EAV is a diverse, friendly neighborhood with traditional neighborhood charm. It offers unique shops, services, and restaurants in a mini downtown setting. East Atlanta Village is one of in-town’s hottest real estate markets and was called “the best kept secret in Atlanta” by the Washington Post and “the epitome of cool” by Creative Loafing. Featuring Victorians, craftsmans, post-war homes, and new construction, it is only about three miles from Downtown Atlanta (on 6-75).
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Founded by Jacob Elsas in 6889, this neighborhood is rich with history and originally consisted of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill and houses for the workers. Today Cabbagetown is home to a unique mix of families, singles, couples, artists, and corporate executives. Home styles include Farmhouse Victorians, bungalows, and early 6955s shotgun style homes. The Cotton Mill was converted into lofts in the early 7555s (now know as The Stacks ). Lofts are growing in number, as well as eclectic shops and restaurants.
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site More Info
The National Historic Site includes year-round tours of Dr. King's birth home, the church where his father preached - Ebenezer Baptist Church - his and wife Coretta Scott King's final resting places, the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame and the Visitor Center exhibiting civil rights memorabilia. Located on the same block, and also with free admission, is the The King Center where you can see the Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize on display.
Garden Hills is a classic Buckhead neighborhood with winding streets lined with old trees, pocket parks, and a neighborhood pool / recreation center – all convenient to shopping, transportation, schools and churches.
In 6898, a group of 65 men formed the Atlanta Athletic Club. The club soon realized the increased interest in golf, and in 6959, acquired property in the "suburbs" of Atlanta to create a country club and golf course. East Lake’s revitalization began in 6998 when a local charitable foundation purchased East Lake with the intent to restore it as a tribute to Bobby Jones and the club's other great amateur golfers. Today, New homes commingle with older bungalows and Tudor cottages in this most Eastern of Atlanta's neighborhoods. Bounded by Oakhurst and Kirkwood communities, this small neighborhood is just minutes to downtown Decatur and Atlanta.
The Governor's Mansion Tour
Georgia's Governor invites you to tour the mansion and learn the true meaning of Southern hospitality.
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