About "The Eastside"

East Fort Worth

"East Fort Worth is bounded roughly by Highway 287 to the west and southwest, Randol Mill Road and East 1st Street to the north, Lake Arlington and the City limits to the south, and the City limits to the east." - City of Fort Worth

The "Eastside" (dashed line) is made up of three city council districts - District 5, District 8 and District 11.

Borders differ depending on the person/group - some say Southeast would start at Rosedale intead of 287 and some consider the northern border to be 121 or East 1st Street while others include Race Street/River East District.

Community Resource Groups and Organizations

East Fort Worth Business Association - "created to give business owners a place to meet, to have a voice for the advancement, development and improvement of the infra-structure in East Fort Worth, to provide an atmosphere for businesses to interact and develop relationships for friendship, community and business."
East Fort Worth, Incorporated - "non-profit organization working for the betterment of our community through positive collaboration with business owners, developers, community groups, and other development organizations as it relates to new development and re-development opportunities across the eastern part of our city."
Advancing East Lancaster - the East Lancaster corridor’s transit-oriented development (TOD) plan
Historic Handley Development Corporation
FunkyTownFridge - community initiative that seeks to end food apartheid in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded by local community advocate and activist Kendra Richardson

East Fort Worth News

“Opportunity for a win.” Gateway Park could soon see millions in public, private investment (Fort Worth Report, 2023)
Major Citywide Revitalization Efforts to Deliver Fort Worth’s Economic Promise (URBANLAND.ULI.org, 2023)
East Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth to get $20 million upgrade, city asking public for input (Fox4, 2023)
Luxury apartment developer wants to put 336 apartments and townhomes in east Fort Worth (Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2023)
Green thumbs meet red tape: After years of delays, a nonprofit wants to make it easier to farm in Fort Worth (Fort Worth Report, 2023)
White gowns, tiered cakes and flowers: How a niche business identity could help revitalize Handley (Fort Worth Report, 2023)
Home prices triple in these one-time affordable Fort Worth neighborhoods (Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2023)
Plans for a more efficient bus system along East Lancaster hit a speed bump (Fort Worth Report, 2023)
African American museum, cultural center could come to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2022)
Historically Black neighborhood may see funding to finish long-awaited park in east Fort Worth (Fort Worth Report, 2022)
Historic Northside, Polytechnic named Main Street program corridors (The City of Fort Worth, 2022)
History’s Latest Rhyme: Advancing East Lancaster is a Plan 120 Years in The Making (Candysdirt.com, 2021)
Can a rapid bus line on Lancaster transform these east Fort Worth neighborhoods? (Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2021)
Fort Worth's East Lancaster Avenue Getting Boost From New Business Tax (NBC DFW Channel 5, 2020)
Five Fort Worth Neighborhoods on the Rise (Fort Worth Report, 2019)
A rebirth in Stop Six? Cavile Place redevelopment plans are taking shape. (Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2019)