|The Ring of Fountains at Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta|
The central business, convention and entertainment district that originated with the 1996 Olympics now hosts some of the most iconic John Portman-inspired architecture and hottest attractions in Metro Atlanta, all within walking distance to popular hotels. Visitors are usually familiar with the Georgia International Plaza, home to CNN Center, the Georgia World Congress Center, Phillips Arena and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Other popular destinations include SkyView Atlanta, the Tabernacle and the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. But the nearby entertainment district gets plenty of attention, including Pemberton Place, home of the Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca Cola and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, all serving as anchors to Centennial Olympic Park just a block northeast of the College Football Hall of Fame and Southwest of Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
|The Georgia Aquarium at Pemberton Place in Downtown Atlanta|
Other areas of Downtown Atlanta include Fairlie-Poplar, a historic central business district and home to smaller performing arts venues such as The Tabernacle and Rialto Center for the Arts. Caslteberry Hill is a historic creative district with art galleries, restaurants, tattoo shops and studios housed in early 20th century warehouse buildings that have been converted into lofts and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Come check out the booming nightlife and rooftop bars of the Luckie Marietta District, Food Truck Fridays in the Five Points District and the annual Art Stroll through Castleberry Hill which showcases the area’s many local galleries, eateries and retailers.
Rentals make up a large share of the Downtown Atlanta residential landscape, largely due to the students who attend The Morehouse School of Medicine, Clark Atlanta, Georgia State and Georgia Tech Universities along with Morehouse, Spellman and other local colleges. But please call (678) 775-2677 for information on properties available for purchase in the area.City of Atlanta Neighborhoods and Metro Atlanta Cities and Communities.