Downtown Atlanta

Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia Homes for Sale

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About Downtown Atlanta

Downtown Atlanta is a lively intersection of business, entertainment, government, and academia. The city’s biggest attractions, such as Mercedes-Benz Stadium, CNN Center, and Centennial Olympic Park, are located here. With so many MARTA train lines converging on their neighborhood, the lucky residents of Downtown Atlanta have unparalleled access to the rest of the city. Homes in the area range from affordable condominiums to luxurious penthouses overlooking a breathtaking cityscape.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $101,000 to $900,000

Closed Prices: $99,900 to $2,000,000

Median Sale Price: $245,000

Average $ per sq ft: $305

Association Fee Ranges: $0, $142 to $24324, $0 to $2400/mo

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1900 to 2018

Sq. Ft.: 448 to 2760 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 4 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 5 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Getting Around Downtown Atlanta

Around Downtown Atlanta

Downtown Atlanta’s real estate is primarily made up of high-rise condos and townhomes, but you might find the occasional single-family home on the outskirts of the area. Some of the most lavish penthouses in the city are in The Residences at W Atlanta on the north end of downtown. Homes near the Centennial Park District are also highly coveted for their proximity to the city’s premier amenities. However, there really isn’t a bad location in the center of the city.

Home prices and general cost of living are quite high in Downtown Atlanta. As you might expect, this area’s fantastic attractions and corporate headquarters means that most buyers have a big budget. However, you can find townhome condos available at lower prices that don’t require terribly high HOA fees.

There is never a shortage of culinary options in Downtown Atlanta. Locals love dining with a view at the Sun Dial, a jazzy spot located at the top of the Westin Hotel that rotates to give diners a 360-degree view of the skyline. While most downtown restaurants have an upscale flair, the neighborhood has plenty of spots that serve classic Southern comforts. Locals love Ray’s in the City, Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint, and Legal Sea Foods.

Downtown Atlanta attracts crowd after crowd of visitors who take CNN Studio Tours, ride the Ferris wheel in Centennial Park, visit Georgia Aquarium, and admire the city center’s awesome architecture. Business moguls, media professionals, and federal employees all work in the neighborhood. Locals attend downtown sporting events, concerts, and festivals, and downtown residents are in the right place to enjoy it all.

Nightlife in Downtown Atlanta is equally eclectic. From low-key pubs to posh cocktail bars, the city center offers plenty of spots to meet friends and unwind. For an out-of-the-ordinary night, attend a concert at Tabernacle, a music venue in a former church built in 1910. You might also enjoy a ballet at the opulent Fox Theatre or dance the night away at any of the nightclubs in the area. Every night in Downtown Atlanta is a new adventure.

Start your morning with a meal at any of Downtown Atlanta’s essential brunch spots, such as Negril’s Village, Atlanta Breakfast Club, and Metro Cafe Diner. Enjoy the public art at Centennial Olympic Park and treat your friends to a ride in a horse-drawn carriage. If you’re not already a Falcons fan, you might become one after spending a few game days downtown. Of course, there are many ways to spend a day off in this exciting urban center.

Owning a car seems like a bother when you’re living in a self-sustained area with great public transit. Several MARTA train stations and bus stops are spread throughout the area. The spaces in between are covered by further options like Zipcar, bike and scooter rentals, taxis, and rideshare. For longer trips, downtown residents can hop on a train to reach Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in about half an hour. Commercial bus services like Megabus, Southeastern, and Greyhound are also accessible from downtown.

Locals Love

  • Endless events and festivals
  • Grand selection of eateries and restaurants
  • Incredible homes and amenities
  • Access to many forms of transportation

Locals Don't Love

  • Lots of tourists
  • High cost of living
  • Rush hour traffic

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