Allandale's homes have the architectural style of homes seen 1950s & 60’s. This ambiance paired with tree lined streets, good school districts, and a quiet neighborhood feel are just a few of the many qualities that attract several families with kids. What is more enticing is the that this neighborhood offers more affordable and larger, about 1500 – 1800 sq. ft, housing close to Austin's vibrant downtown. There are some rental units as well, but they mainly in homes or located in older apartment buildings. Overall, this neighborhood will continue to transform as more people desire to move closer to downtown.