Virginia HighlandEstablished in 1812, Virginia Highland is an intown neighborhood known for its laid-back style, shops, restaurants, and 1920s homes. If you take a stroll down North Highland Avenue, you will find this quaint little neighborhood as casual, friendly, and welcoming. In the late 1800s, the Nine-Mile Circle streetcar made a loop of what is now Ponce De Leon Avenue, Virginia Avenue, and Monroe Drive. Residential development began with the streets of St. Charles and Greenwood Avenues. Virginia Highland intersects with Ponce City Market. Ponce City Market is a mixed-use development with national and local retail stores, restaurants, and residential spaces. VH also connects to the Eastside Beltline trail. VH is surrounded by parks and green spaces including the 189-acre Piedmont Park which borders the neighborhood as well as small community parks such as John Howell Memorial Park and Orme Park. VH is surrounded by parks and green spaces including the 189-acre Piedmont Park which borders the neighborhood as well as small community parks such as John Howell Memorial Park and Orme Park.
VIRGINIA HIGHLAND PROPERTY TYPE
Virginia Highland architecture represents many different styles including English Vernacular Revival, Colonial Revival and Craftsman with the predominant house types of four-square, English cottage, and bungalows.
Springdale Park Elementary
David T. Howard Middle
Midtown High School
LANDMARKS & FAVORITES
John C. Howell Park
High Museum of Art
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park