If you wish to visit a place that truly embodies all of the wonderful quirkiness that Austin has to offer, Zilker is the place to be. Founded in the 1920s by Andrew Jackson Zilker, the neighborhood features several charming homes that have been beautifully restored. Modern and contemporary properties also call this unique neighborhood home. The Zilker community has an amazing culture and great outdoor spaces. Famous Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, and Lady Bird Lake are in convenient walking distance. Along with all of its green space, Zilker is also located near downtown, giving the area a great urban and outdoorsy feel. Numerous restaurants and entertainment venues are located in and around the area, many being local popular institutions. Residents of this community enjoy being immersed in an area that makes Austin, Austin.