Marietta Street Artery is an officially defined neighborhood of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, part of the West Midtown area of Atlanta, also known as the “Westside.” Located in Fulton County with a local population of 710, the neighborhood consists of Marietta Street and the city blocks immediately to the east and west of it, stretching from 8th Street NW on the north to North Avenue NW on the south. It is bordered by the neighborhoods of Home Park on the north, Georgia Tech on the east, downtown Atlanta on the south, and English Avenue on the west.
All buildings in the Marietta Street Artery were constructed after the Civil War following The Reconstruction Era, around the 1880s is when the city generated enough economic capital to expedite the changes needed to convert from an agrarian society to an industrial one. Present day this shift is evidenced by the substantial industrial buildings that remain along the railroad tracks of Atlanta. Textile mills came to the South, industrial complexes were built along the rail lines and mill villages were built to house the workers including Home Park, Blandtown, Howell Station, and homes off Bankhead Avenue.
A dense urban feel with historic commercial structures fostering a community of exploration and culture, these are the Elements of the Marietta Street Artery.
revived these historic structures whose industrial character make the Marietta Street Artery a unique Atlanta neighborhood. The architectural trends of the residences reflect the commercial heritage as most homes are the result of repurposed warehouses and the like. Lofts, and high rise buildings are most common however there are increasing developments that lend more to traditional townhomes.
No Mas Cantina, Thumbs Up Diner, Bartaco, The Optimist, Eight Sushi Lounge, Satto Thai and Sushi to name a few. Start your day with a hand crafted latte from BRASH coffee, or join the hoard for a double scoop of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream. Whatever your taste buds demand can be found in the Artery!
For locals who enjoy an active lifestyle there is a fully paved bike lane compliments of the Renew Atlanta bond that makes navigation of this crosstown corridor just as fun as it is unique.
There is no shortage of fun and easily accessible attractions to enjoy, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, College Football Hall of Fame, World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Studios and the world famous Centennial Olympic Park.
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