Buckhead

Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s most affluent districts.

Welcome to Buckhead

Upscale community with fantastic shopping and dining.

Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s flagship districts, offering a mix of parks, businesses, and retail across 43 distinct neighborhoods. Living in Buckhead means living in the middle of the action in one of Atlanta’s premier areas, close to the chic restaurants of Peachtree Road and Roswell Road, and the art galleries and upscale shopping of Bennett Street and Miami Circle.

This eclectic area features high-rise condo towers surrounded by shopping, dining, and nightlife, alongside quiet neighborhoods of large secluded single-family homes nestled within rolling hillsides and forests. Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s most affluent districts and is frequently listed among the wealthiest communities in the United States.

What to Love

  • High-end shopping and dining
  • Spacious secluded homes
  • Many diverse neighborhoods
  • Parks and forests

People & Lifes

Often referred to as the Beverly Hills of the southeast, Buckhead’s residents include entertainment superstars and C-level executives from major firms such as Coca-Cola and CNN. Like the other Beverly Hills, residents of Buckhead enjoy access to the very best in shopping and dining. Buckhead is reported to have the largest concentration of luxury boutiques in the entire country, and its commercial area holds more than 1,500 businesses. Buckhead is also a thriving business district, ranking behind the Downtown and Midtown districts as the third-largest in Atlanta. Many of Buckhead’s homes are within easy reach of its numerous attractions and amenities yet feel like a world away, with its large homes surrounded by trees and verdant hills. For those seeking a quiet refuge within easy reach of everything, Buckhead is hard to beat.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The adjacent shopping malls of Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square on either side of Peachtree Street offer some of Atlanta’s finest upscale shopping and dining. Phipps Plaza features over 100 stores, including anchor tenants such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom, and high-end brands like Tiffany & Co., Gucci, and Hugo Boss. Options for drinks and dinner include craft cocktails and elevated bar grub at The Tavern, globally-inspired artisanal cuisine at Grand Lux Café, and Davio’s Northern Italian-style fine dining. Other amenities at Phipps Plaza include a 14-screen AMC movie theater and a LEGOLAND Discovery Center. Lenox Square’s designer label stores include Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, David Yurman, and Prada. Standouts of Buckhead’s eclectic fine dining scene include delectable prime-aged beef and fresh seafood at Chops Lobster House, visually striking contemporary American cuisine at Aria, delicious Italian-style cooking and live jazz at Pricci, and creative takes on American classics at The Buckhead Diner. Buckhead’s vibrant nightlife scene includes elegant rooftop bars at Whiskey Blue and The Southern Gentleman and happening party spots such as District Atlanta, Gold Room, and Havana Club ATL.

Things to Do

Buckhead is a massive area with much to see and do within its 43 neighborhoods. On Saturday mornings, Peachtree Road Farmers’ Market is the place to pick up organic local produce and handicrafts. Spanning 268 acres, Chastain Park is one of the largest city parks in Atlanta. The park’s amenities include paved jogging paths, a swimming pool, an 18-hole municipal golf course, tennis courts, and a horse park offering riding lessons and boarding. Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park frequently hosts performances from some of the biggest names in music. Other public parks within Buckhead include Frankie Allen Park, which has baseball diamonds, tennis courts, and a meadow with picnic spots and barbeque pits.

Schools

Buckhead belongs to the Atlanta Public School District. Highlights include:

  • Warren T. Jackson Elementary School, Public, PK-5
  • Sarah Smith Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Morris Brandon Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • E. Rivers Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Sutton Middle School, Public, 6-8
  • North Atlanta High School, Public, 9-12

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