Hyde Park is a city within a city – with the center at 43rd and Duval. Developed in the 1890s, Hyde Park is one of Central Austin’s historic neighborhoods. Homes range from a large Victorian mansion to a cozy bungalow to duplexes and small apartment buildings. The majority of the homes were built between 1910 – 1950 and most are smaller bungalows with wrap around porches. Hyde Park is the neighborhood for the person who likes houses with character. This isn’t a cookie cutter subdivision with 3 floor plans. Almost every home is different. And, plans are to keep it that way. The homeowner’s association is committed to maintaining the architectural integrity of the neighborhood; therefore, renovations and remodels must maintain the look of the Hyde Park. If you’re looking for Central Austin living with wide streets, mature trees and unique houses, Hyde Park is a great place to start your search. Scroll Down to Read our Hyde Park Neighborhood Guide.
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Over the years, Hyde Park has maintained the same sense of community it was founded on in the 1890s. Combine that with lots of trees and mature landscaping, houses with character and convenient access to the city’s top restaurants and nightlife and it isn’t surprising Hyde Park is one of the more desirable Central Austin neighborhoods.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Map
Hyde Park is bordered by 51st St to the North, Guadalupe St to the East, E 38th St to the South and Duval (South of 45th St) and Red River St (North of 45th St) to the West. Explore other Central Austin neighborhoods in our Central Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Hyde Park Zip Code
Hyde Park is located in Austin’s 78751 zip code.
Hyde Park Home Tour
Average Hyde Park Home
Hyde Park homes are on the smaller side, but we are starting to see the construction of many larger homes, some upwards of 4,000 sq ft on existing Hyde Park lots.
- Average Hyde Park Home: 3 bedroom, 2 bath
- Average Hyde Park Home Size: 1,500 sq ft
Hyde Park Sold Data – What Hyde Park Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Hyde Park and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Hyde Park? How many homes are currently for sale in Hyde Park? What’s the median sold price in Hyde Park? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Hyde Park? How’s the Hyde Park market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Hyde Park Sold Data Report.
Hyde Park Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Central Austin’s Hyde Park neighborhood is 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Hyde Park Schools
Children who live in Central Austin’s Hyde Park neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Lee Elementary School – 8/10
- Ridgetop Elementary School – 5/10
- Kealing Middle School – 8/10
- Lamar Middle School – 6/10
- McCallum High School – 7/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of February 2022. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Hyde Park Schools are some of the better schools in Central Austin and part of the reason it is one of the desirable neighborhoods to live.
Grocery Shopping in Hyde Park
Two main grocery stores are where most Hyde Park residents shop: Central Market and HEB. Central Market is one of Austin’s upscale grocery stores and is located at 39th and Lamar while HEB is just East of Hyde Park in Hancock shopping center between 41st and 43rd on Red River St.
Commuting to and from Hyde Park
Because you don’t need to use IH-35 or MoPac to head Downtown or to UT, Hyde Park is a convenient Central Austin neighborhood for professionals who work downtown, grad students and professors. Traveling the 3 miles downtown takes about 10-20 minutes during peak hours.
Golf Near Hyde Park
Built in 1899, the Hancock Golf Course is the oldest golf course in Texas. It is also part of the Austin Public Links courses and is open to the public.
Things to Do in Hyde Park
Hyde Park Tour of Homes
Every year, Hyde Park puts on their Tour of Homes. Accompanied by historians and docents, attendees will learn about the history of Hyde Park while cruising from house to house in air conditioned buses.
Elisabet Ney Museum
Located in the heart of Hyde Park, the Elisabet Ney Museum is the former studio and portrait collection of the 19th Century sculptor. One of the oldest museums in Texas, the museum offers visitors a glimpse into early Texas history.
Just a few blocks east of Hyde Park, you’ll find the Coldtowne Theater – Austin’s only center for improv and sketch comedy training. Your admission to the classes will also get you into the shows. They also host corporate team building exercises.
Places to Eat in Hyde Park
Hyde Park Bar and Grill
Located in the heart of Hyde Park’s town center at 43rd and Duval, Hyde Park Bar and Grill is one of the neighborhood’s most well known restaurants. They are most known for their excellent buttermilk dipped french fries. Open for lunch and dinner daily and for brunch on the weekends, Hyde Park Bar and Grill serves up handmade American food. They also have a Gluten Free menu.
Vino Vino Wine Bar
Known for having the best wine selection in Austin, Vino Vino Wine Bar serves up wine and food to its visitors daily from 3pm to midnight. Mondays and Tuesdays are live music night with a different local band each night. Happy Hour – half price appetizers from 5:30 – 7pm – has become pretty popular among Hyde Park residents. Don’t let the unassuming entrance fool you. This place is worth checking out.
Avenue B Grocery
Next time you’re in the mood for a sandwich, head over to Avenue B Grocery in Hyde Park. This 101 year old grocery store is most known for their lunch fare and not the place Hyde Park residents would go to shop for groceries because of their limited selection. However, sandwiches, soups and desserts are made with the freshest ingredients making it worth the trip.
Coffee in Hyde Park
If you need a quiet place to study or work, the back room of Flightpath Coffee is your place. If chatting is your thing – don’t be surprised if you get dirty looks. Parking is not super convenient, so Flightpath tends to attract the person who will be there a few hours and doesn’t mind walking a bit.
Dolce Vita Gelato and Espresso Bar
Those who need a quiet place to study but are tired of caffeine will enjoy Dolce Vita Gelato and Espresso Bar where you’ll have your choice of coffee, wine, liquor, gelato or any of their other tasty desserts. Also a great place to go for dessert after dinner at Hyde Park Grill.
Quack’s 43rd St Bakery
Known for its cozy atmosphere and large cups of coffee, Quack’s 43rd St Bakery. Most Hyde Park residents come here for the baked goods. They do serve sandwiches for lunch which are pretty good.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Hyde Park
Hyde Park Gym
Locally owned and operated, Hyde Park Gym is the most popular gym for Hyde Park residents because of its upbeat energy and top of the line trainers. With several different membership programs – all with no commitments or contracts – you can use it as your primary gym or somewhere you go to change up your normal routine. UT students looking for a place to workout on the weekend usually get a punchard and use it as they need it. Hyde Park Gym is a no frills, no TV, no music type gym with everything you’d need to work out. If you need a TV and/or classes, you may want to check out the 24 Hour Fitness.
24 Hour Fitness
Located in Hancock Center, just East of Hyde Park, 24 Hour Fitness is a nationally owned chain of gyms. If you’re looking for a more modern gym with group classes, a kids club and pool, 24 Hour Fitness may be more your style.
When it’s not blazing hot outside, Hyde Park residents can enjoy the basketball and tennis courts for public use at Shipe Park.
Central Austin Realtor Specializing in Hyde Park
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Central Austin Realtors specializing in Hyde Park homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Hyde Park, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Hyde Park and Selling a Home in Hyde Park.