Morningside residents love their neighborhood for any number of reasons, ranging from its captivating homes and estates to its beautiful green spaces to its unique cafes and boutiques. It became one of Atlanta’s most coveted places to live in 1931, and today there are around 3,500 homes in the area.

Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

While Morningside is just minutes from Downtown, Midtown, and Buckhead attractions, some residents claim you never have to leave to have a good time. It even has its own commercial district featuring many independent shops and restaurants. Parks and playgrounds, like Sunken Garden Park and Morningside Nature Preserve, provide beautiful spaces to have a picnic, go for a stroll, or spend a day outside with the kids. The Morningside Farmers’ Markettakes place every weekend throughout the year, and the Green Market for Piedmont Park is also open from May through December near Morningside. If you do want to venture outside of the neighborhood, Piedmont Park, the High Museum of Art, and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens are all very close by.

Homes

If you are seeking classic architecture, picturesque lawns, and beautiful mature tree-lined streets, then you are sure to find a home in Morningside. Each home in the neighborhood is unique. Styles range from Jacobean to Tudor, and the average price of a house in the area is about $700,000. The Morningside Lenox Park Association ensures the area remains as gorgeous and exclusive as it was when it was first built.

Family-Friendly

Morningside Elementary School, Inman Middle School, and Henry W. Grady High School are the Atlanta Public Schools that most children who live in the neighborhood will attend. Morningside Elementary has been named a Georgia School of Excellence. Grady High is popular with students and parents because of its four specialized learning academies in Biotechnology and Engineering, Business and Entrepreneurship, Communication and Journalism, and Public Policy and Justice. Nearby private schools, like Intown Montessori and The Children’s School, also serve the neighborhood, and some of Georgia’s top colleges, like Georgia State, are just a quick commute away.

Why Morningside?

One of the many reasons why residents choose Morningside is the feeling of being part of a close community of people who love Atlanta and everything it has to offer but just want to get away from it all at the end of the day. Whether you’re looking for a quick commute to Downtown or a nice place in Atlanta to raise a family, Morningside is like nothing else within the city limits.

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