • Spending a sunny day at Rosewood Neighborhood Park
  • Exciting festivals throughout the year

 

People & Lifestyle 

With a population of just over 112,000, East Austin is a sought-after place to call home. With an atmosphere that can best be described as creative, exciting, and diverse, there is a strong emphasis on living sustainably as well as supporting local businesses. Both of these factors—  and more—give the neighborhood a strong sense of community. 

 

Individuals from all walks of life reside here. However, the majority of those who make up the population are working professionals, young singles, and families with young children. 

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

For an upscale dining experience, head over to Suerte. This contemporary spot artfully combines traditional Mexican cooking techniques with local Texas ingredients and homemade masa. Whether you enjoy your meal in the lavishly decorated dining room or the outdoor patio looking out on East 6th Street, you don’t want to miss out on this elite experience. For another memorable meal, book reservations at Launderette.

 

This chic neighborhood spot serves gourmet New American fare. With their hip design and spacious patio, this is the place to go for brunch or a girl’s night out.

 

You can’t go to Texas without indulging in some Southern barbecue! Thankfully, you can experience all that at Franklin Barbecue. Be prepared to endure long lines over lunch since this spot is popular for brisket, pulled pork, and other smoked meats.

 

If you’re ready to shop ‘til you drop, head over to the 2nd Street District. Located nearby, this lively district is lined with stylish boutiques, restaurants, live music, and entertainment options.

 

Things To Do

There’s never a shortage of things to do when you live in East Austin! Spend a day in the sunshine at Mueller Lake Park. This spacious park features a lake, an amphitheater, a loop trail, and a picnic area. Whether you’re here for a live performance or jogging around the trail, time spent here is well worth it. Likewise, the Rosewood Neighborhood Park has something for everyone. Here, you will find tennis courts, playscapes, a swimming pool, and a recreation center.

 

East Austin is also home to a revolving calendar of festivals and events, such as South by Southwest. This annual event, which takes place in March, celebrates the interactive, music, and film industries. If you’re new to the area, this is a great way to get to know your neighbors! 

 

Located in East Austin, Circuit of the Americas is a world-class motorsport and entertainment destination. Nestled on 1,500 rolling acres, this expansive facility gives individuals the opportunity to have a guided tour of the race track.

 

Schools

East Austin is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational institutions include: 

  • Blackshear Elementary School
  • Eastside Music School
  • Liberal Arts and Science Academy





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