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South Lamar Guide
What's it like to live in South Lamar?
The character of South Lamar is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. The greenery in this area is reasonably prominent; although this part of Austin does not contain any parks, parks are very well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, making them easy to reach from most locations within this part of the city. Moreover, residents will find that most streets have fairly good tree coverage. This area is also good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line.
What kinds of homes are available in South Lamar?
In South Lamar, roughly 40% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. The average year of construction for houses in this part of Austin is 1982. This part of the city offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in South Lamar?
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in this part of Austin. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes can be found as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, in South Lamar, residents will often be able to access primary as well as high schools on foot.
What are the best ways to get around in South Lamar?
Physically active people will appreciate the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of South Lamar; running daily errands is easy by walking. However, traveling by bicycle is occasionally difficult in this part of Austin as bicycling is rendered arduous by the typically steep terrain, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. The public transit service in South Lamar is not particularly frequent. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. In contrast, cars are a great mode of transportation in this part of Austin. The majority of houses for rent are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, and parking is easy.