Category Archives: Historic Neighborhoods

City of Decatur–Something for Everyone!

Decatur, Georgia, has become one of the most popular in-town neighborhoods in the metropolitan Atlanta area.   Early citizens rejected a proposal to make Decatur a major railway terminal because they didn’t want the noise and pollution, and subsequent city planners … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Property Management, Decatur Homes, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur Property Management, Decatur real estate, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Druid Hills, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate, Selling Your Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emory Point–Neighborhood Retail Addition

Construction for a new retail and mixed-use development called Emory Point has been developing during the past year along Clifton Road near Emory University and its opening has been anxiously anticipated. Emory Point complex is now open  and features an … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Atlanta Property Management, Buying First Home in Atlanta, Decatur Homes, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur Property Management, Decatur real estate, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Druid Hills, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate, Selling Your Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Druid Hills Neighborhood near Emory University

Druid Hills is one of the most desirable Atlanta neighborhoods, located just a few miles from downtown Atlanta in unincorporated DeKalb County, and bordered by wide, curvy Ponce de Leon Avenue. The Historic Druid Hills neighborhood was originally developed in … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Townhomes, Buying First Home in Atlanta, Decatur Homes, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur Property Management, Decatur real estate, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Druid Hills, Historic Neighborhoods | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bungalows–Atlanta Home Styles

Those lovely low-pitched Atlanta homes with overhangs and exposed porches are often loosely described by  Realtors as Bungalows, meaning any small to medium-sized home built between 1900 and 1940 with an open floor plan, and a single story or story … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur real estate, Druid Hills, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lions Gate–Atlanta Townhomes across from Olmsted Park

Lions Gate, an Atlanta Townhome and Condominium complex, is located in Fulton County off Ponce de Leon Avenue  on the edge of Druid Hills. Lions Gateis convenient to downtown Atlanta, the Carter Center and Emory University.  Shopping is close by … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Atlanta Townhomes, Decatur real estate, Druid Hills, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate, Selling Your Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Atlanta Real Estate–Kirkwood Neighborhood

History of Kirkwood Kirkwood is located just East of downtown Atlanta and was once served by streetcars that provided express service to Atlanta three times a day. Designed by architect, Will Saunders, Kirkwood was described as an upscale suburb of … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Atlanta Townhomes, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate, Selling Your Home | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Decatur Real Estate–Leafmore Hills Neighborhood

   History – Decatur Real Estate Decatur real estate in this part of  DeKalb County sold in 1822 for 10 cents an acre.  The following year, Decatur was named the County Seat and the area began developing. Leafmore Hills and … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Atlanta Property Management, Buying First Home in Atlanta, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur real estate, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Druid Hills, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Homes in Decatur Neighborhoods–Glendale Estates History

The City of Decatur has many beautiful neighborhoods and one of the most charming is Glendale Estates.  Decatur real estate has always been in demand, now more than ever. The History of Glendale Estates/Glennwood Estates , as compiled by residents … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Buyers, Buying First Home in Atlanta, Decatur Neighborhoods, Decatur real estate, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Historic Neighborhoods, Real Estate, Selling Your Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1010 Scott Boulevard, A-5, Delightful First Floor Decatur Condo!

Priced at  $117,900, 1010 Scott Boulevard, Scott Court at The Woodlands, is located in a prime Decatur neighborhood, less than 2 miles from Emory University, shopping, and  restaurants.  This complex is also ideally located adjacent to The Woodlands Nature Preserve. … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Buyers, Buying First Home in Atlanta, Decatur Townhomes and Condos, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, History, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Atlanta Elementary Schools – In Crisis Mode

Many DeKalb County School are currently being evaluated for closure.  The DeKalb County School Board is considering a Re-districting Proposal which could close 12 elementary schools in DeKalb County.  Public input workshops are ongoing and approval of the re-districting and … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Home Buyers, Atlanta Homes, Buyers, DeKalb County Schools, Elementary Schools, Emory University, Historic Neighborhoods, History, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment