Welcome to Downtown Austin
Austin's urban center rocks the heartbeat of the city. At the heart of the live music scene, the Capitol complex, and the central business district, also holds the key to happiness for those who want to live, work, and play without hopping in the car. Multi-block and pedestrian-friendly, the downtown area offers an authentic urban lifestyle. Walk to work, Whole Foods, 6th Street, or maybe a movie at the Violet Crown, or hop across Lady Bird Lake to the Long Center. Art shows, races, and festivals happen here, and so does a bunch of business. About 124,000 people work in the city's center every day and roughly 9,000 call it home. From chic to ordinary, old school to hip, you have housing options here to suit your lifestyle.