The Zilker neighborhood is right across Ladybird lake from downtown Austin.  The homes are typically built in the 1940’s through the early 1960’s with the occasional new build or addition to an existing structure.  The homes are usually between 2-5 bedrooms, ranging in size from 900 square feet up to 3000 square feet, the larger homes usually being the new builds or add ons.   The boundaries for the Zilker neighborhood are Barton Springs Rd, South Lamar, Barton Skyway and Rabb Rd.

Depending on location, it is located within 1 or 2 miles of downtown Austin.

Zilker Attractions and Entertainment

Zilker Elementary is located in the heart of the neighborhood and Zilker park and Ladybird Lake are on the northern border.   Zilker is close to the revitalized South Lamar Blvd with many newly popular independent shops, restaurants, and entertainment establishments.

Zilker School Information

It is within the Austin ISD with Zilker being the Elementary school, O’Henry the Middle school and Austin High school.