San Antonio Neighborhoods: Five Points

Five Points San Antonio is an up-and-coming city that is part of San Antonio’s Midtown area. Other towns in Midtown include Tobin Hill, Monte Vista, Alta Vista, Beacon Hill, University Hill, and Trinity Heights. These areas have experienced an increase in population and popularity over the past few years. The historic community of Five Points lies north of downtown San Antonio and is one of the oldest communities in the city. Five Points has many areas of historical significance.

Five Points San Antonio is believed to have been established around 1890. Five Points is bounded by Laurel Avenue to the west, Interstate Highway 35 to the south, and Camaron to the east.

Many of the homes found throughout Five Points include classical revival style, folk Victorian and Texas vernacular architecture. All of the architectural landmarks throughout Five Points were recognized when the city was named a historic district on December 7, 2006. It is one of 21 other districts in San Antonio to have achieved historical status.

One of the more famous historical houses is the Hertzberg House, which was given landmark status by the State of Texas.

Five Points real estate remains a very affordable place to live, especially in relation to its neighboring cities like Monte Vista. Five Points homes for sale have a median price of $89,500. Five Points is considered to be a working-class community with homes of many different price ranges accommodating many buyers.

Five Points San Antonio points of interest include San Pedro Spring Park, Temple Beth-El, Pearl Brewery, and Trinity University.

Commute

The commute from Five Points to downtown San Antonio takes just minutes, thereby making this neighborhood a popular choice for city professionals.

Schools

  • School District: San Antonio Independent School District
  • Schools: Private schools in the Five Points areas include
  • Bryan Texas Campus
  • Positive Solutions Charter School