Midtown

Midtown offers residents a city center lifestyle with a perfect balance of live/work/play.

Welcome to Midtown

Vibrant urban center with unbeatable entertainment options

Midtown Atlanta is a vibrant, active, and pedestrian-friendly district with the highest concentration of arts and cultural venues in the Southeast. Midtown offers residents a city center lifestyle with a perfect balance of live/work/play. Attractions and amenities include Piedmont Park’s sprawling green space, upscale retail on Piedmont Street, art galleries, museums, theaters, and festivals. Midtown is also a thriving business district, home to firms such as The Coca-Cola Company, Wells Fargo, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and AT&T Inc.

Midtown’s architecture and housing options are as diverse as its attractions and businesses. Its real estate mix includes contemporary high-rise apartment and condominium buildings, historic bungalows and Queen Annes, townhouses, lofts, and elegant living spaces within the landmark 1912 Ponce de Leon Apartments.

What to Love

  • Wide-ranging housing options
  • Live/work/play
  • World-class cultural attractions
  • Outstanding shopping and restaurants

People & Lifestyle

Midtown is the place to be if you want Atlanta’s premier cultural attractions and amenities right on your doorstep. Live/work/play is the ethos of life here, with Midtown’s plentiful employment opportunities and unbeatable mix of entertainment options. Midtown is the heart of Atlanta, and there is always something new and exciting to see and discover here.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Peachtree Street Northwest/Southwest and Northeast/Southeast run parallel to each other through Midtown, and many of Atlanta’s premier shopping, dining, nightlife, and entertainment options are located on these streets or those adjacent to them. Colony Square features great restaurants, with many offering outdoor dining surrounding open space with frequent live entertainment. Sophisticated Persian restaurant Rumi’s Kitchen is one such restaurant, serving flavorful food within a large patio dining area. Ecco Midtown on 7th Street is an award-winning eatery with an ever-changing menu of European-inspired seasonal dishes. James Beard award-winning chef Hugh Acheson’s acclaimed Empire State South offers delectable elevated Southern cuisine in a stylish space with an outdoor bocce court. Located just a few blocks east of Peachtree Street Northeast is Bon Ton, which fuses Louisianan and Vietnamese-style cooking to craft unforgettable boiled and fried seafood.

Things to Do

Midtown is Atlanta’s heart of the arts, home to world-class cultural institutions such as the Woodruff Arts Center. Woodruff’s facilities include the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, which stages wide-ranging plays and performances; High Art Museum, one of the world’s most visited art galleries, with a collection spanning many countries and periods; and the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Other standout cultural venues include the Fox Theatre, a lavish 1920s movie palace that now hosts Broadway shows, touring musicians, and performances from the Atlanta Ballet. Another unique attraction is the Center for Puppetry Arts, which has a collection that includes around 700 Jim Henson puppets from iconic TV shows The Muppets, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock.

Piedmont Park is one of Atlanta’s largest urban parks. Miles of walking and jogging trails run through this scenic green space, where attractions include a swimming pool with jets shooting water 70 foot into the air, numerous sports courts, two off-leash dog parks, and a Green Market selling fresh produce each Saturday morning between March and November. Music Midtown takes place at Piedmont Park each September and features a lineup of some of the biggest names in music. Another popular annual event at Piedmont Park is the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in April. This large celebration of the arts showcases the work of more than 260 diverse artists. There are also two stages of live music and a kids’ village with many rides and activities.

Schools

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

  • Springdale Park Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Morningside Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Inman Middle School, Public, 6-8
  • Henry W. Grady High School, Public, 9-12

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