Bouldin Creek is one of the oldest Austin neighborhoods, dating back to the start of the 20th Century. Most of the development took place in the 1920s and 30s. There are several historic homes in the area. Today, Bouldin Creek is a quiet, safe neighborhood for Austinites, especially younger singles, to dine, shop, and enjoy nightlife and nature. The neighborhood has many local businesses and restaurants. Further facts about Austin, TX can be found here.
Works of Art
The neighborhood boasts one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks: The Greetings from Austin mural. Inspired by a 1940s postcard, it’s been a popular photo opp for visitors and locals since it was first painted on the side of Roadhouse Relics studio and art gallery in 1998. Roadhouse is itself a destination, featuring dozens of owner Todd Sanders’ vintage neon signs in such demand that they’ve been collected by Willie Nelson, Johnny Depp, and Russell Crowe. Discover facts about Govalle, Austin, TX is an Affordable Community.
Food for Thought
Few neighborhoods can rival the quality and variety of restaurants in Bouldin Creek. That doesn’t even include the establishments on the west side of South Congress Avenue, which are technically in Bouldin but attract more of a touristy crowd. Satisfying vegetarian fare, fresh coffee, and an award-winning veggie burger have helped make Bouldin Creek Cafe a local institution.