East Austin, Austin, Texas
About East Austin
East Austin is a large district located east of Downtown Austin encompassing the neighborhoods of Central East Austin, Chestnut, East Cesar Chavez, Holly, Govalle, and Cherrywood. The well-developed community includes a variety of residential developments, commercial areas especially along East 7th Street, a couple of college campuses, schools, and public parks.
Real Estate in East Austin
Real Estate in East Austin is highly sought after – thanks to its proximity to Downtown Austin. Residential developments in the area include condominium buildings, apartment complexes, smaller multi-family buildings, and a variety of single-family homes and townhouses in suburban communities.
The colorful streets of East Austin are home to a diverse selection of bars, restaurants, cafes, and stores. There is also a variety of cultural and historic landmarks including a few museums and notable African-American heritage sites. The community features a variety of recreational attractions to both residents and visitors coming into the district. There are plenty of public parks throughout the neighborhood, shopping centers, and waterfront attractions found in Edward Rendon Sr. Metro Park at Festival Beach.
Other fantastic attractions you can visit in and around the neighborhood are the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, the Edward Rendon Sr. Park, Boggy Creek Greenbelt, the Colorado River Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Eastland Plaza Shopping Mall.
Schools near East Austin
There are several public and private schools available to families living in East Austin including Martin Junior High School, Gonzalo Garza High School, Kealing Middle School, Zavala Elementary School, and Brooke Elementary School. Other educational institutions in the district are Austin Community College: Eastview Campus and the Huston-Tillotson University.