downtown

where business and pleasure mix

downtown atlanta 

real estate

Downtown Atlanta has a little bit of everything for everyone—dining, arts, entertainment, sports, concerts, and special events, not to mention business meetings and transactions. This is the place where you go to experience “the big city” in Georgia, the place where businesses dominate the lay of the land, the place responsible for that beautiful Atlanta skyline where classic and modern architecture obscures your view of the rest of the city (in a good way). On the street suited professionals, federal and state government workers, out-of-town visitors, conventioneers, college students, and even creative-types make up the dense mix of foot traffic. These days Downtown streets no longer empty out after offices shut down for the day. Thanks to its recent transformation, from real estate to property developments, Downtown Atlanta is proving more and more to be one of those rare places where you can truly mix business with pleasure—long after the sun has set over that familiar skyline.

downtown facts

POPULAR PROPERTY STYLES: HISTORIC BRICK HOUSES

KEYWORDS: BUSINESS DISTRICT, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, LANDMARKS

neighbors

Businessmen, government workers, tourists, students

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what to expect

Atlanta’s skyline, large crowds & busy streets

the market

moderate

the lifestyle

busy

what not to expect

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Fairlie-Poplar District, Castleberry Hill

Exploring downtown

Downtown Atlanta for the Tourist

Downtown has long been labelled the epicenter for tourist activity in Atlanta, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun for everyone. Perhaps the most symbolic of this is the 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Summer Olympics, where big outdoor events are held throughout the year. Its strategic location makes for an easy trip to conventions, trade shows and high-profile events at the Georgia World Congress Center, the third largest in the US, or CNN Center, where you can take a tour of the media giant’s headquarters. Sure, there are attractions close by that specifically target tourists like the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca Cola, but there are also notable additions to the area that will appeal to anyone from anywhere, like the College Football Hall of Fame and the Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Luckie-Marietta District surrounding the Olympic Park will give you the entertainment you need, while the in/famous Underground Atlanta is worth a visit, if only for its role in the city’s history. Also in the vicinity are the Georgia Dome, home of Falcons and Philips Arena, home of the Hawks.

Downtown Atlanta for the Anti-Tourist (aka the Local)

Venturing just a little further out from Downtown’s touristy entertainment district will set you on a path to finding great local gems, from casual eateries to fine restaurants, bars, lounges and nightclubs, retail stores, and exciting condo, loft and real estate developments, most of which are within walking distance from one another. Downtown is known for its culinary choices and bustling food culture, and with well over 300 establishments to choose from, the chances of those pesky tourists getting in the way of your night out on the town or quick drink after work are fairly slim.

At the southern end of the Olympic Park you’ll find the Fairlie-Poplar Historic District with the largest concentration of commercial and office buildings, dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Historically the central business district in Atlanta, many of the buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, like the Flatiron Building (which predates its famous New York cousin), while others have been converted into luxury condos for sale. But despite its long-standing commercial reputation, Fairlie-Poplar does have its creative outlets that give the artistically-inclined Midtown and Westside neighborhoods a run for their money.

You can enjoy award-winning jazz, world music and dance performances at the Rialto Center for the Arts, take in a show by the long-running Theatrical Outfit at the Balzer Theater at Herren’s, or catch some live music at the historic church-turned-concert venue The Tabernacle. Just a 10-minute walk from here towards the southwestern tip of Downtown, you’ll find Castleberry Hill with its burgeoning art scene and popular 2nd Friday Art Strolls. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Castleberry Hill is the most complete surviving warehouse district in Atlanta, with buildings converted into lofts, art galleries, studios, event spaces, professional offices, retail spaces, restaurants, bars and coffee shops.

downtown homes for sale or rent

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$2,395,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
16,200
SQFT
211 Peters Street SW Atlanta, GA 30313
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

$300K Price reduction and Sellers will Finance! Ultra rare opportunity for highly sought after fee simple, stand alone, retail warehouse conversion w/PH Owners Loft/SkyDeck/glittering city views. Sep Rental Loft, GATED PKG LOT, 2 garages, ramp/overhe

$2,300,000
4
BED
8
TOTAL BATHS
16,090
SQFT
261 Peters Street SW Atlanta, GA 30313
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

This historic mixed-use gem in the heart of Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s Art District among walking distance to the “ring of fire” developments; Centennial & Artisan Yards, the Hard Rock Hotel, MB Stadium, Beltline…An oversize loft experience, 261-263

$1,900,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,443
SQFT
45 NW Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW Atlanta, GA 30308
Condo For Sale
- Active

Welcome home to the awe-striking disposition of this dual level penthouse. Come experience this in the sky- the ultimate in privacy, luxury and location. Completely renovated and updated, this home exudes quality and fine craftsmanship. Expansive mai

$1,895,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,443
SQFT
W Residences #2701 - 45 Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW Atlanta, GA 30308
Condo For Sale
- Pending

Sought after two story penthouse perfectly situated on top of the W Residences. Amidst the beautiful architecture Atlanta has to offer, this penthouse has access to luxurious amenities of the full service hotel which includes a residential helipad, 2

$1,895,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,850
SQFT
110 Druid Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30307
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

City living with a reinvented modern interior & the charm of a historic home. Complete Dencity Design renovation this architecturally inspired home sits in the heart of Inman Park & the Mary Lin school district. Thoughtfully planned with clean lines

$1,850,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,689
SQFT
140 Waverly Way NE Atlanta, GA 30307
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

CONTINGENCY CONTRACT FELL THROUGH SO BACK ON THE MARKET. A TRUE GEM. This classic 1911 Neel Reid home, the only one in Inman Park, has all the signature details of Reid's architectural style---distinguished street presence including tile roof, perfec

$1,850,000
7
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,596
SQFT
80 Waddell Street NE Atlanta, GA 30307
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

SPECTACULAR Estate Home with SEPARATE BUILDABLE LOT Located in the HEART of INMAN PARK. Victorian Style Architecture is Abundant Throughout This STUNNING Home Ideal for Entertaining. Rocking Chair Front Porch Leads to SPACIOUS Floor Plan Resplendent

New Listing - 3 days online
$1,475,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,326
SQFT
560 Morgan Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

This timeless renovated, 3,326 square-foot home in Old Fourth Ward invites you into the main living level with a grand marble fireplace and professionally designed kitchen with custom European cabinets, oversized waterfall quartz kitchen island, Subz

$1,449,000
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,131
SQFT
Residences At Studioplex #17 - 661 Auburn Avenue Atlanta, GA 30312
Townhouse For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Ready for the Beltline lifestyle?! This spectacular townhome will make you the coolest of your friends! Imagine being able to walk downstairs to restaurants, shops, & the Beltline...Krog Street Market is just steps away! Spectacular finishes, beautif

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,250,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,776
SQFT
577 Rankin Street Atlanta, GA 30308
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Renovation in Old Fourth Ward with a pool! Walk to the Atlanta Beltline, Krog Street Market and Medical Center. Updates include new HVAC, kitchen and bathrooms. Kitchen opens to family room and breakfast area. Large Master with rear stairwell, formal

$1,250,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,400
SQFT
Poncey Haus #1 - 1 Angier Springs Court NE Atlanta, GA 30306
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Introducing Poncey Haus. A unique enclave of 5 individually designed, modern homes by award-winning architecture firm, Xmetrical, and renowned interior designer, Michael Habachy. This luxurious, modern sanctuary is nestled between Freedom Park and th

New Listing - a week online
$1,199,900
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,420
SQFT
568 John Wesley Dobbs NE Atlanta, GA 30312
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

You’re going to love this new listing as it’s a perfect combination of a classic design with updated features at a great price. Thoughtfully renovated Old Fourth Ward Craftsman features open floor plan, arched walls for nice accent and filled with da

New Listing - 3 days online
$1,169,000
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,093
SQFT
Old Fourth Ward #2 - 522 Boulevard Place NE Atlanta, GA 30308
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

One-of-a-kind quality JackBilt home in O4W steps from Ponce City Market/Beltline with over 1,200 sq ft of rooftop space, a 2nd floor deck AND a professionally landscaped, private backyard with private hot tub, elevated deck and pergola. You won't fin

$1,159,900
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,584
SQFT
Emerson On Krog #1 - 49 Krog Street Atlanta, GA 30307
Townhouse For Sale
- Pending

Bringing new sophistication & style to Inman Park. European influenced, brick townhomes situated behind famous Krog St. Market and across the street from the Atlanta Beltline. Flooded with natural light these four-story, elevator serviced homes are i

$1,149,900
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,584
SQFT
Emerson On Krog #8 - 49 Krog Street Atlanta, GA 30307
Townhouse For Sale
- Pending

Bringing new sophistication & style to Inman Park. European influenced, brick townhomes situated behind famous Krog St. Market and across the street from the Atlanta Beltline. Flooded with natural light these four-story, elevator serviced homes are i

New Listing - 3 days online
$1,125,000
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,282
SQFT
200 Montag Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30307
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

*Former Model home. Brick construction, 10 additional windows in this 'Book-End' home* Professional Chef's Kitchen/Viking Appliance suite/Double Ovens* Exquisite high-end finishes throughout including coffered ceilings, built-in sound system & Butler

New Listing - 2 days online
$1,100,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,948
SQFT
Old Fourth Ward #A - 515 Boulevard Place NE Atlanta, GA 30308
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Another beautiful construction by WilliamMarkDesigns. 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms. Walk to Ponce City Market or the Beltline. Restaurant and Shopping galore. Finished basement with its own entry that can be used as income producing property, in-la

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,099,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,794
SQFT
502 Boulevard Place NE Atlanta, GA 30308
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

In the heart of O4W just steps from Ponce City Market, this Modern Masterpiece designed by Goodman Design Co. boasts 4 spacious bedrooms, 3.5 luxurious baths, an incredible rooftop deck w/ panoramic views of the City Skyline, & more! Stunning kitchen

New Listing - a week online
$1,084,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,700
SQFT
Midtown #2 - 829 North Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30306
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Incredible Modern Townhome designed by award winning architect Robert M. Cain - Sleek design open concept main level with wall to ceiling windows for wonderful natural light and views! High-end upgrades throughout! Natural color wide plank flooring o

$1,055,900
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,584
SQFT
Emerson On Krog #4 - 49 Krog Street Atlanta, GA 30307
Townhouse For Sale
- Pending

Emerson On Krog, bringing new sophistication & style to Inman Park. European influenced, brick townhomes situated behind famous Krog St. Market and across the street from the Atlanta Beltline. Flooded with natural light these four-story, elevator ser

 

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