Once a former industrial area, Old Fourth Ward Park has grown into a popular Eastside Atlanta hub. In the latest vlog from The Providence Group, Susie Proffitt with Atlanta’s Best explores Old Fourth Park to give some insight into one of the coolest and hippest intown neighborhoods.
Located just one mile northeast of downtown Atlanta, the historic community of Old Fourth Ward Park offers residents intown living with a small community feel. During the 1950s and 1960s, many Atlantan’s left the city for the suburbs. However, the addition of the Atlanta BeltLine and Freedom Parkway have made these intown neighborhoods a magnet, attracting people back into city.
Despite the neighborhood’s recent growth and developments, Old Fourth Ward Park is rooted in Atlanta history and considered an important landmark of the civil rights movement. Within the popular Sweet Auburn Historic District of Old Fourth Ward, one can find several historical sites such as the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, The King Center as well as a variety of historic homes open for tours. Also located in the Sweet Auburn district, is the historic Sweet Auburn Curb Market, which is home to over 30 businesses selling fresh produce, meats, baked goods and more.
What sets Old Fourth Ward apart from other neighborhoods is its abundance of things to do. Aside from the Atlanta BeltLine and Freedom Parkway, residents of Old Fourth Ward enjoy access to several beautiful parks, fantastic restaurants, excellent shopping and great nightlife on Edgewood Avenue. Residents can not only enjoy living in Old Fourth Ward Park but also its convenience to other intown neighborhoods and communities like Ponce City Market, Downtown Atlanta, Poncey-Highland and Inman Park.
For those looking to move to this hip in-town neighborhood, The Views on Ponce by The Providence Group offers 16 new luxury townhomes in the heart of Old Fourth Ward, just steps away from Ponce City Market. Traditionally-inspired exterior honor the history of the neighborhood while included elevators and rooftop terraces take intown living to new heights.
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