The East Riverside Oltorf Neighborhood of Austin is in the middle of a transformation. 

East Riverside Oltorf is located just south of Lady Bird Lake and east of IH-35. It was historically a popular neighborhood for UT students. It is now gaining popularity with young professionals. They are drawn by the neighborhood’s proximity to downtown and easy access to Lady Bird Lake. Check out the details on this Southeast Austin neighborhood.



Children in the East Riverside area living west of Pleasant Valley Road attend Austin ISD schools and those east of Pleasant Valley Road attend Del Valle Schools.

Austin ISD students go to either Allison Elementary or Linder Elementary for grades Kindergarten through fifth grade.  Students at Allison go on to Martin Middle School, whose mascot is the Eagles.  Students at Linder go on to Fulmore Middle School.  Fulmore is the Law and Humanities Magnet for AISD and their mascot is the Falcons.

For high school, AISD students attend either Travis High School, Austin High School, or Eastside Memorial Green Tech High School.

Afternoon music block

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Del Valle students attend Baty Elementary, Ojeda Middle School, and Del Valle High School.  


Cypress Semiconductor

This American semiconductor and manufacturing company, is located off Oltorf just west of Montopolis.


Tokyo Electron

Origami art piece at work. #oragami #tokyo #art #photography

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Located in the East Riverside neighborhood, this is a Japanese semiconductor and manufacturing company. It’s American headquarters are just down the road from Cypress.    



Oracle’s new campus is located across from Lady Bird Lake, just off Riverside Drive.


Mod Pizza


Mod Pizza allows you to pick your own unlimited amount of toppings for your pizza. It’s then cooked in a wood-fired oven. You can also choose a salad and they have gluten free options as well. Plus, they have draft beer and wine!


Pho Please


Pho Please serves delicious Vietnamese Pho, Bun, and Bahn Mi’s in a vibrant, modern setting.  Fast and well-priced, Pho Please will make your tummy happy.



Emo’s is a popular live music venue that wears its punk ethos on its sleeve. Its new location on East Riverside has a high-end lighting and sound system.

Ready to be close to all the action on East Riverside? Make an appointment to find your new apartment ASAP!