Blackshear/Prospect Hill Neighborhood

A Unique Neighborhood at the Epicenter of East Austin’s Culture!

Blackshear/Prospect Hill is a neighborhood surrounded by modern mixed-use architecture and historic culture located north of East 7th Street. Embracing the historical foundations of Austin, this neighborhood epitomizes the music capital’s quirky yet practical vibe.

Homes in the Blackshear/Prospect Hill neighborhood are quite varied in pricing these days. Older fixer upper cottages can be bought in the high $200’s, with remodeled cottages in the mid to high $300’s…while recently built modern architecture properties can be priced from $500k and up!

The neighborhood is a five minute bike ride to downtown and located a mere block away from East 6th Street nightlife with popular hangouts such as The White HorseLiberty, & the East Side Show Room. You’ll find countless dining options at nearby food trucks and eateries such as East Side King, The Yellow Jacket Social Club Buenos Aires Café,Takoba, and La V. The neighborhood is also near Franklin Barbecue, the world-renowned restaurant owned and operated by barbeque pit master (and recent James Beard award winner!) Aaron Franklin. Don’t forget the impressive community garden located on East 9th Street!

Blackshear/Prospect Hill homes were built to host families, students attending nearby Huston-Tillotson College and the University of Texas, as well as business professionals. Newer homes constructed in the neighborhood boast modern designs in contemporary color schemes and minimalist landscapes. With a neighborhood so rich in historic architecture, modern and minimalist design practices, and moments away from the most popular street in Austin, what more could you ask for?

Useful Links:

Blackshear/Prospect Hill Neighborhood Association
Blackshear Community Garden Facebook Page
East 6th IBIZ District

Blackshear/Prospect Hill Homes For Sale