Grandview Residential's projects primarily focus on the bustling in-town neighborhoods of Decatur, East Lake, Kirkwood, Edgewood and East Atlanta.
Decatur is the heart of this thriving area. Award winning schools, convenient commutes, a high level of civic involvement along with a vibrant retail and restaurant district creates a small town atmosphere that is just minutes away from other Atlanta hotspots. Due to the lack of residential land, building opportunities in Decatur consist of recognizing homes that are suitable for restoration and identifying homes that are no longer viable and warrant complete transformations.
Oakhurst Village is located on the southern tip of the City of Decatur. Restaurants, cafes and galleries can be found in the center of this flourishing neighborhood. An abundance of parks, first-class schools, and a close proximity to Downtown Decatur render Oakhurst Village a prime area for homebuyers.
Nestled between Memorial Drive, Columbia Drive, and Candler Road, is the Midway Woods community. There are roughly 700 neighbors in this area with a plethora of schools ranging from The Friends School to the esteemed Museum School of Avondale Estates. Strong civic participation is evident in the neighborhood association, which hosts monthly meetings and outdoor movie nights throughout the summer.
Centered around the prestigious East Lake Golf Course is the community of East Lake. Developed during the 1920’s, this neighborhood is currently undergoing a surge in revitalization. An active community association has sparked the completion of East Lake Park and the area’s own farmer market. This market (called ELFMarket) works to build community awareness through food, charity events and partnerships with area business and groups.
Historic Kirkwood was a streetcar suburb of Atlanta during the early 1900’s.The housing stock in Kirkwood is much older than that of East Lake and includes many Victorian homes. Redevelopment in the City of Decatur and East Lake during the 1980’s spurred the revitalization of this remarkable neighborhood. Kirkwood boasts the strongest neighborhood and business associations of any in-town area and hosts many community events, such as the Kirkwood Spring Fling, and works to keep the areas parks and recreational areas beautiful and safe
Situated between East Lake and Grant Park is East Atlanta. The transitional nature of this neighborhood has a created a young community of artists, entrepreneurs, and gastronomists who are working hard to develop this area. The East Atlanta Community Associations offers a weekly farmer’s market and civic events such as the East Atlanta Stroll, the East Atlanta Beer Festival, and participates in the “Living Walls” project, which is a national organization that creates colorful public art projects.
Originally its own town, the community of Edgewood was established between what are now the neighborhoods of Lake Claire, Reynoldstown, Little Five Points, and Kirkwood. This area is currently experiencing an era of renewal, mostly impart to the recent redevelopment of the Edgewood Retail District. The completion of this popular project has rekindled interest in the residential and commercial possibilities of the area, known primarily for its Craftsmen-styled architecture.
Home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, the Sweet Auburn Market and the upcoming Ponce City Market, the Old Fourth Ward is one of Atlanta’s hottest neighborhoods. Access to the Beltline, the Historic Fourth Ward Park and an edgy entertainment scene provide for a variety of activities. Formerly known as Buttermilk Bottom, this area is proving to be one of Atlanta’s most eclectic neighborhoods.
The city of Avondale Estates.
Established in 1895, Grant Park is one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods. This area is home to The Cyclorama, Historic Oakland Cemetery, and Zoo Atlanta and is conveniently located off I-20’s exit 59a. This vibrant neighborhood is extremely family friendly and boasts two neighborhood charter schools and cooperative pre-schools. The Grant Park Neighborhood Association sponsors community festivals throughout the year which feature local artists, restaurants, and musicians.
Known for its murals, Reynoldstown is a historic neighborhood located conveniently across from the Edgewood Shopping Retail District and just down the street from Inman Park. Founded by freed slaves after the Civil War, this area was largely supported by the railway industry until the 1950’s and has now become home to a largely young population. The Atlanta Belt Line connects Reynoldstown to the Old Fourth Ward and Poncey-Highlands, making these areas highly accessible by bicycle or by foot!