Deep Eddy (Austin, TX)
By Sky Realty
(Sky Realty)
Deep Eddy
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By Jeff Harris, Selling Austin. Every Day
The leafy Deep Eddy neighborhood offers some of the most eclectic homes for sale in West Austin.  In 1915, AJ Eilers bought land around a spring fed swimming hole in the Colorado river and built the state's first outdoor concrete pool. Now a public pool, it is still in use, not chlorinated, and still spring fed.  It is a registered National Historic Landmark. Blocks from Deep Eddy pool, a neighborhood emerged beginning around 1915.  Frame and stone bungalows and cottages were built on Deep Eddy Ave, Upson St and Hearn St.  Eventually the neighborhood spread north and west across the rolling hills and creeks throughout the 30's, 40's and 50's.  A resurgence in the early 1990's brought new construction of larger homes, and by 2000, much larger traditional homes were built along with a num...
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