Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward

Atlanta, Georgia Homes for Sale

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About Old Fourth Ward

Just east of downtown, Old Fourth Ward is considered one of Atlanta’s trendiest neighborhoods, offering art, shopping, entertainment and history. Old Fourth Ward is home to Ponce City Market, the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail, and the Martin Luther King Jr. historic site. This walkable neighborhood offers plenty of amenities for residents and has maintained much of its character and charm even with growth and development in the area.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $247,000 to $1,200,000

Closed Prices: $109,000 to $2,000,000

Median Sale Price: $364,250

Average $ per sq ft: $339

Association Fee Ranges: $0, $0 to $9036, $0 to $3780/mo

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

Age: 1909 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 520 to 4210 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 6 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Getting Around Old Fourth Ward

Around Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward is centrally located, bordered by downtown Atlanta to the west and Midtown to the north. The Beltline Eastside Trail runs along the eastern border of Old Fourth Ward, and the popular Ponce City Market is located in the northern corner of the neighborhood, above Historic Fourth Ward Park. The area is a mix of residential and commercial, allowing residents easy access to most amenities.

Once an industrial area, this neighborhood has experienced a lot of growth and redevelopment that has significantly raised property values. With its proximity to downtown and the plentiful amenities Old Fourth Ward has to offer, home prices here can be more expensive than some other inner-city neighborhoods.

Old Fourth Ward offers some of Atlanta’s top restaurants and favorite cafes, along with the well-known Ponce City Market, home to a central food hall with cuisine from famous chefs, local restaurants and pop-up eateries. From wine bars to ramen, Ponce City Market offers endless options for a quick bite or a sit-down meal. Just across Ponce de Leon Avenue is Eats, a local favorite for southern comfort food in a cafeteria-style setting, known for its large portions and great prices. Staplehouse, a locally owned restaurant, offers high-end food with a strict reservations-only policy, but Old Fourth Ward residents still flock here for the atmosphere and creative dishes.

Old Fourth Ward attracts locals and tourists who come to the neighborhood for food at Ponce City Market, a walk on the Beltline trail, or to check out the neighborhood’s art installations and local markets. The Atlanta Streetcar runs through this neighborhood, and the area is bike friendly, dog-friendly, and very walkable. Residents of Old Fourth Ward are known for taking pride in their community and often come together for local events and festivals.

Between Old Fourth Ward’s restaurants, bars, and entertainment, there’s plenty to do in this neighborhood at night and a reason why locals from all over the city flock to Old Fourth Ward. Ponce City Market is home to the popular City Winery, a music venue, bar and restaurant with a winery on site, and 9 Mile Station, a rooftop beer garden on the market’s top level with city views. The neighborhood is also home to theater, comedy and improv shows, cocktail lounges, music venues, art galleries, dance clubs, and late-night eateries, offering something for everyone.

If you’re looking for parks, picnic spots and places to walk or jog, Old Fourth Ward has them all. Central Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park sit within the neighborhood boundaries, providing greenspace, a playground, a splash pad, and a skate park, and the 200-acre Freedom Park sits directly east of the neighborhood, offering trails, art installations and open space. The Eastside Beltline Trail runs along the eastern border, providing a place for runners, bikers and walkers and connecting the neighborhood to nearby areas. The neighborhood is also home to countless festivals, including the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival, the Old Fourth Ward Fall Festival, Taste of Atlanta, and many other music, art, food, beer and seasonal festivities.

Old Fourth Ward is a walkable and bike-friendly neighborhood, and its location between downtown and Midtown offers residents easy and accessible transportation options around the city. North Avenue Transit Station, Civic Center Station, Peachtree Center Station, and King Historic District Station all border the neighborhood, providing access to MARTA train lines and bus routes that connect residents with downtown and neighboring areas. The Beltline Trail also gives cyclists and walkers access to nearby areas, and I-85 is located just west of the neighborhood.

Locals Love

  • Plenty of amenities and things to do
  • Proximity to downtown and Midtown

Locals Don't Love

  • Peak hour traffic

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