Grant Park Neighborhood Guide

Grant Park Neighborhood Guide

Explore the historic charm in one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods.

Historic · Green · Peaceful · Residential · Dog-friendly


Lush green spaces and tons of historic charm make Grant Park one of Atlanta’s most beloved neighborhoods. Home to Grant Park, Atlanta’s oldest city park that sprawls across 130 acres, there’s plenty of reasons to get outside here. With miles of walking paths, Zoo Atlanta, and the Grant Park Farmers Market, there’s always something to do in Grant Park! This neighborhood also hosts some of Atlanta’s favorite festivals, like the Summer Shade Arts & Music Festival, as well as a Halloween Lantern Parade.


When it comes to housing, you’ll find some unique and charming architecture in this neighborhood, similar to Buckhead. Victorian beauties and Craftsman bungalows dot the tree-lined streets. Despite climbing home prices, Grant Park has recently added more apartment communities to accommodate a variety of renters.

 
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Neighborhood Life

Overall, the Grant Park neighborhood has a relaxed but vibrant feel. On the weekends, residents can be found strolling through the park, enjoying a leisurely picnic, or grabbing fresh local produce from the farmers market. The vibe ranges from quiet and family-friendly to hip and eclectic depending on your proximity to downtown.


When it comes to housing options, the majority is clustered off Memorial Drive and has a very modern, new-construction feel. Most rental buildings in the area are mixed-use, with retail and dining below, so you’ll always be within walking distance of excellent restaurants.

Local Hangouts

Oakland Cemetery is a favorite local haunt (pun intended!) Covering over 48 acres, it’s a great place for a quiet stroll through stunning foliage and flowers, and is the final resting place of famous Atlantans like Margaret Mitchell and Maynard Jackson.


Head to The Beacon, a group of repurposed industrial buildings, for brews at Eventide, or grab a bowl of ramen at the recently opened Hotto Hotto. Mediterranea Bakery has a fully gluten-free menu as well as a darling rooftop patio with remarkable views. The Grant Park Farmers Market is open April through December, and features local vendors selling everything from farm-fresh eggs to wood-fired pizzas!

Things to Know

Grant Park is very pedestrian-friendly, especially once you’re in the park itself. If you need to take public transit, there is a MARTA station at the north end of Grant Park. Dogs are allowed almost everywhere and you’ll find plenty of restaurants with dog-friendly patios.


Frequently Asked Questions

More than just a city park, the Grant Park neighborhood of Atlanta sits close to Downtown - south of Oakland Cemetary and east of Turner Field.
The average rent in Grant Park, Atlanta is $1,873 based on the last 3 months of data.
The average apartment size in Grant Park, Atlanta is 830ft² based on the last 3 months of data.
The lowest monthly rent in Grant Park over the past 3 months is $994 for a 1 bedroom apartment, and the most expensive unit is $3,449 for a 3 bedroom apartment.
There are 468 units available for rent in Grant Park, Atlanta as of 13 hours ago.

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