Atkins Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
If you were to draw a rectangle that began where Briarcliff Avenue and Ponce de Leon meet, up to North Highland Avenue, kept going up to St. Louis Place and ended just behind the houses slightly north of St. Louis Place and Briarcliff, you’d have the rough boundaries of Atkins Park, according to the national Register of Historic Places.
Homes in the area range in architectural style from Georgian Revival to Spanish Eclectic to English Tudor homes. The unique mixture of tiled roofs, arched porches, and various styles of columns are interwoven to give the streets of the community a unique look. Homes in the area range in cost from the mid $160,000s to more than $2 million.
There are several significant cultural landmarks located within a few miles of the Atkins Park community, including the King Center, The State Capitol, The Fox Theater, and Margaret Mitchell’s house, which is now a museum. There are several bus stops in and around the area, and many of the restaurants and entertainment venues in the immediate area are accessible by foot, as well. A car is needed if you want to venture out to other attractions in the surrounding areas.
Atkins Park residents are located an equal distance from Little 5 Points, with its trendy and funky shops, and the upscale boutiques and unique stores of the Vinings area, so shopping addicts and casual browsers alike can have their pick of places to spend money. The Briarcliff Plaza Shopping Center is also located in this area.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the Atkins Park neighborhoods are situated less than a mile away from both Freedom Park and Candler Park. Both locations offer plenty of open space for picnics, shaded walking, bike trails, and playgrounds for children of all ages. Piedmont Park, one of the city’s largest public parks, is also located slightly over a mile away from the Atkins Park area.