Just Us is the smallest of the official neighborhoods of Atlanta, consisting of only two streets. It began as the “Fountain Drive-Morris Brown Drive Community Club” in the late 1940s, and evolved into its present name today during the early 1950s. It was established as the first black owned, constructed sub-division in the city of […]
Fort McPherson was an U.S. Army military base located in East Point, Georgia, on the southwest edge of Atlanta, Georgia. It was the headquarters for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Southeast Region; the U.S. Army Forces Command; the U.S. Army Reserve Command; the U.S. Army Central. Named after Major General […]
Loring Heights is a neighborhood of just over 300 homes located in south Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, nestled between Peachtree Street,on the east, Northside Drive on the west, and Atlantic Station to the south. The neighborhood provides relatively easy access to I-75/85, GA 400, and I-285. The neighborhood is composed of bungalows from the 1940s […]
Hammonds House Museum An institution devoted to artists of African descent in a historic 1872 home once owned by Dr. Otis Thrash Hammonds. Regular exhibitions of contemporary artists complement a permanent collection that includes work by Romare Bearden, Hale Woodruff, James Van Der Zee, and others. 503 Peeples St. 404-612-0500. www.hammondshouse.org. The Wren’s Nest Located […]
Creative Loafing Highlights West End HERE However, they did not catch it all!
I often receive emails or calls of potential buyers curious about our neighborhood. Many times they want to know if what they’ve read in online reviews are true…. -High crime, blighted community, depressed, no shops, low-income families – and many more negative comments that would make anyone wonder ‘Why should I buy there..?” All I can […]
The West End neighborhood of Atlanta is on the National Register of Historic Places and can be found southwest of Castleberry Hill, east of Westview, west of Adair Park Historic District, and just north of Oakland City. It would be difficult to find a neighborhood more closely linked to the city’s, state’s, region’s, and nation’s […]
Creative Loafing’s Annual Best of Atlanta Voting http://posting.atlanta.creativeloafing.com/gbase/BestOf/BestOf Let’s bring it to the WESTSIDE this time!!!
Great changes are happening in the West End you don’t want to miss it!!! Ewelina Mieszkalska (resident/owner and active WEND volunteer) has diligently conducted the research and is calling for all residents interested in Private Police security to sign up now!! This is not a new concept-currently being successfully implemented in Grant Park, East Atlanta […]