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Virginia-Highlands/Morningside

Virginia-Highland, founded as a streetcar suburb nearly a century ago, and now incorporated as an intown 'hood is where residents can walk to restaurants, boutiques, bars, grocery stores, and even a neighborhood movie theater. There are few places in Virginia-Highland you can't reach by way of a pleasant stroll along tree-shaded sidewalks or a quick bike ride. The Highland Tap, a subterranean restaurant billing itself as Virginia-Highland's oldes... [click here for more]

Candler Park

The Candler Park neighborhood is situated on 55 acres of greenspace that Coca-Cola founder Asa Candler donated as a city park to Atlanta in 1922, a wooded area bordered by Ponce De Leon Avenue and McLendon. Tucked in and around grassy, rolling hills, the park features a nine-hole golf course a swimming pool, a football/soccer field, a basketball court, tennis courts, and a playground. At the headwaters of local Peavine Creek, beavers can be seen ... [click here for more]

Little Five Points

Situated a few miles east of downtown Atlanta, at what used to be the intersections of Euclid, Moreland, McLendon, and Seminole avenues, Little Five Points is so named because, yes, it?s a smaller version of Five Points downtown. Once vying to be the Greenwich Village of Atlanta, it?s become more this city?s Haight-Ashbury. Bohemian culture and DIY capitalism are the backbone for this neighborhood that caters to everyone from urbane hipsters to b... [click here for more]

Castleberry Hill

Between the Atlanta University Center and south Downtown lies Castleberry Hill, a neighborhood with one of the most colorful histories in the city. During Atlanta?s infancy, it served as the town?s answer to a red-light district until the onset of the Civil War, whereupon it ceased its wicked ways and transformed into a center of industry and commerce. The area was once ground zero for artists on the rise, home to loft dwellers by day and a rowdy... [click here for more]

Grant Park

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 distric... [click here for more]

Alpharetta

Named the country's top relocation spot for professionals by Forbes.com, Alpharetta is now home to many newcomers who've brought their urban tastes — and sizable paychecks — to this once-bucolic suburb. The former country roads are now busy thoroughfares winding past gated subdivisions and shopping centers dotted with upscale restaurants and spas. And yet, in the burg's tiny downtown and back roads, you can still find echoes of its rural charms. [click here for more]

Fayetteville

Fayetteville is located 22 miles South of Atlanta and is the County Seat for Fayetteville County. Fayetteville was founded in 1822. Both city and county were named in honor of the Revolutionary War hero the French Marquis de Lafayette. Fayetteville was incorporated as a town in 1823 and as a city in 1909. [click here for more]

Smyrna/Vinings

Think of Vinings and swanky suburban real estate or high-end townhomes probably come to mind, or perhaps glimpses of the Chattahoochee from the bridge that takes you to the doors of riverside restaurant Canoe. Situated on a ridge high above the Chattahoochee, Vinings' reputation as an upscale shopping and dining destination remains untarnished. A few miles northwest, just on the other side of the Perimeter, neighboring Smyrna has grown into its o... [click here for more]

Tucker

Decent dive bars and hidden-gem restaurants.



Tucker lies at the crossroads of urban Atlanta and suburban sprawl. With some decent dive bars and hidden-gem restaurants, there's plenty of character branching off Lawrenceville Highway.

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Union City

Located in the southern portion of Fulton County, Union City (UC) is an exuberating and rising City with a big heart. It is a place where your neighbors, educators, small business owners and elected officials care for their community and each other. Visit us and see the beautiful elements of nature that are illustrated by the Southern bloom of the dogwood trees, crepe myrtles and Bradford pears, which are sure to give all the comforts of home. Th... [click here for more]

Adair Park

Adair Park, which bills itself as "Atlanta's best kept secret," is characterized by the quintessential elements of old turn-of-the-century charm: large front porches, landscaped gardens, and picturesque bungalows. Founded in 1892 by George Washington Adair, the same developer who helped build Virginia-Highland and Morningside, the neighborhood suffered from white flight in the 1960s. In recent years, a young, urban crowd has begun to repopulate t... [click here for more]

Summerhill

 




With the Atlanta Braves now in Cobb County, and Georgia State University quickly moving forward with plans to expand its housing and sports facilities, neighborhood residents are cautiously optimistic as they wait for the promised retail and residential projects to take shape in the area blighted during Turner Field's presence.Summerhill, officially established after the Civil War, was first home to freed slaves, with nearby Washington-Ra... [click here for more]

Capitol View

Fans of street grids and bungalows priced below Old Fourth Ward prices, welcome to your dream ?hood. Developed as a streetcar suburb in the early 20th century, the residential neighborhood enjoys the 50-acre Perkerson Park to the south and the Atlanta BeltLine?s Westside Trail to the north. You might not be able to catch a clear view of the actual Georgia Capitol, but you can glimpse the skyline from some backyards. [click here for more]

Cabbagetown/Reynoldstown

The popular neighborhood was known as Factory Town or Fulton Mill Village before it became Cabbagetown. Its narrow streets and crooked lanes ? and those of nearby Reynoldstown ? aren?t suitable for crosstown traffic, and that suits residents just fine. Rows of shotgun houses and old brick buildings once served the purposes of the massive Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, but now they make up a charmingly dense district that's just as good for dog walke... [click here for more]

Midtown

From its skyscrapers housing national and international business headquarters to the apartment views with citywide views from their rooftop pools, no part of the city has evolved more dramatically over the past two decades than Midtown, once a funky, seedy hippie and gay epicenter. The High Museum of Art, the Fox Theater, restaurants, bars, and comedy clubs, are all within walking distance, and art institutions like the High, Savannah College of ... [click here for more]

Decatur/Oakhurst

Just a few miles from downtown Atlanta down Ponce de Leon Avenue sits what's arguably metro Atlanta's most desired suburb - a progressive enclave of quaint homes, solid restaurants, a walkable downtown, and tight-knit neighborhoods that are very protective of the community they've created. And with well-performing schools and a high quality of life, the city's managed to attract young families, its laid-back attitude has lured the LGBT community,... [click here for more]

Toco Hills/Sage Hill

Centered around the huge, eponymous shopping center near the busy nexus of Clairmont, LaVista and North Druid Hills roads, Toco Hills is an older neighborhood composed largely of ranch houses on sleepy, winding subdivision streets.

Boasting a sizable Jewish population, the neighborhood is also home to Atlanta's largest Greek Orthodox church, which hosts a popular annual Greek festival.

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Norcross

Like many of metro Atlanta's historic towns that have now been engulfed by suburban sprawl, Norcross was once a railroad hub.Fortunately, historic downtown Norcross has managed to segue gracefully into a charming small-town main street lined with shops and eateries. Even the town's former railroad depot is a picturesque café. In contrast to the strip malls and subdivisions that surround the tiny city, a number of the downtown area's side streets ... [click here for more]

Buford Highway

In 1974, the Atlanta Rhythm Section sang the virtues of Doraville with the line, ?A touch of country in the city." Today, you might wonder, "Which country?" as you drive along Buford Highway on either side of the Doraville line and read the billboards and shop signs in Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, and more. From Buckhead to Buford, the multi-ethnic eating and shopping destination commands about a seven-mile stretch inside and outside the I-285 pe... [click here for more]

Mozley Park

On the National Register of Historic Places, Mozley Park comprises blocks of classic, albeit tumbledown, cottages and bungalows, as well as a spacious park with a pool and recreation center. This once sought-after residential area experienced white flight and segregation policies that have left it mostly overlooked since the 1950s. Mozley Park is now connected to the PATH trail and will link to the BeltLine?s Westside Trail, opening it up to new ... [click here for more]

Polar Rock

Little is known about the history of Atlanta's Polar Rock neighborhood in southeast Atlanta, or how it acquired such a cool name in a city known for its oppressive heat, but the president of the Polar Rock Community Association says, he's working to rectify that. A hilly neighborhood near the EUE/Screen Gems Studios complex and Aaron's Amphitheatre, the community is quiet and woodsy, something that belies its proximity to the southern split of th... [click here for more]

Lake Claire

Twice a month, free spirits convene in the Lake Claire neighborhood for its public drum circle. The drumming starts at sundown, and the beat goes on until nearly midnight. This bohemian paradise is an oasis in the heart of Atlanta, rooted in the values of diversity, community, and neighborly love. Lake Claire?s cohousing community, which shares meals, a garden, and childcare responsibilities, is the first of its kind in Georgia. [click here for more]

Underwood Hills

Situated between Buckhead and Bankhead, Underwood Hills is within spitting distance of I-75. Though established in 1902, and then called Northside Park, the neighborhood didn?t begin to thrive until the ?20s, when many residents worked for the nearby Seaboard Coastline Railroad. Today, Underwood Hills is a close-knit community of families who gather at the popular Underwood Hills Park for its noted playgrounds. Located nearby is the Chattahoochee... [click here for more]

Ormewood Park

This verdant, diverse, and quiet neighborhood has a storied history of being a good place to settle down and raise a family ? while still being close to the East Atlanta haunts you enjoyed in your younger days ? and is home to Morelli?s Ice Cream. Former Creek Indian territory, the area was turned into farmland by the Georgia land lottery, and once housed the Confederate Soldiers Home. Ormewood got its name from Aquilla Orme, whose extension of... [click here for more]

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