I was about to comment in the same way as Susan. I also live in Austin but in the Hyde Park area and people have a tendency to enclose the front yard with a low fence so it is both a continuation of "safe outdoor space" for kids to play in and an area that is public enough to where neighbors know one another and stop to chat or hang out together. It serves as a community builder when utilized properly.
The Case Against the American Front Lawn
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