What’s Here

Fort Worth South

What’s Here

The Near Southside combines an exciting and eclectic urban neighborhood with a regional employment center in a 1,400-acre district located just south of Downtown in Fort Worth, Texas. The Near Southside has everything you’d expect to find in a vibrant urban district: loft apartments and townhomes, restaurants & coffee shops, neighborhood pubs, live music & theater, historic landmarks, and a wide range of businesses and career opportunities.

The district is easily explored via walking, bicycle, car, or public transportation, and it’s surrounded by several of Fort Worth’s oldest and most distinctive historic neighborhoods. The Near Southside is easy to get to from all parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth region and beyond, with multiple access points from I-30, I-35W, and the regional commuter rail network. The district’s central location in the heart of Fort Worth makes it a short trip from popular destinations in Downtown, the Cultural District, the Texas Christian University area, and Southeast Fort Worth. 

Explore this section to see what’s here in the Near Southside.

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Places to Live

Places to Live

A new urban neighborhood is quickly developing in the Near Southside, providing attractive and convenient housing for those looking for short commutes and the amenities of city life. 

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Restaurants & Entertainment

Restaurants & Entertainment

The Near Southside’s amazing renaissance has made it a regional destination for great restaurants, nightlife, theater, and live music. The area is home to dozens of eclectic and locally-owned eateries, pubs, and art & music venues.

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Shopping, Services, & Event Venues

Shopping, Services, & Event Venues

A growing number of retail shops and neighborhood services are calling the Near Southside home.  Fort Worth residents often identify the prevalence of locally-owned and “unchained” businesses as one of the area’s most appealing attributes.  

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Careers: Health Sciences & Major Employers

Careers: Health Sciences & Major Employers

The Near Southside is home to a wide range of businesses and institutions that collectively employ close to 30,000 workers. Our employment base grows more diverse each year as entrepreneurs start new businesses here and outside firms choose new locations within the district.

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Transportation

Transportation

Getting here and getting around is easy, and in the future should be even more convenient as FWSI continues to work with the City and The T to expand transportation choices. 

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Lodging

Lodging

The Near Southside is home to two Bed & Breakfast Inns located in beautifully restored historic mansions that date from the beginning of the 20th century. For hotel options within the district, the Midtown project under construction at Rosedale and Forest Park will bring Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites to the area. 

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