Grant Park / Ormewood Park / East Atlanta Homes For Sale
About Grant Park / Ormewood Park / East Atlanta
The quirky, welcoming neighborhoods of East Atlanta, Grant Park, and Ormewood Park are a perfect blend of culture and beauty.
Grant Park is named after a civil engineer L.P. Grant, considered the “Father of Atlanta.” Widely regarded as one of Atlanta’s finest neighborhoods, Grant Park is the oldest and fourth-largest city park in Atlanta. Everyone from young professionals to families with kids to retirees will find this neighborhood ideal.
These tight-knit communities are a vibrant, cultural area hosting several events yearly, including the East Atlanta Strut, Battle of Atlanta Festival, Brownwood Park Bike Rally, and the East Atlanta Beer Festival.
Housing in these neighborhoods features an adorable mix of everything from Victorian-style homes, townhomes, small cottages, craftsman bungalows, modified Queen Anne houses, and recently renovated homes with large backyards.
There is a long list of things to see, do and explore in these neighborhoods.
Enjoy fine dining or a leisurely lunch at The East Atlanta Restaurant and Lounge. It is known for having extensive menus and various daily specials to be relished in an intimate atmosphere.
The Brownwood Park is a 12-acre community park featuring walking trails, great playgrounds, beautiful gardens, tennis and basketball courts.
You can sit in the big open fields or under shaded areas, take great photographs, or enjoy picnics with friends and family at several excellent spots. Better still, you can play a ball, throw a frisbee, run, or read. The options for fun are limitless.
The East Atlanta Village, located at the intersection of Flat Shoals and Glenwood Avenues, is an entertainment hub that packs a punch with several restaurants, bars, music venues, and dance clubs.
Other area attractions include Grant Park. Zoo Atlanta, the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, and Oakland Cemetery.
Younger residents in these neighborhoods can attend the Atlanta Public Schools District and Dekalb County Schools. Maynard H Jackson High School and King Middle School are available public schools in the area, while St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is the nearby private school.
Available elementary schools include the highly ranked Charles R. Drew Charter School, Burgess-Peterson Elementary School, Parkside Elementary, Lin Elementary School, and Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School.
For higher education, the Savannah College of Art and Design, Emory University, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology are open.