Zilker Neighborhood Association
Austin, Texas 78704

The Zilker Neighborhood Association (ZNA) was established with the mission of protecting the character of our neighborhood and enhancing the quality of life for all of our residents. ZNA is a volunteer organization that works to ensure appropriate code enforcement, resolve traffic safety issues, maintain our historic and cultural resources, protect our environment and ensure that our neighborhood’s interests are heard at City Hall.

Potential New High-Rise at Sterzing and Toomey Adjacent to Butler Shores -- A developer is seeking to re-zone 1725 Toomey at the corner of Toomey and Sterzing to allow a 90-foot high-rise that will impact parkland and traffic. Click here for more details and where to email your comments.

Zilker Park Vision Plan -- The Zilker Park master plan process is underway. Community Survey #4 is now open. More information with relevant documents and links can be found here. (updated 24 Jan 2022)

City Council Redistricting -- The City is in the process of changing the City Council District boundaries to reflect the 2020 census. The portion of the ZNA area now represented by District 5 (currently Councilmember Ann Kitchen) is proposed to be transferred into District 9 (currently Councilmember Kathy Tovo) if the draft plan is adopted. Read more about redistricting and see the maps.

South Lamar Corridor Improvements -- The site plan has been approved. Construction is getting close to starting. See the latest information here.

Dougherty Art Center (DAC) Hearings -- The City Council was scheduled to hold a hearing on Thursday, May 6, 2021 concerning the future of the DAC relocation to Butler Shores and a related resolution on making Butler Shores a cultural arts district but it was postponed. Click here for more details.

Other Ongoing Development Projects -- The are a number of development projects going on in the Zilker neighborhood. Click here to read about them.

Renew Your Membership -- The Zilker Neighborhood Association has a proud history of strong advocacy for our neighborhood. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to renew your membership for 2021 or join today and help keep Zilker the most wonderful neighborhood in town!