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  • Virginia Highlands

    The Virginia Highlands (sometimes just called the Highlands by Atlantans) is centered around the intersection of Virginia and North Highland Avenues, and runs along [[Piedmont Park]]. It is home to many eclectic and Bohemian artists. There are several …

  • Piedmont Park

    Piedmont Park has been called the "Central Park" of Atlanta. It is nearly 200 acres in area. The park holds picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis facilities, softball & soccer fields, a swimming pool, and has access to Lake Clara Meer. Located just north of …

  • Midtown

    Located between [[Downtown]] and [[Buckhead]], Midtown is the second largest financial district of the city. Some of the most iconic buildings of Atlanta are found here, including the Bank of America Plaza (located between Midtown and Downtown), Fox …

  • Grant Park

    Grant Park consists of Grant Park itself and the surrounding neighborhood. It is Atlanta's largest historic district. Most of the buildings are residences, although there are several Bed & Breakfasts, restaurants, small businesses, and an old cotton mill. …

  • Little Five Points

    |=. !http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp235/VirgilVansant/Atlanta%20by%20Night/littlefivepoints.jpg! | |=. The Vortex Bar & Grill in Little Five Points |
    Little Five Points is named after the …

  • Inman Park

    Inman Park in [[Midtown]] Atlanta is the city's first planned community. It was developed in the 1880s. The area has large lots, open park areas, curving roads, and a beautiful lake. Many prominent Atlanta citizens bought homes in the neighborhood. …

  • Candler Park

    Candler Park borders [[Druid Hills]] and [[Inman Park]], and is part of [[Midtown]] Atlanta. The neighborhood is centered around Candler Park, which was named after the Asa Griggs Candler, the Coca-Cola tycoon and former mayor of Atlanta. The park …

  • Old Fourth Ward

    Old Fourth Ward, situated in both [[Downtown]] and [[Midtown]] districts, is an example neighborhood of gentrification. Recently a majority black area, the past decade has seen a large influx of whites moving into the neighborhood thanks to its central …

  • Atlantic Station

    Atlantic Station in [[Midtown]] is a redevelopment project on the former site of the Atlantic Steel Mill. It's size has prompted the Postal Service to award the neighborhood it's own zip code. It first opened in 2005. The neighborhood is mixed-use, and …

  • Georgia Tech

    Georgia Tech, located in [[Midtown]], was originally founded in 1885 as part of the [[Reconstruction]] to build upon the growing industrial revolution of the time. It is a public research university. There are approximately 20,000 students attending the …

  • Rhodes Hall

    Rhodes Hall, located in [[Midtown]] along Peachtree Street near the Downtown Connector, is a historic building built in 1904. Despite it's busy urban surroundings, the building itself has been well-preserved. It is used as a historic house museum, but it …