Adjacent to Emory University on Atlanta’s east side, the city of Decatur is a beautiful destination. Decatur feels like a small college town, even though it is located in the metro area. Decatur offers tree-lined streets, fantastic shops, restaurants, and entertainment. It is served by three MARTA stations and is considered one of Atlanta’s most popular suburbs. If you’ve decided to rent an apartment in Decatur, you’ll be minutes away from Downtown Atlanta’s shops, restaurants, theaters, and businesses.
Decatur apartments are located in the city’s variety of neighborhoods, many of which are historic. Be sure to check out Ponce de Leon Heights, a historic neighborhood containing a variety of Craftsman homes built around 1900.
Adair Park is another historic neighborhood in Decatur that features a variety of housing, including townhomes, historic bungalows, and industrial buildings. Adair Park hosts an annual Heritage Festival.
Decatur Heights, the city’s oldest neighborhood, was developed around 1910. This neighborhood is near Glenn Creek Nature Preserve, a small park of about two acres that includes a forest, a creek, and nature trails.
With its beautiful historic neighborhoods, tree-lined streets, ample park space, ideal location, and a fantastic downtown filled with historic sites such as High House (an antebellum home that is the oldest in Decatur), it’s easy to see why apartments in Decatur are so popular.