Austin: Six Square - African American Cultural Heritage District

Many significant historic African American heritage sites are located in Austin’s African American Cultural Heritage District, an area encompassing about six square miles in East Austin, originally created in 1928 as the Negro District by Austin City Council. Travel on foot or by vehicle to explore places like the Victory Grill, the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, the Dedrick-Hamilton House, Huston Tillotson University, the Connelly-Yerwood House, UT Community Engagement Center (designed by John S. Chase), Rosewood Park, and the Reflections mural.

Six Square: African American Cultural Heritage District

  • Bounded by Manor Road, IH-35, 7th Street, and Airport Blvd. 
  • Office: 1152 San Bernard Street, Austin, TX
  • Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • 512-505-8738
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