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Old Fourth Ward

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Using a combo of our local, expert knowledge + third-party stats from Yardi, here's our scorecard to help you find your next favorite neighborhood!



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What Its Known For

Once an industrial area, the area has transformed into Atlanta's trendiest neighborhood
Home to Ponce City Market, the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail, the Martin Luther King Jr. historic site, and the Historic Fourth Ward Park


Offering a variety of bars, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and history
Continuing to grow and redevelopment
Bike-friendly, dog-friendly, and pedestrian-friendly


Peak hour traffic and large crowds, including high numbers of tourists
Limited MARTA lines

Located between downtown and Midtown, Old Fourth Ward is one of Atlanta’s trendiest areas to live and/or visit. Home to Ponce City Market, the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail, and the Martin Luther King Jr. historic site, O4W is known for its cuisine, art, shopping, entertainment and history. Not only is the neighborhood extremely walkable, bike friendly and dog friendly, but a handful of public transit stations border Old Fourth Ward, providing residents with easy access to MARTA train lines and bus routes.

Some of Atlanta’s top restaurants and favorite cafes are located in the neighborhood, including those found in Ponce City Market—a central food hall offering provisions from famous chefs, local restaurants and pop-up eateries.

Freedom Park offers trails, art installations and open space throughout its 200-acres. Whereas more green space, playgrounds, and even novelties such as a skate park and splash park can be found at Central Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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Old Fourth Ward is one of the most historic neighborhoods in Atlanta, loaded with cool spots, and walkable to so many restaurants, bars and coffee shops!

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