Best Residential Neighborhood 2017

Reader Pick

Fairmount

Thanks to the thriving businesses along nearby Magnolia Avenue, Fairmount is among the most popular places to settle down in Fort Worth. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, homeowners abide by certain guidelines when rehabbing the bungalows and foursquare homes from the 1800s and early 1920s. This charming neighborhood is within walking or biking distance from nearly everything one would need, making it appealing to those who prefer life sans automobile.

Staff Pick

Samuels Avenue

Samuels Avenue is one of the buzziest, up-and-coming places to live right now, attracting multiple developments and sitting in close proximity to the Panther Island project, which is expected to bring a San Antonio-style riverwalk, dining and other entertainment options closer to the neighborhood.