East César Chávez is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. It is located in the central-east part of Austin’s urban core on the north bank of the Colorado River. The neighborhood encompasses much of ZIP code 78702.
The East César Chávez neighborhood is bounded to the south by Lake Lady Bird and Festival Beach, the east by Chicon Street and the Holly neighborhood, and to the north by East Sixth Street and the Central East Austin neighborhood. To the west, East César Chávez faces Interstate 35 and the Rainey Street district, a historic neighborhood in the southeast corner of Downtown Austin.
The dominant land use in East César Chávez is residential, with approximately 60% of total land use being identified as single-family residential. The neighborhood contains the Willow-Spence Streets Historic District, a residential area located south of César Chávez Boulevard that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.