Downtown Atlanta is the central business district of Atlanta, Georgia. The largest of the city's three commercial districts, it is the location of many corporate and regional headquarters; city, county, state and federal government facilities; Georgia State University; sporting venues; and most of Atlanta's tourist attractions including the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, The Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the College Hall of Fame. This bustling community comes from humble beginnings, and to fully appreciate the majesty of Downtown Atlanta, one must know where it all began.
Only four square miles, Downtown houses approximately 13,358 residents, and is one of the most diverse populations in the city of Atlanta.The nine neighborhoods are Castleberry Hill, Centennial Hill, Fairlie-Popular, Five-Points, Hotel District, Luckie Marietta, Peachtree Center, SoNo (South of North Avenue) and South Downtown. Residences include primarily condos and lofts.
The following decade would spur the creation of Omni Coliseum was reconstructed as Phillips Arena, presently State Farm Arena, in 2017 Atlanta joined the Major League Soccer franchise with its team Atlanta United. Atlanta United became the 13th club to win the MLS cup and the only to win a major professional sports championship. Mercedes Benz Stadium opened in 2017 and is home to Atlanta United and is the most common venue for concerts and conventions.
The authentic urban atmosphere surrounded by award winning restaurants offer some of the best eats in the South. If it’s a juicy hot dog or burger you are craving, check out the historic Varsity. For a mouth watering steak enjoy an evening at McCormick and Schmick's. Other hotspots include the rooftop deck at The Glen, the chic Alma Cocina, city views at the Sundial, and the Ritz Carlton’s Atlantic Grill.
Inman Park connects to the Eastside Beltline. Many restaurants, murals, and green spaces line this section of the Beltline which is included in the Lantern Parade each year.
The Skyline boasts some of the tallest buildings in the United States outside of New York City and Chicago. Notable buildings include the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Georgia - Pacific Tower, Flatiron Building, SunTrust Plaza, Bank of America Plaza, Centennial Tower (known as 101 Marietta), Equitable Building, Healy Building, and Candler Building.
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Atlanta is home to world class sports venues and home many national sports teams include the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Hawks, the Atlanta Dream, and the Atlanta United.
The Downtown tourist district anchored by the World of Coca Cola, the Georgia Aquarium, the CNN Center, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the College Football Hall of Fame.
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