As a small community west of Atlanta, Ashview Heights is a primarily residential neighborhood. It is also, in large part, a college community. Atlanta Baptist College is within walking distance and only a half-mile to the southeast. The neighborhood is just west of the Atlanta University Center and is within walking distance of it, too. Morehouse College is only a half-mile southeast of Ashview Heights, as is Spelman College. Morris Brown College is a half-mile east of the neighborhood.
The community of Ashview Heights is also centrally located to provide a great education to younger residents, as well. Some of the best schools in Atlanta are within walking distance of this small neighborhood. Washington High School is within the community itself. Schools within walking distance of Ashview Heights include M.A. Jones Elementary School and Kipp Way Academy. Very young children attend Magnolia Park Preschool, Angel’s Paradise Higher Learning Academy, and Kidazzle Child Care.
The educational and cultural opportunities residents can enjoy begin in the classroom, but spill over into the rest of the neighborhood. The Herndon Home Museum is a rather obscure museum that is educational and entertaining. It is also within walking distance of Ashview Heights, a little over a half-mile east of the neighborhood. The Spelman College Museum is a half-mile southeast of the community. Wren’s Nest House Museum is only a mile south of the neighborhood. The National Museum of Patriotism, the George Capitol Museum, and Imagine It! — The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, are all within a two-mile radius of Ashview Heights. It is difficult to fathom all the educational opportunities in and around one small community!
Those who simply want to get out into nature will appreciate that Ashview Heights is in proximity to so many parks. Historical Washington Park is a half-mile northwest of the neighborhood, in easy walking distance. It’s comprised of 20.43 acres and hosts a tennis center, pavilions, and plenty of open space for recreation.