Location and Community
Austin has been rated as a "best cities" to live in in the United States. There are 844 condominiums under construction and over 2,500 units built since 2000. According to the downtown Alliance Austin's area is an expanding and rapidly growing area. It is no surprise that downtown Austin is an area many buyers have a plethora of options.
Buyers searching for a home will find smaller garden-style or loft condominiums to luxury condo towers. The average size is 1,500 square feet and they offer an urban yet relaxed environment.
Downtown Austin is just over 8 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Interstate 35 is the main highway going through downtown Austin and the Colorado River flows down from Lake Travis through the city. In addition, the Capital Metro Downtown Station provides rail transportation to major businesses for its residents commuting to north Austin.
Things to do
Downtown Austin's city is filled with activities 24/7. Lady Bird Lake and Zilker Park offer options to exercise outside with trails where you can hike/bike or paddle board and kayak. Zilker Park contains a dog park, sports fields, and a botanical and sculpture garden to enjoy nature's finest.
Austin's live music scene will certainly not disappoint. On any give night you can find live music in downtown Austin. ACL and South by Southwest, two of the most popular music festivals in the World, are hosted annually in downtown Austin.
Students in Downtown Austin attend schools at the award winning Austin ISD school district. Several highly rated public and private schools are situated in the city limits. The main public high school is Austin High, known for their advanced academics and varied sports and activities. The private schools in Austin include Kirby Hall (PreK-12), Austin School for the Performing Arts (6-12), and Montessori schools.
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Updated: 24th January, 2019 6:03 AM.