Located in Southeast Atlanta, Amal Heights is a primarily residential neighborhood. Its tree-lined streets and plethora of sidewalks invite pedestrians, joggers, and dog walkers to enjoy the community to its fullest. With homes that range from sprawling properties to two-story bungalows to apartment complexes to lots on the local trailer park, Amal Heights is quite the diverse neighborhood.
Downtown Atlanta is less than a 15-minute car drive from anywhere in Amal Heights, leaving residents with endless opportunities for culture, arts, and entertainment. They don’t even have to stray that far from the neighborhood for such pursuits. The Salvation Army Museum of the South is only a little over a mile north of the neighborhood’s center, while the Ivan Allen, Jr. Braves Museum is a mile to the northeast.
Carter Chinese is a frequently visited neighborhood restaurant. Other well-known eateries within walking distance of Amal Heights include Lunch Box, Burger King, and Captain D’s Seafood. College Park Coney Island – a take-out restaurant that is popular for its carnival-type food reminiscent of Coney Island in New York City – is a popular restaurant in the greater Atlanta area. It’s located only a half-mile west of the Amal Heights neighborhood, within easy walking distance.
A major attraction within walking distance of the neighborhood is Lakewood Stadium. Located just southeast of the Amal Heights community, it’s a 6,000-seat stadium owned and operated by the Atlanta Public Schools System. Other renowned area venues include Aaron’s Amphitheater, located a quarter-mile from the neighborhood’s center, and Philips Arena.
Several picturesque parks are within walking distance of Amal Heights. Arthur Langford, Jr. Park is only a half-mile northeast of the neighborhood’s center, while Emma Millican Park is equidistant to the northwest. Perkerson Park is less than a mile west of Amal Heights, while South Bend Park is closer than a mile to the southeast.