The Rosedale neighborhood is located in the northern part of Central Austin. The neighborhood borders on 38th Street to the south, Shoal Creek to the west, North Loop / Hancock Drive to the north, and Lamar Boulevard to the the east (view boundary map). Ramsey Park, with its swimming pool, tennis courts, playgrounds, and picnic areas, is located in the heart of the neighborhood. There are over 1200 homes in the area, a wide variety of businesses within easy walking distance, and an extensive network of medical services close at hand (including Seton Hospital).
There’s much to be known about the history of the neighborhood. What is now Rosedale began from farm and dairy land in the 1860′s. In the 1900s, four florists and nurseries found their home in this area. Much of the nursery stock planted during that time remains, as witnessed by the many large and lovely trees in the neighborhood (view City’s PDF land use map).
The majority of the homes in the Rosedale area were built during the 1930s and 1940s, giving them an allure not found with newer construction. The many renovation projects and new construction throughout the neighborhood lend a sense of vitality and renewal. The population of the neighborhood is a fabulous blend of young families, single professionals, and original owners who raised their children here and have many tales to tell.
Beyond the delightful charm of the area, the Rosedale neighborhood’s location makes it one of the most desirable of Austin’s neighborhoods. We have close proximity to the Capitol, the downtown area, and The University of Texas at Austin, as well as easy access to the main thoroughfares of our beautiful city.
And for more statistical information about Rosedale than you can probably ever use, check out the city-data.com site.