Old West Austin is an Austin Neighborhood actually comprised of three separate, smaller neighborhoods: Old Enfield, Pemberton Heights, and Bryker Woods. The area was developed between 1886 and 1953, and each historic neighborhood has its’ own unique features. It is located in the 78703 zip code.
Old Enfield boasts large, elegant homes, decked-out parks, and top-tier schools. Above that is Pemberton Heights. Acquired by Governor Elisha Pease’s Attorney General Judge John Harris in 1858, the neighborhood now holds many two-story single-family homes. It has, on average, the largest houses and most spacious lots in the Old West Austin Historic District. Lastly, Bryker Woods sits in the northernmost region of the neighborhood. It contains small single-family homes, notable restaurants, and green spaces.
The neighborhood is situated between the MoPac Expressway East and Lamar Boulevard, which are both accessible to commuters. It borders Clarksville Historic District and the West Line Historic District to the south.