Loading...
 

Greenbriar

Greenbriar abuts I-285?s western edge at Arthur B. Langford Jr. Parkway. Its huge shopping institution, Greenbriar Mall, home to the first Chik-fil-A in 1967, may be the area?s most recognizable feature, with more than 50 stores in its structure ? a whopping eight of those specializing in footwear specifically. Greenbriar is also home to Tyler Perry Studios (which will expand to the Fort McPherson property once it?s built out), Stone Hogan Park, ... [click here for more]

Harris Chiles

Harris Chiles takes its name from two public housing projects that once anchored the community. Harris Homes, built in 1956, was demolished as part of the city?s plan to replace low-income developments with mixed-income complexes. It?s now the site of Ashley Collegetown Apartments, where ?life is a journey full of everyday adventures.? The neighborhood?s other namesake survived the scrub and got a makeover; it was rebranded from the John O. Chile... [click here for more]

Horseshoe Community

You can tell Horseshoe is almost OTP by the sheer amount of greenery present. Nestled between Cascade Road, I-285, and the historic Cascade Heights neighborhood, the horseshoe-shaped subdivision in southwest Atlanta is easy to miss. Home to only about 80 residents, the neighborhood boasts a mix of styles from mid-century ranches to slant-roof mid-century modern abodes. [click here for more]

Oakland

Tiny Oakland is bound by MARTA?s east-west rail line to the north, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to the south, Grant Street to the east, and the Downtown Connector to the west. Oakland does not contain the famous landmark with which it shares a name ? Atlanta?s Oakland Cemetery is situated one block east. But the area is home to a newer landmark, the 300-foot Corey smokestack, with its digital billboard that often reflects the season or current ev... [click here for more]

Clarkston

If you're passing through on East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clarkston feels like Anytown, USA. But stop for a minute, and you'll find a quaint borough that harbors a whole lot of ethnic diversity. Strategically positioned close to the Atlanta office of the International Rescue Committee, which helps refugees establish stable homes, Clarkston is also one of the metro area's most diverse melting pots of eastern European, African, and Middle Eastern com... [click here for more]

Peoplestown

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-Ralston ho... [click here for more]