In the last few years, the Second Street District has exploded, transforming from an underused strip of downtown to an urban mecca. These days, Austinites can get everything they need within a few tree-lined blocks. From world-class hotels and high-rise residential buildings to fine dining and incredible live music, see why the Second Street District has become a sought-after neighborhood in the heart of the city.

Waking up in Second Street has its perks. From the amenity-laced W Hotel and two Amli residential buildings, there’s no shortage of comfort and luxury here. Grab an espresso and a fresh Easy Tiger baguette from Royal Blue Grocery, or an iced turbo from Jo’s and head out for some of the best shopping in town.

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