East Austin has become a popular area to live and work, offering affordable housing, a growing restaurant scene, and an energetic vibe. In the past decade the neighborhood has seen incredible growth and development with vibrant, new housing mixed with updated single-family homes. A creative community with a strong foundation in Black and Latino cultures, East Austin is a walkable neighborhood filled with bars, restaurants, and one-of-kind shopping. East Austin also is home to many of the city’s community gardens and urban farms. The area’s convenient location is near well-known attractions such as Lady Bird Lake, East 6th Street, and the famous Franklin’s BBQ.