Uniquely poised just above the city center, Tobin Hill’s historic community has seen major growth and gentrification over the past decade. The neighborhood’s main appeal lies in its vibrant sense of authenticity, diversity, community, art, and culture within the larger context of San Antonio. The people who live and work in Tobin Hill express a unique sense of community pride, always striving to help the area reach even more of its incredible potential. Composed of a diverse mix of families, professionals, and artists, Tobin Hill has been called the “perfect storm of economic growth opportunities.”
Perhaps the most exciting retail and restaurant growth in the city is happening right in Tobin Hill’s backyard: the historic Pearl Brewery complex offers fine dining, nightlife, trendy shops, specialty desserts, Hotel Emma, and the city’s most popular farmer’s market. Tobin Hill also offers cultural attractions to spare, including proximity to the city’s various museums, the San Antonio Zoo, Botanical Garden, Crockett Park and the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, which houses the renowned San Antonio Symphony. On the second Friday of each month, Tobin Hill’s Art Alliance hosts an “Art on the Hill” Gallery Walk to showcase the works of San Antonio’s best-known contemporary artists.
Besides proximity to San Antonio College, Tobin Hill is located within the San Antonio Independent School District. Serving grades pre-k through 12th grade, this vast district shapes the minds of over 50,000 students attending 99 schools. In the immediate Tobin Hill neighborhood, students are zoned to Fox Technical High School and Hawthorne Academy; however, specialty magnet programs and schools throughout the city are available to students with specific interests or career paths. In the private sector, Keystone School, Central Catholic High School, and Providence Catholic School provide alternate options.
Tobin Hill’s diverse community can be easily seen in a variety of home age, architectural style, and demographic appeal. From brand new condos by the Pearl to historic estates in the heart of the neighborhood, prices generally range between $200,000 and $500,000, with some stretching over $2,000,000.
With strong community values, easy access to downtown and major San Antonio attractions, Tobin Hill is perfect for homeowner who appreciate and enjoy the art of urban living