Atlanta’s West End neighborhood is ideally situated just minutes southwest of downtown Atlanta, near the intersection of I-75/85 and I-20, and boasts unrivaled access to many of the city’s most popular destinations and attractions. The West End’s close proximity to the Georgia Dome, Philips Arena and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, make this the ideal neighborhood for sports lovers, whether you enjoy watching the Atlanta Falcons throw for a touchdown or you prefer to cheer on the Atlanta Hawks to victory. Beginning in 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will also play host to the newest MLS franchise, Atlanta United FC.
Also nearby are a variety of attractions in Atlanta GA, including the Georgia World Congress Center, Skyview Atlanta Ferris wheel, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia State Capitol building and Atlanta City Hall. And thanks to great transportation options, including convenient highway access and the West End MARTA station, West End residents can easily get to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as well as other points of interest in and around the City of Atlanta.
In the immediate vicinity of the West End neighborhood is the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUC) which is comprised of Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College and Morehouse School of Medicine. These nationally acclaimed Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) add a strong educational foundation to the fabric of our community, and many AUC alumni choose to call West End home upon graduation. Other points of interest near Atlanta’s West End include Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills Park, the art-centric neighborhood of Castleberry Hill and Westview Cemetery – the largest civilian cemetery in the southeastern United States, located on the site of the Civil War Battle of Ezra Church.
West End’s locale is undeniably unique, and its distinctive combination of convenience and historic residential charm make it one of Atlanta’s best kept secrets.