With century homes shouldered beside student rentals mixed in with some swanky renovated near-castles, Hyde Park is a terrific microcosm, highlighting the very things folks love most about Austin. What touches visitors and residents alike is the stunning, lush green everywhere you turn, with canopies of branches reaching high above and across streets to provide ample shade on even the most brutal August day. What's more, Shipe Park, Quack's, Avenue B Grocery, and the amazing wall on 42nd Street are all great reasons to celebrate this wacky, lovely community.
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