Fairburn Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Fairburn Heights is located in the Bankhead section of Atlanta. Bankhead is a neighborhood located west of downtown Atlanta. Fairburn Heights in Bankhead is easily accessible by Interstates 285 and 20, as well as Marta’s Bankhead station.
Fairburn Heights is also close to Fulton Industrial Boulevard, which turns into State Route 70, and begins east of Newnan, Georgia at Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard. This six-lane parkway is a state highway that passes Fulton County Airport at Charlie Brown Field.
Some revitalization has begun in the Fairburn Heights section in the Bankhead area with developments such as the English Avenue Yards, which accommodates an artist community consisting of roughly 20 studio spaces, the workshop for the Alliance Theater Company, Atlanta Ballet, and Atlanta Opera. Atlanta’s nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is the recipient of the 2007 Regional Theatre Tony Award and a leading national theatre. The theater caters to both youth and adult audiences from the Fairburn Heights community and beyond.
Atlanta Ballet was founded 70 years ago, in hopes to bring quality ballet to the Atlanta community. Atlanta Ballet is the oldest professional dance company in America, the largest self-supported arts organization in Georgia, and the official Ballet of Georgia. The Atlanta Opera is a non-profit organization that produces opera productions and arts education programs for all ages. It directly serves almost 100,000 people in Metropolitan Atlanta. It is estimated that the company brings over $39 million of economic impact to the region each year.
In regard to continuing to bring new life to Fairburn Heights in Bankhead area, the scheduling to build new modern lofts is currently underway, to be built near Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and Oliver Street.