This leafy neighborhood boasts one of Atlanta's grandest parks, established in 1883, polished up in 1903 by the Olmstead brothers, and revitalized in 1996 by a group that became the Grant Park Conservancy. Bounded on two sides by the Beltline, the historic 'hood can have the cozy, genteel feel of a small town with its own farmers market on the western end. Because it is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods and the city's largest historic district, every street in Grant Park offers opportunities for house-porn enthusiasts, especially the grand manses overlooking the park along Cherokee Avenue and the century-old showplaces on Grant Street. New business development, The Beacon, has added eclectic restaurants and bars. Buteco, features Brazilian fare, drinks and the occasional live music performance. Grocery on Home, a tiny music venue located in a former grocery store, hosts intimate concerts by touring singer/songwriters. Bonus: Grant Park?s easy grid system helps you bike everywhere you need to go in an absurdly short amount of time.
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