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Sleek Kitchen at The Offices

A kitchen at The Office, a community in Downtown Atlanta

Intro and neighborhood guides by Laura Carson Miller

Not only is Atlanta the capital of Georgia, it is a charming and sophisticated city offering a fulfilling lifestyle to singles, couples and families.

Embracing a thriving arts scene; a taste for culinary excellence, with several James Beard-awarded restaurants; an always hip and happening nightlife; and an excitement for businesses large and small, Atlanta embraces diligence and imagination in its architecture, business community and residential neighborhoods. The city’s relatively mild climate experiences all four seasons and is optimal for outdoor activities such as sports, music festivals and al fresco dining.

We spent more than 30 hours conducting extensive research on Atlanta’s apartments, neighborhoods and residential options. We looked at more than 150 apartment complexes in the Atlanta area, categorizing them by location and comparing them with a set list of criteria. Besides basic information such as year constructed, number of units and average rent prices, we factored in community amenities such as outdoor spaces and fitness facilities.

We delved into the interior design, looking for features such as hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, balconies and other modern features. We also placed strong consideration on Walk Scores and accessibility to their respective neighborhoods, all to make confident decisions to determine the best of the best.

From the ultra-hip Old Fourth Ward to family-friendly Vinings and Brookhaven, we explored nine of the most popular Atlanta neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking to move to the city or just checking out the hot spots, we hope this apartment guide helps steer you to your next home.

Neighborhoods Covered in this Atlanta Apartments Guide:

Old Fourth Ward/Inman Park

Old Fourth Ward (abbreviated O4W) is located just east of Downtown on the Martin Luther King Jr. historic site, while Inman Park is Atlanta’s first planned suburb. These hip neighborhoods on Atlanta’s east side are highly sought after and home to entertainment, dining and cultural destinations right outside one’s door. Enjoy colorful street art and a vibrant nightlife here as well.

Things To Do

In the O4W, Ponce City Market has opportunities to live, eat and shop. Dancing Goats Coffee Bar and H&F Burger are highlights. Freedom Park and its trails can easily connect you to Poncey-Highland, Downtown, Candler Park and other neighborhoods. For live music, The Masquerade is the venue.

Inman Park has several gloriously restored homes; its annual Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes two-day event showcases local and national artists, great eats and spectacular homes in the area. Horizon Theatre Company offers live stage performances since 1983. Great spots to have a drink, eat brunch or pick up a special gift abound at Krog Street Market.


The Atlanta BeltLine and Atlanta Streetcar both operate in these areas, making it easy to get to many destinations. O4W is convenient to the BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. Live, work and play developments make it easy to walk and bike daily. Uber is widely available.

Old Fourth Ward/Inman Park Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,494

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Living Area at AMLI Ponce Park

Living area at AMLI Ponce Park

AMLI Ponce Park

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 305
  • Number of Layouts: 8
  • Rent: $1,473-$2,106
  • Highlights: With direct access to Historic Old Fourth Ward Park, this urban complex is ideal for those seeking hip, modern living in a refreshing outdoor surrounding. All units include wood-plank flooring, gourmet kitchens and oversized tubs. Residents can also enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and lounge space, as well as a high-end fitness center. 
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Refurbished Industrial Interiors at Ponce City Market

Refurbished industrial interiors at FLATS

FLATS at Ponce City Market

  • Year Built: 1925 (renovated 2014)
  • Number of Units: 258
  • Number of Layouts: 36
  • Rent: $1,516-$3,728
  • Highlights: This historic warehouse has been renovated to enhance its character — patinaed concrete flooring, massive steel windows — while also incorporating modern amenities, such as stylish Tribeca wood cabinetry and frameless glass showers. This multipurpose building soon will have numerous restaurants and cafes, a fitness center and an expansive rooftop.
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Luxurious Living Space at Alexan On Krog

Living space at Alexan on Krog

Alexan on Krog

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 222
  • Number of Layouts: 24
  • Rent: $1,400-$2,920
  • Highlights: These new apartments are both industrial and cozy, with multiple finish options for the European horizontal-grain cabinetry and stained concrete flooring. The community amenities equally impress; the rooftop alone holds a saltwater pool, fitness center, cinema and plenty of lounge space for cooking and relaxing overlooking the BeltLine.
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Kitchen and Living Area at Inman Quarter

Kitchen and living area at Inman Quarter

Inman Quarter

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 200
  • Number of Layouts: 10
  • Rent: $1,368-$3,853
  • Highlights: A brand-new development in Inman Park, this mixed-use building will feature shops by local vendors. It offers residents amenities such as a lush pool and lounge area, high-end fitness facilities and stunning views from the roofdeck. Bright interiors include large modern kitchens and full walls of windows, as well as luxurious details such as rain showers and walk-in closets. 

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Located between Brookhaven and Midtown, Buckhead is a booming metropolis with office buildings, single-family homes, townhouses and increasing apartment options both high and low rise. It’s Atlanta’s epicenter of housing, shopping and dining, with easy access to Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.

Brookhaven has become quite a popular neighborhood in the past few years, adding numerous townhome and apartment options with appealing shopping and restaurants. Brookhaven incorporated in 2012 and is its own city. Its proximity to Buckhead is a big plus for residents.

Things To Do

Town Brookhaven offers the ability to shop, dine and live, with locally owned stores such as Sugarboo Designs and restaurants including Shucks Oyster & Wine Bar mixed with large retailers such as Costco. Another Brookhaven hot spot is Dresden Drive, with two of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, Haven Restaurant and Bar and Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub.

In Buckhead you’ll find shopping meccas Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, located across from one another on Peachtree Road. Discover locally owned boutiques Ona for skin care and candles and Luna for fashion in the Shops Around Lenox, which also boasts the craft fare served by Seven Lamps and fresh juice from Roots Juices.

In the new Buckhead Atlanta development, an upscale live and play experience awaits with local shops including certified preowned authentic luxury handbags at Bella Bag and chic boutique Hermes. Fine-dining options abound at Buckhead Atlanta as well.


Buckhead and Brookhaven have lots of walkable shopping/dining areas. MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) is highly accessible in both neighborhoods. Uber is widely available.

Buckhead/Brookhaven Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,551

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Bedroom and View at Skyhouse Buckhead

Bedroom with a view at Skyhouse Buckhead

Skyhouse Buckhead

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 362
  • Number of Layouts: 20
  • Rent: $1,467-$3,000
  • Highlights: These Buckhead apartments have been designed with dark hardwood flooring, private balconies and modern kitchens showcasing stainless steel Kohler and Whirlpool appliances. The 26th-floor rooftop has two pools, a massive fitness space, a gourmet kitchen and areas to relax both inside and outside.
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Spacious Interior at The Residences

Kitchen and living area at The Residence

The Residence

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 370
  • Number of Layouts: 4
  • Rent: $1,657-$7,720
  • Highlights: The grand community space on the eighth floor, between the residential towers, boasts a swimming pool, grilling space and comfortable lounge furniture in a lush garden setting. The interiors at The Residence feature dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to large balconies, and gourmet white chef’s kitchens.
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Kitchen and Dining at Cyan on Peachtree

Kitchen and dining area at Cyan on Peachtree

Cyan on Peachtree

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 327
  • Number of Layouts: 22
  • Rent: $1,399-$6,342
  • Highlights: These ultra-chic apartments and penthouses in Buckhead feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units with private patios and a  modern aesthetic throughout. The rooftop lounge area overlooking Peachtree Road includes expansive space for grilling, relaxing and swimming in the resort-style pool. There is also a large fitness center and a cyber cafe in the building.
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Bright Interiors at Aspire Lenox Park

Bright interiors at Aspire Lenox Park

Aspire Lenox Park

  • Year Built: 2000
  • Number of Units: 407
  • Number of Layouts: 7
  • Rent: $1,049-$3,186
  • Highlights: Apartment homes at Aspire Lenox Park have been well-designed, with sleek, modern kitchens, private balconies and fireplaces. The long list of amenities for residents includes a pool deck, a movie theater and a grand clubhouse that hosts cooking classes and private resident events.

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Midtown/Atlantic Station

Midtown, located between Buckhead and Downtown, is mix of higher-learning institutions, attractions related to the arts, and high-rises both commercial and residential. Its neighborhood vibe is hip yet sophisticated.

Atlantic Station is a cool community located on the northwestern edge of Midtown. It encompasses residential, retail and restaurants, as well as office space. The 138-acre playground is home to young professionals and seasoned Atlantans as well. It is located on the former site of the Atlantic Steel Mill. Apartments, townhomes and condominiums are all available at Atlantic Station.

Things To Do

The Atlanta Botanical Garden offers not only exquisite gardens but also art exhibitions (such as glass artist Dale Chihuly) and evening live concerts in the summer months. The High Museum of Art hosts various artists’ traveling collections and a wonderful permanent collection. Piedmont Park is another of Midtown’s treasures, spanning 189 acres.

A green market and various events, such as the Atlanta Pride Festival and the Atlanta Arts Festival, take place here. When you get hungry, visit The Vortex Bar and Grill for superior burgers and brews in a no-holds-barred atmosphere. The homestyle Mexican food at Nuevo Laredo Cantina is hard to beat.

In Atlantic Station, try Chick-a-Biddy for the sweet potato fries. Lobby Bar and Bistro, located on the ground floor at the Twelve Hotel and Residences at Atlantic Station, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a chic yet comfortable atmosphere. Other highlights at Atlantic Station include retail giants like Ikea and smaller shops like Natural Element Organic Soaps.


You can easily walk, or ride a MARTA train or bus. Uber is widely available as well.

Midtown/Atlantic Station Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,442

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Picture-perfect windows at Atlantic Midtown

Picture windows at The Atlantic Midtown

The Atlantic Midtown

  • Year Built: 2008
  • Number of Units: 278
  • Number of Layouts: 39
  • Rent: $2,141-$6,842
  • Highlights: Art Deco on the outside and modern on the inside, the units at The Atlantic Midtown include rich-grain wood cabinetry, 11-foot ceilings and private balconies. The outdoor space continues in the common areas, with a pool, grilling area and entertainment space overlooking the downtown skyline.
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Open Living Space at Lofts at Atlantic Station

Kitchen and living space at The Lofts at Atlantic Station

The Lofts at Atlantic Station

  • Year Built: 2007
  • Number of Units: 147
  • Number of Layouts: 23
  • Rent: $1,701-$3,475
  • Highlights: These lofts come in two-story layouts, where wrought iron, wood flooring and exposed brick create an urban warehouse vibe with modern touches throughout. Oversized windows and 15- to 25-foot ceilings also allow for plenty of light in these coveted units.
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Living Room at Skyhouse South

Living room at SkyHouse South

SkyHouse South

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 320
  • Number of Layouts: 23
  • Rent: $1,489-$2,793
  • Highlights: Towering high above Midtown, residents at SkyHouse South are situated in the heart of neighborhood cafes, shops and restaurants. Inside the glass building, apartments come with espresso-finished cabinets and hardwood flooring throughout, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows for views of the city. The rooftop, which has a saline pool, 24-hour fitness center and lounge space, also offers stunning views.
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Comfortable Living Space at Skyhouse Midtown

Living space at SkyHouse Midtown

SkyHouse Midtown

  • Year Built: 2013
  • Number of Units: 320
  • Number of Layouts: 23
  • Rent: $1,499-$2,578
  • Highlights: Close to retail, dining and Piedmont Park, SkyHouse Midtown offers luxury amenities for residents. The building has a rooftop pool and lounge terrace, an entertainment-ready clubhouse and around-the-clock concierge service. Modern interiors here are finished with floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies and hardwood flooring.

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Sweet Auburn/Downtown

The Sweet Auburn neighborhood is located east of Downtown, and marries this historic area with old and new residential and business ventures. Houses, apartments and condos are all available in the Sweet Auburn area.

Atlanta’s Downtown neighborhood has experienced revitalization in the recent years, with untold housing-development dollars spent to draw residents to the bustling personality of Atlanta’s thriving urban core.

Things To Do

Located inside the original Municipal Market Building, the Sweet Auburn Curb Market invites you to eat, drink and be merry, with enticing eateries such as Sweet Auburn BBQ and Sweet Auburn Seafood. The Sweet Auburn Springfest has food and entertainment and includes the Sweet Auburn Walking Tour. Nightlife highlights include Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium.

One of Downtown’s gems is Centennial Olympic Park, where you can experience the Fountain of Rings or perhaps catch some live music. The Georgia Aquarium boasts the title of largest in the northern hemisphere and hosts more than 2 million guests each year. Don’t miss the fried chicken at Sway; the bread pudding at The Food Shoppe also gets rave reviews. The Peachtree Trolley provides a fun tour of hot spots, offering history and behind-the-scenes stories.


MARTA buses and trains are readily available in the Sweet Auburn/Downtown area. The Atlanta Streetcar is also a great way to get around in these neighborhoods. Biking is good in both areas. Depending on your location downtown, walking is optimized.

Sweet Auburn/Downtown Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,266

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Dining Space at One 12 Courtland

Dining space at One12 Courtland

One12 Courtland

  • Year Built: 2013
  • Number of Units: 254
  • Number of Layouts: 19
  • Rent: Call for pricing
  • Highlights: Just two blocks from Georgia State University, One12 Courtland residents can walk to several shops and restaurants, soak up the rays on the rooftop pool deck or work out in the gym. The units come with modern finishes, including sleek espresso-finish cabinetry and hardwood-style flooring.
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Sleek Kitchen at The Offices

Kitchen at The Office

The Office

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 327
  • Number of Layouts: 11
  • Rent: Call for pricing
  • Highlights: These jaw-dropping apartments have been designed to feature a white and gray color scheme, from the sleek chef’s kitchens to the 12- to 17-foot ceilings with exposed ductwork. Massive windows draw in the surrounding city, and industrial-style lighting fixtures brighten the interiors. Residents can access the building’s resort-style pool, fitness center and even recording studios.
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Modern Kitchen at Pencil Factory

Kitchen at Pencil Factory

Pencil Factory

  • Year Built: 2009
  • Number of Units: 188
  • Number of Layouts: 24
  • Rent: $1,188-$2,339
  • Highlights: Adorned with mahogany kitchen cabinetry, vaulted ceilings and hardwood flooring, the Pencil Factory is a comfortable and stylish place to call home. Resident perks include an outdoor pool and cabanas, fitness space and many on-site retailers for easy access to shopping and dining.

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Located northwest of Downtown and graced by the Chattahoochee River, the Vinings neighborhood is filled with beauty and history. It offers residents a variety of housing options in the form of gracious homes, apartments and townhouses.

Vinings is unincorporated and offers the sophistication of a big city coupled with the charm of a small town. Apartment options have been added in recent years, allowing a younger demographic to move to this neighborhood of historically older and more wealthy residents.

Things To Do

Exercise enthusiasts will find plenty to challenge themselves, including Pure Barre Vinings, easy access to the Chattahoochee River or the 60-plus-mile-long Silver Comet Trail for hiking, biking, walking or running. For more indoorsy types, don’t miss shopping and dining at Vinings Jubilee, including unique fashion finds at Hemline and gourmet delights from Another Broken Egg Cafe.

Notable restaurants include Canoe, with its views of the Chattahoochee; American fare at SOHO; and upscale comfort food from Paces & Vine. The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre hosts an assortment of concerts, Broadway shows and comedic performances year round. History buffs will enjoy the Vinings Historic Preservation Society.


One MARTA bus route gets close to Vinings, but there are no trains there. Walking for exercise is one thing, but you will need a car to get to Buckhead, Downtown or Midtown. Some apartment communities may offer the ability to stroll to a neighborhood restaurant.

Vinings Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,080

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Luxurious Interiors at Bell Vinings

Interiors at Bell Vinings

Bell Vinings

  • Year Built: 2013
  • Number of Units: 302
  • Number of Layouts: 21
  • Rent: $1,325-$2,546
  • Highlights: These lavishly designed apartments include contemporary kitchens and large balconies, with double crown molding and stainless steel appliances. Residents here enjoy community features such as a saltwater pool, professional chef’s kitchen and fitness center. Several complimentary services are also available, including laundry and weekday breakfasts.
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Large Kitchen at West Haven Vinings

Kitchen at WestHaven at Vinings

WestHaven at Vinings

  • Year Built: 1984
  • Number of Units: 610
  • Number of Layouts: 14
  • Rent: $840-$1,525
  • Highlights: For a more residential aesthetic, these recently renovated townhome and garden apartments feature modern gourmet kitchens and high ceilings. The complex includes four swimming pools, four tennis courts, an athletic club and courtyard entertainment space. 
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Outdoor Pool at Stonewood at Vinings

Outdoor pool at Stonewood at Vinings

Stonewood at Vinings

  • Year Built: 1997
  • Number of Units: 310
  • Number of Layouts: 5
  • Rent: Starting at $1,010
  • Highlights: Stonewood at Vinings’ location means residents are close to shopping centers as well as recreation at nearby Chattahoochee River State Park. On site, fitness options include tennis courts and a pool, and apartments feature open, contemporary kitchens and views of the Atlanta skyline.

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Druid Hills

The Druid Hills neighborhood is located in DeKalb County and is home to Emory University, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and various large and small parks. Bounded by Poncey-Highland to the west and Candler Park to the south, this is an affluent location with abundant housing options for all.

Mixed-use developments in the Druid Hills area offer multifamily housing, retail and restaurant access in a friendly community boasting college students, professionals and families.

Things To Do

Fernbank Forest is a respite in the city, with walking trails to enjoy the old-growth vegetation and various wildlife. Fernbank also offers its Museum of Natural History and Science Center. For the art enthusiast, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center has events and classes continually on the grounds of the gorgeous estate of the Charles Howard Candler family.

For foodies, Sublime Doughnuts is opening in November 2015 in The Village at Druid Hills, on Briarcliff Road. Zoes Kitchen will also open in this center, which already has a Walgreens. Don’t miss The General Muir, a restaurant and deli that caters to both local hipsters and those with a discerning palate.


MARTA bus service is available in this neighborhood. Druid Hills is a good walking area, where apartment buildings are often mixed-use or located near shopping and/or dining.

Druid Hills Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,100

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Kitchen at Gables Emory Point

Kitchen at Gables Emory Point

Gables Emory Point

  • Year Built: 2012
  • Number of Units: 443
  • Number of Layouts: 92
  • Rent: $1,341-$3,453
  • Highlights: This apartment complex has lots of desirable amenities: a saline swimming pool, two splash pools, a 24-hour fitness center, and sundecks with grilling and entertainment space. The bright units offer espresso-finish cabinetry, open floor plans and dozens of layouts to chose from.
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Bedroom at Gables Montclair

Bedroom at Gables Montclair

Gables Montclair

  • Year Built: 2010
  • Number of Units: 183
  • Number of Layouts: 9
  • Rent: $1,510-$3,140
  • Highlights: Features including double-sided fireplaces, crown molding and bay windows enhance the aesthetic of these apartments next to Emory University. Units also feature hardwood flooring, high ceilings and granite countertops, and the building’s amenities include a pool, fitness center and coffee bar.
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Bedroom at Gables Rock Spring

Bedroom at Gables Rock Springs

Gables Rock Springs

  • Year Built: 1986
  • Number of Units: 558
  • Number of Layouts: 37
  • Rent: $1,105-$3,140
  • Highlights: From loft-style apartments to townhomes, the units at Gables Rock Springs feature contemporary kitchens with islands as well as balconies offering garden views. The property is also home to two fitness centers and two resort-style pools, and is close to several forested walking trails.

Grant Park

The oldest and largest historic neighborhood in Atlanta, Grant Park is vibrant community centered around a 131-acre park. Most of the land was donated by Col. Lemuel P. Grant in 1881 for public use; the park is known for its annual Summer Shade Festival.

With small cottage homes and huge Victorian mansions happily thriving side by side, and apartments and townhomes galore, this fun and festive area is great for creative types and those who appreciate art and architecture.

Things To Do

Close to Grant Park are Zoo Atlanta, known for its lovable giant pandas, and Oakland Cemetery, where such notable community contributors as Bobby Jones, Margaret Mitchell and Maynard Jackson are laid to rest. When it comes to food, Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House gets rave reviews from locals, and Daddy D’z BBQ JOYNT is a can’t-miss destination.

Browse, buy gifts for yourself or others, or take classes at the Cabbagetown Clay and Glass Works. Fashion boutique Pink Sky is on popular Glenwood Avenue. Grant Park is also home to The Social Goat Bed and Breakfast, where you can mingle with goats, turkeys, hens and cats.


The closest MARTA station to Grant Park is the King Memorial Station, which is about a 10-minute walk from the edge of the neighborhood. Two MARTA buses also serve the area. Uber is widely available, but Grant Park is fairly walkable in general.

Grant Park Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,163

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Living Room at Enso

Living room at Enso

Enso Apartments

  • Year Built: 2011
  • Number of Units: 235
  • Number of Layouts: 10
  • Rent: $1,218-$1,610
  • Highlights: With top-notch community features such as a Zen-inspired saltwater pool, a recreation/fitness center, a movie theater and outdoor space with an urban garden, there is plenty to do and enjoy at Enso without leaving home. The interiors are earthy and luxurious, with espresso-finish cabinetry, walk-in closets and designer finishes. Select units also have sunrooms.
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Modern Kitchen at Leonard

Kitchen at The Leonard

The Leonard

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 85
  • Number of Layouts: 14
  • Rent: $1,050-$1,585
  • Highlights: These modern apartments are located in the heart of Grant Park, with plenty of dining and shopping in the surrounding blocks, as well as public transportation options. The Leonard’s interiors are designed with sleek, open kitchens and high ceilings, and the amenities deck has space for grilling, relaxing or playing bocce ball.


Poncey-Highland, on the east side of Atlanta, is an artistic community with a thriving work, live and play attitude. The Atlanta BeltLine, a relatively new feature linking trails, parks, transit and neighborhoods, has made this already-walkable area even more pedestrian-friendly.

In Poncey-Highland, a healthy dose of history, arts, nightlife, dining and housing options plus a strong love of community await you. This is a hip neighborhood where you’ll find people of all ages and incomes mingling happily.

Things To Do

Take in a flick at the Plaza Theatre, Atlanta’s oldest operating (and only) independent cinema since 1939. Don’t miss Two Urban Licks for brunch, including specialty cocktails and kid-friendly options, while the breakfast items, shakes and blue plates are famous at the Majestic Diner, since 1929. The food and the atmosphere keep people coming back to popular spot Parish. Or whip up your own healthy, delicious meals with items from the Freedom Farmers Market.

Nightlife is hopping in Poncey-Highland, especially at The Righteous Room, El Bar and the world-renowned Clermont Lounge. Unique gifts abound at Youngblood Boutique, which carries a selection from working artists in the U.S. and abroad. Natural, eco-friendly skin and hair care, makeup, home goods and bath and body products are on the menu at Fig & Flower, located on booming North Highland Avenue.


Along with the aforementioned BeltLine, Poncey-Highland offers MARTA buses and trains at the Inman Park and Midtown MARTA stations. Uber is widely available.

Poncey-Highland Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,019

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Kitchen at 755 North Apartments

Kitchen at 755 North

755 North Apartments

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 227
  • Number of Layouts: 6
  • Rent: $1,485-$3,105
  • Highlights: Right off of scenic Old Fourth Ward Park, 755 North Apartments embrace their outdoor setting; the property has a pool, a grilling area and lawn games overlooking the greenspace. The bright interiors feature kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, along with high ceilings and open floor plans ranging from studio to three-bedroom units.
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Outside of Ford Factory Lofts

Exterior of Ford Factory Lofts

Ford Factory Lofts

  • Year Built: 1914
  • Number of Units: 123
  • Number of Layouts: 5
  • Rent: $1,129-$1,260
  • Highlights: A former manufacturing plant for Ford Motor Company, these industrial-turned-chic apartments feature original steel windows and 15-foot ceilings. Residents have access to an open-air atrium as well as a number of on-site and nearby retail and dining selections.
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Industrial Interiors at Telephone Factory

Industrial interiors at The Telephone Factory

The Telephone Factory

  • Year Built: 1939 (renovated 1966)
  • Number of Units: 66
  • Number of Layouts: 6
  • Rent: $2,350-$3,250
  • Highlights: These loft-style apartments are full of historical charm and industrial finishes, including oversized factory-style windows and exposed ductwork. The rooftop deck provides excellent views of nearby parks and downtown Atlanta. Also home to many artisans and small businesses, the former Western Electric factory is on the National Register of Historic Places.  


Atlanta’s Westside, considered the Westside of Midtown, is a sophisticated and close-knit community of lofts, art galleries, shopping and dining. You’ll see live music and locally owned boutiques, along with modern office space where young professionals walk to work. Bungalows, townhomes, condos and apartments are readily available in the Westside area, making it a great choice in Atlanta living for all age ranges.

Things To Do

King Plow Arts Center is a former plow factory transformed into a magical arts center and event space like no other. Dine on locally sourced food at Stationside at King Plow, and enjoy live music at Terminal West.

Another neighborhood gem is the Westside Provisions District, located on Howell Mill Road at 14th Street. This mixed-use community originated in 2008, marrying old and new buildings, and has grown to include Zagat-rated restaurant Bacchanalia and large retailers including Room & Board.

Those looking to shed some light on their living quarters should visit Progressive Lighting on 14th Street, and then grab a bite at Cooks & SoldiersAntico has arguably the best pizza, homemade cannoli and sfogliatelle, made fresh daily. Ramen fans should hit up Wagaya.


Construction has begun on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail — a 3-mile project connecting the Adair Park and Washington Park communities — and is expected to take two years. MARTA bus service and Uber are available in the Westside.

Westside Apartments

Average 1-Bedroom Rental Price: $1,375

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Spacious Living Room at Walton

Living room at Walton Westside

Walton Westside

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 254
  • Number of Layouts: 13
  • Rent: $1,390-$2,545
  • Highlights: With on-site amenities including a coffee shop, 2,000-square-foot roof deck, swimming pool and large fitness center, the Walton Westside is a vibrant and commuter-friendly place to call home. The urban classic interiors feature white kitchens with designer finishes, as well as details such as crown molding and double french doors to private patios.
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Bright Kitchen at The Brady

Kitchen at The Brady

The Brady Apartments

  • Year Built: 2015
  • Number of Units: 230
  • Number of Layouts: 13
  • Rent: $1,234-$2,845
  • Highlights: Take in expansive views from the window walls and private patios at The Brady, where modern luxury means vertical-grain European cabinetry, high ceilings and soaking bathtubs. The rooftop is the place to swim in the saltwater pool, grill in the outdoor kitchen and hang out overlooking the city. A fitness center and tranquil Zen garden also are on the list of amenities here.
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Modern Living Room at Elan Westside

Living room at Elan Westside

Elan Westside

  • Year Built: 2014
  • Number of Units: 197
  • Number of Layouts: 19
  • Rent: $1,289-$1,971
  • Highlights: Near the popular bars and restaurants of the Westside, Elan makes modern living comfortable. It features open layouts with sleek, espresso-finished kitchens, stained concrete flooring and large double-paned windows. Residents have access to a resort-style saltwater pool, a multi-recreational fitness center and lounge areas throughout.

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