Glenrose Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Glenrose Heights neighborhood is located in southeast Atlanta, approximately eight miles from downtown. The community is bordered by Interstate 75 on its eastern edge, providing easy access to commuters. Public transportation options include bus service along two routes, Route 178 and Route 78, which connect passengers to the metropolitan rail service at the Lakewood/Fort McPherson station.
Children living in Glenrose Heights are within walking distance of the elementary and middle schools. Cleveland Elementary is within five to six blocks of each area of the neighborhood as is Long Middle School. The high school that serves the community is located a few miles away and is one of two Atlanta public schools to adopt the “small schools” approach to secondary education. South Atlanta High School was divided into three separate schools each focusing on a specific area of interest. Students now attend the South Atlanta School Law and Social Justice, of Computer Animation and Design, or Health and Science.
Several parks, sports complexes, and recreation centers are located close to the Glenrose Heights community. Nearby Empire Park, Cleveland Avenue Park, and Harper Park, all city maintained facilities, have basketball and tennis courts, baseball/softball diamonds, and playgrounds. Together these parks provide more than 30 acres of greenspace to the urban neighborhood.
The Rosel Fann Recreation Center is located at the northern edge of Glenrose Heights on Cleveland Avenue. In addition to indoor and outdoor supervised recreational activities such as computer labs and basketball, the center has after-school programs, seniors programs, and a unique training program for its traveling cheerleader squad.