Historic Old Fourth Ward – Atlanta’s Hot Intown Neighborhood – Atlanta GA

Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward is one of Atlanta’s hottest intown neighborhoods.  It’s undergoing an urban renewal and the neighborhood is vibrant and alive. Homes for sale in the Old Fourth Ward are flying off the market, and close proximity of the Old Fourth Ward to Downtown Atlanta, Midtown Atlanta, Inman Park and Virginia Highland has attracted an influx of new residents to the neighborhood.

The Old Fourth Ward is a mix of old and new as Atlanta’s BeltLine – Eastside Trail goes right through the Old Fourth Ward and the new Ponce City Market will be opening soon with apartments, shops, restaurants, and office space to create the perfect live / work community.

Old Fourth Ward MapAbout the Old Fourth Ward

The Old Fourth Ward is one of the oldest sections of Atlanta where old and new come together.  This historically diverse community is located east of downtown Atlanta, west of the Poncey-Highland and Inman Park neighborhoods, and south Midtown Atlanta. The Old Fourth Ward is home to the MLK Jr. National Historic Site and the Sweet Auburn Historic District, a National Historic Landmark.The neighborhood was the original home of Morris Brown College and Clark College and later Clark Atlanta University.  Today, the area south of Irwin Street is the most eclectic part of the Old Fourth Ward where most of the single family homes are located.

Things to Do in the Old Fourth Ward

Here’s a few of the popular things to do in the Old Fourth Ward:

The Masquerade is a popular live music venue in the Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta, GA.  The Masquerade has 3 indoor stages and the Masquerade Music Park, an open air amphitheater located behind The Masquerade.

Historic Fourth Ward Park is an oasis in the middle of the city and is steps off the Eastside Trail.  This fantastic park includes the world class Old Fourth Ward Skatepark, open green space, a playground, and a splash pad with multiple water jets.

historic-fourth-ward-park-openOld Fourth Ward Arts Festival is a 2 day festival coming up on June 29 – 30, 2013.  The festival is a celebration of the arts that honors the rich history of the Old Fourth Ward community and has something for everybody.

Where to Eat in the Old Fourth Ward

With so many great restaurants in the Old Fourth Ward we couldn’t list them all, but here’s a small sampling:

Bell Street Burritos is located at The Irwin Street Market next to Jake’s.

Highland Bakery is located at 655 N. Highland Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30312.

Serpas is located in the The Pavilion at Studiplex located at 659 Auburn Ave. #501, Atlanta, GA 30312.

Homes for Sale in The Old Fourth Ward:

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