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Mesh 2
2103 Elmont Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:29am
Studio
$1,106
1 Bedroom
$1,315
2 Bedrooms
$1,405
Bike storage, bbq, electric car charging, courtyard, parking and on-site laundry. Dogs and cats are allowed. On the shuttle route of the University of Texas and across the street from Antone's and Emo's bars.
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Lenox Boardwalk
2515 Elmont Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
1 Bedroom
$1,450
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
Apartment home community located close to I-35, downtown Austin and East 6th Street. Variety of floor plans with one and two bedrooms. Community has a fitness center, two pools and a rooftop terrace.
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Avesta Altura
1911 Willow Creek Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
1 Bedroom
$957
2 Bedrooms
$880
Beautiful apartments provide stunning views of downtown Austin. Conveniently located close to I-35 and downtown district. Featuring updated fixtures and appliances. Amenities include pool, gorgeous courtyards, fitness center and dog park.
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RiverView
1300 E Riverside Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
Studio
$1,285
1 Bedroom
$1,427
2 Bedrooms
$2,330
A stylish home near the riverfront and the area's best trails. Each home features custom interiors with a walk-in closet, wood-style flooring, high ceilings, and energy efficient appliances. Pool-side cabanas and soundproof jam studio.
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Avesta South Shore
2005 Willow Creek Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
Studio
$863
1 Bedroom
$813
2 Bedrooms
$985
Pet friendly studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments minutes from downtown. Easy access to I-35, shopping, dining, entertainment. Modern kitchens with granite counters, on-site laundry, patio/balcony. Enjoy pool, business center, fitness room, internet cafe, trash valet.
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Hillside Creek
1730 E Oltorf St
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 11:25pm
1 Bedroom
$887
2 Bedrooms
$1,566
Close to Highway 183 and Capital Metro Bus Line, and located near St. Edward's University campus. Residents will enjoy recently renovated apartments featuring walk-in closets and hardwood floors.
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Social, The
1817 E Oltorf St
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 07:08pm
1 Bedroom
$979
2 Bedrooms
$1,269
3 Bedrooms
$1,569
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2409 Town Lake Cir
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:21am
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1 Bedroom
$1,220
2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to luxury Austin living near everything. Spacious apartments feature marble bathroom accents, in-unit laundry, and stainless steel appliances. Ample green space with a community garden and bocce court. Google fiber access.
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Jewel
1616 Royal Crest Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
1 Bedroom
$990
2 Bedrooms
$1,120
Extra large rooms, granite countertops and hardwood floors. The recently renovated units feature high quality appliances, ceiling fans and air conditioning. Amenities include a dog park, dog grooming area and on-site laundry.
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The Element Austin
1500 Royal Crest Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
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1 Bedroom
$983
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with washer/dryer, faux-wood flooring and fenced backyards. Community features resort style pools, courtyards, fitness center and covered parking.
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Array
2000 Burton Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
1 Bedroom
$970
2 Bedrooms
$1,085
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
The Array Apartments in the East Riverside neighborhood of Austin offer all the modern style and amenities you are looking for, from wood-style flooring to updated kitchens and baths.
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AMLI South Shore
1620 E Riverside Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 06:36pm
Studio
$1,505
1 Bedroom
$1,630
2 Bedrooms
$2,139
Close to Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Lady Bird Lake, Norwood Tract Dog Park. Nearby Schools: St. Edward's University, Univ. of Texas, Travis Heights Elementary, Austin High, and Martin Middle School. On-site retail and restaurants, on-site UT Shuttle and Cap Metro.
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Mesh 1
2101 Elmont Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 07:08pm
Studio
$1,140
1 Bedroom
$1,479
2 Bedrooms
$1,345
Ideal location near I-35, the Colorado River and plenty of conveniences. Stunning, modern design throughout the property includes apartment interiors: in-unit laundry, stainless steel appliances, granite counters and more. Car charging stations included.
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Cliffs
2001 S I H 35
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 09:52pm
1 Bedroom
$909
2 Bedrooms
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Great location in Southeast Austin near hiking and biking trails and South Congress entertainment district. Apartments feature vinyl-plank flooring, stainless steel appliances and huge closets!
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Easton Hills
1900 Burton Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 09:52pm
Studio
$889
1 Bedroom
$925
2 Bedrooms
$1,149
Beautiful location near East Riverside Drive, Town Lake and South Shore District. Residents of building can enjoy pool and sun deck. Luxury units offer stainless steel appliances, brushed nickel hardware, and large closets.
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Alister Apartments
1845 Burton Dr
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 07:50pm
1 Bedroom
$900
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
These pet-friendly apartments offer ample closet space, private balconies and plenty of space to spread out. Outdoor pool and grilling area included in the community. Near I-35 and a short drive to the Colorado River.
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The Spoke at South Shore
2323 Town Lake Cir
Austin, TX
Updated March 23 at 12:20am
1 Bedroom
$969
2 Bedrooms
$1,326
Recently remodeled apartment complex just five minutes from downtown Austin. Close to the I-35 and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Californian-style interiors including faux hardwood floors and calming color schemes.
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1402 Parker Ln Apt 4
1402 Parker Ln
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 10:00am
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
1702 Taylor Gaines Unit A
1702 Taylor Gaines St
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 10:00am
3 Bedrooms
$2,395
1330 Shore District Dr
1330 Shore District Drive
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 08:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,500
1620 E. RIVERSIDE
1620 East Riverside Drive
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 08:35am
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,215
1500 E. RIVERSIDE DR.
1500 East Riverside Drive
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 08:35am
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,915
2425 EAST RIVERSIDE DR
2425 East Riverside Drive
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 08:35am
1 Bedroom
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3 Bedrooms
$1,460
1300 E. RIVERSIDE DRIV
1300 East Riverside Drive
Austin, TX
Updated March 22 at 08:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,698
2 Bedrooms
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City GuideRiverside
Riverside

Despite Austin’s longtime motto of “Keep Austin Weird,” the city is rapidly changing. For those who miss the affordable hipster vibe that traditionally reigned supreme, you may still be able to find it in the Riverside neighborhood in southeast Austin if you move quickly. A rush of new housing developments shows that this neighborhood isn’t being overlooked anymore.

Transportation

  • Capital Metro (system of light rail and buses)
  • Biking
  • Driving
  • Walking

Demographics

  • Students
  • Diverse
  • Young workers (between 25-34)

Close To:

  • I-35
  • Downtown
  • University of Texas
  • St. Edward’s University
  • Rainey Street Historic District
  • Norwood Tract Dog Park

Contains:

  • Town Lake Trail
  • Riverside golf course
  • Mabel Davis District Park

Riverside in 3 Words: Affordable, Green, Changing

Lured by Texas’ good economy and great weather, Austin has topped lists of fastest-growing cities for years. It’s also the least traditionally Texan of all of Texas’ big cities by reputation. But with thousands of new residents moving here each year, it’s not surprising that the character of the city is changing. Riverside represents the funky vibe the city used to be known for, but it’s hard to miss the new developments. Riverside is still the affordable alternative to pricier neighborhoods—but maybe not for long.

Riverside is appealing because of its convenient location. It’s just a few minutes away from the central business district, so you won’t have to spend hours stuck in traffic. You can get by without a car in Riverside, but it will be more difficult than in other Austin neighborhoods. A lot of people choose to get around the neighborhood by bike.

Riverside has a very unpretentious vibe that you’ll feel in the low-key shops and clubs. The Buzz Mill and Café Crème are two local coffee shops that will make you forget all about the chains. The club scene in Riverside is also a lot of fun: longtime local favorite Emo’s recently relocated from downtown to this neighborhood.

You’ll find some of the most ethnically diverse restaurants in Riverside. The 888 Pan Asian restaurant offers delicious Vietnamese and Asian Fusion dishes at dirt-cheap prices. Rosita’s Al Pastor has both a food truck and a brick-and-mortar restaurant where you can get authentic Mexican eats. But if you’re in Texas, you can’t miss your chance at some all-American BBQ, and you’ll love the hospitality at The Blue Ox.

Like most Austinites, Riverside residents don’t let the hot summers prevent them from going outside and being active. You’ll see people hanging out at the Mabel Davis District Park, a facility that has an Olympic-sized pool and a 12,000 square foot skate park. Being active is not as much about trying to be fit for fitness’s sake in Riverside so much as it is about enjoying a fun lifestyle.

Despite the new developments going on, Riverside still has a lot of trees and green space. Unlike some other Austin neighborhoods, you’ll feel like you’re in a park-esque environment instead of being surrounded by concrete and skyscrapers. The Colorado River provides the northern border of the neighborhood, and jogging trails run alongside the river for a serene backdrop.

Housing in Riverside is a mix of older apartment complexes that are budget-friendly and brand new condos and apartments. You’ll find a lot of students and working families in the older apartments, and you can find some houses for rent in this neighborhood as well. The newer apartments and condos are more expensive and are attracting professionals who have been priced out of downtown.

Because so many people are moving to Austin, many are looking for the next big neighborhood. Riverside’s historic affordability put it in the crosshairs, and a lot of people are snapping up property here. The rental and real estate market in southeast Austin is competitive enough that Riverside is becoming the hot new place to live. If you find a place that you like, you should put in an application right away.

The older apartment complexes offer few frills other than a community pool, which is a must at virtually every Texas apartment. However, the new condos and apartments being built are nothing short of luxurious. Most newer apartments in Riverside have upgrades like granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Many also offer social events like wine tastings and have features like eco-friendly building standards and onsite dog parks.

Riverside is a cool place to hang out, and in the near future you might still be able to snag a good deal on apartments. Many parts of the neighborhood maintain the appeal of what Austin used to be like 20 years ago. If you’re feeling the call to live in Riverside, the right time to move is now, as prices will likely continue to rise in upcoming years. There’s no place like Riverside!