219 South 4th Street, Waco Texas
Situated in the Central Business District of downtown Waco,
Texas, the Mary Avenue District is considered to be the
premiere location for living and entertainment in Waco, and
McLennan County. The Mary Avenue District, with
boundaries at the Brazos River to the North, 11th Street to
the South, I-35 to the East, and Waco Drive to the West is
home to multiple businesses, living and entertainment uses
that create a district where people eat, sleep, play and
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One of the most important landmarks of Waco, Baylor
University, is just blocks away from the Behrens Lofts.
Chartered in 1945 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor has
remained true to its heritage and has grown to more than
14,000 students with 155 baccalaureate programs, more than
25 undergraduate degree plans and 80 graduate degree
programs. The 432 acres campus is located on the banks
of the Brazos River.
One block north of Behrens Lofts is the River Center Square
which contains Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant, Diamond Backs
Steakhouse, Crickets bar & Grill and numerous other
restaurants and shops. Also in close proximity to the
Behrens Lofts are the Dr. Pepper Museum, Waco Convention
Center and the Hilton Hotel.