Midtown Atlanta

What is Midtown Atlanta known for?


energy performing

''': Federal Reserve Bank in Midtown Atlanta. '''Center''': CNN Center. '''Right''': Delta Air Lines headquarters. width 260 The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra plays at its concert hall at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown (Midtown Atlanta), which also houses the High Museum of Art and Alliance Theatre. The Atlanta Opera and The Atlanta Ballet usually perform at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre at the city's northwest edge. Atlanta's renowned


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Historic District (Atlanta, Georgia) Historic Midtown (Midtown Neighborhood) p3 Ansley Park p4 Sherwood Forest (Sherwood Forest (Atlanta)) p5 Atlantic Station p6 Home Park (Home Park (Atlanta)) p7 Loring Heights (Loring Heights (Atlanta)). government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mostly falls into Atlanta City Council District 2 leader_name area_magnitude

unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_sq_mi 3.8 area_total_sq_km 12.9 area_note Source: Midtown Alliance area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_blank1_title Midtown Core area_blank1_sq_mi 0.9 area_blank1_km2 2.9 area_blank2_title Midtown Core and Historic Midtown area_blank2_sq_mi 1.4 area_blank2_km2 4.9 population_as_of

is a quasi-legal entity for zoning, law enforcement, and taxi purposes. It is defined by the City of Atlanta to include the business district along Peachtree Street as well as Historic Midtown (Midtown_Historic_District_(Atlanta,_Georgia)), the residential area east of Piedmont Avenue (Piedmont Avenue (Atlanta)) and to the south of Piedmont Park. The Midtown Alliance defines a larger, "Greater Midtown" area of approximately four square miles. This includes the area within the city's


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" were a prime focus of the collective FSN networks. Other FSN networks also received their local sports reports from the Atlanta studios, often with the same hosts (Terry Chick being the most prominent). The Southern Sports Report was discontinued in 2005, and FSN South produced a similar program, ''Around The South'', that focuses on sports stories in and across the region. It has been replaced by FSN Final Score. Summary Image of One Atlantic Center in Midtown (Midtown Atlanta) Atlanta, Georgia. Taken by me. Licensing '''State Route 13''' ('''SR 13'''), known as Buford Highway, Falcon Parkway (Atlanta Falcons), and Atlanta Highway, is a state highway (state highway (US)) in Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)). It begins at West Peachtree Street and Spring Street (U.S. Route 19 (U.S. Route 19 (Georgia)) (US 19)  SR 9 (State Route 9 (Georgia))) just to the north of 17th Street (17th Street (Atlanta)) in north Midtown Atlanta. The section near downtown Atlanta is a full freeway, from its south end to Sidney Marcus Boulevard. This was the original alignment of Interstate 85 (Interstate 85 in Georgia) (Northeast Expressway) through northeast Atlanta. The route ends at Jesse Jewell Parkway (SR 369 (State Route 369 (Georgia))) in Gainesville (Gainesville, Georgia). The name changes from Buford Highway to Atlanta Highway at the northeast city limits of Buford (Buford, Georgia). The stretch between the DeKalb Fulton County line and several miles northeast of I-285 is often regarded as a community (see Buford Highway). '''State Route 237''' begins at Buford Highway (S.R. 13 (State Route 13 (Georgia))) in Midtown Atlanta and ends at Roswell (Roswell, Georgia) Road (U.S. 19 (United States Highway 19) S.R. 9 (State Route 9 (Georgia))) in North Buckhead (Buckhead (Atlanta)). It is known best as Piedmont Road. *Peachtree Street *Midtown Atlanta (Northern financial and residential district of Atlanta) *Buckhead (Buckhead (Atlanta)) (Northern-most financial and residential district of Atlanta) '''Ansley Park''' is an affluent residential neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, located just east of Midtown (Midtown Atlanta) and west of Piedmont Park. One of the first suburban neighborhoods in the city designed for automobiles, it features wide, winding roads rather than the grid pattern typical of older streetcar suburbs. Streets were planned like parkways with extensive landscaping, while Winn Park and McClatchey Park are themselves long and narrow, extending deep into the neighborhood. '''Midtown''' is an underground metro station on the Red (Red Line (MARTA)) and Gold (Gold Line (MARTA)) lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system located in Midtown Atlanta. As of April 2006, 4,085 daily fares were collected at the gates. One Zipcar vehicle is parked at the station. Location Civic Center station is located in SoNo (SoNo (Atlanta)), a sub-district of Downtown (Downtown Atlanta), with convenient access to the southern end of Midtown Atlanta. The station is named after the nearby Atlanta Civic Center three blocks east at Piedmont Avenue NE, but serves the Peachtree Summit and SunTrust Plaza skyscrapers to the south. It provides connecting bus service to Georgia State Capitol, The Metro Transitional Center, The Turner Field, Zoo Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, and The Georgia Aquarium.


music stage

for Atlanta arts community, Midtown is home of the annual Atlanta Arts Festival, which brings artists from across the country to Piedmont Park. Piedmont Park is also the home of the Southeast's largest multicultural festival, Festival Peachtree Latino, which celebrates Hispanic-American culture with arts and crafts, family activities, sporting events, a parade, dance demonstrations, ethnic foods, and a live music stage featuring international performers from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia


leading art

to the filming of the 1939 film (Gone with the Wind (film)) based on the book. The '''High Museum of Art''' (colloquially '''the High'''), located in Atlanta, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States and one of the most-visited art museums (List of most visited art museums in the world) in the world. '''Midtown''' is an underground metro station on the Red (Red Line (MARTA)) and Gold (Gold Line (MARTA)) lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system located in Midtown Atlanta. As of April 2006, 4,085 daily fares were collected at the gates. One Zipcar vehicle is parked at the station. Location Civic Center station is located in SoNo (SoNo (Atlanta)), a sub-district of Downtown (Downtown Atlanta), with convenient access to the southern end of Midtown Atlanta. The station is named after the nearby Atlanta Civic Center three blocks east at Piedmont Avenue NE, but serves the Peachtree Summit and SunTrust Plaza skyscrapers to the south. It provides connecting bus service to Georgia State Capitol, The Metro Transitional Center, The Turner Field, Zoo Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, and The Georgia Aquarium.


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Historic District (Atlanta, Georgia) Historic Midtown (Midtown Neighborhood) p3 Ansley Park p4 Sherwood Forest (Sherwood Forest (Atlanta)) p5 Atlantic Station p6 Home Park (Home Park (Atlanta)) p7 Loring Heights (Loring Heights (Atlanta)). government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mostly falls into Atlanta City Council District 2 leader_name area_magnitude

unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_sq_mi 3.8 area_total_sq_km 12.9 area_note Source: Midtown Alliance area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_blank1_title Midtown Core area_blank1_sq_mi 0.9 area_blank1_km2 2.9 area_blank2_title Midtown Core and Historic Midtown area_blank2_sq_mi 1.4 area_blank2_km2 4.9 population_as_of


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-for-piedmont-park-dekalb-ave-bike-trail Thomas Wheatley, "Beltline gets $5 million for Piedmont Park-DeKalb Ave. bike trail", Creative Loafing, 2010-06-19 The "Art on the BeltLine" project has resulted in the installation dozens of contemporary art pieces on the trail. Economy thumb People dancing to Paul van Dyk (File:2008-03-13 Rave crowd.jpg) in one of Midtown's clubs Midtown Atlanta is a commercial district in its own right, containing '''Midtown''' is an underground metro station on the Red (Red Line (MARTA)) and Gold (Gold Line (MARTA)) lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system located in Midtown Atlanta. As of April 2006, 4,085 daily fares were collected at the gates. One Zipcar vehicle is parked at the station. Location Civic Center station is located in SoNo (SoNo (Atlanta)), a sub-district of Downtown (Downtown Atlanta), with convenient access to the southern end of Midtown Atlanta. The station is named after the nearby Atlanta Civic Center three blocks east at Piedmont Avenue NE, but serves the Peachtree Summit and SunTrust Plaza skyscrapers to the south. It provides connecting bus service to Georgia State Capitol, The Metro Transitional Center, The Turner Field, Zoo Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, and The Georgia Aquarium.


family activities

for Atlanta arts community, Midtown is home of the annual Atlanta Arts Festival, which brings artists from across the country to Piedmont Park. Piedmont Park is also the home of the Southeast's largest multicultural festival, Festival Peachtree Latino, which celebrates Hispanic-American culture with arts and crafts, family activities, sporting events, a parade, dance demonstrations, ethnic foods, and a live music stage featuring international performers from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia


local sports

" were a prime focus of the collective FSN networks. Other FSN networks also received their local sports reports from the Atlanta studios, often with the same hosts (Terry Chick being the most prominent). The Southern Sports Report was discontinued in 2005, and FSN South produced a similar program, ''Around The South'', that focuses on sports stories in and across the region. It has been replaced by FSN Final Score. Summary Image of One Atlantic Center in Midtown Atlanta


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Peachtree Road . Surrounding this dense core are Buckhead's suburban neighborhoods, which feature large single-family homes situated among dense forests and rolling hills. * Brookhaven (Brookhaven, Georgia) and North Druid Hills in DeKalb County (DeKalb County, Georgia) to the east * to the south across I-75 and I-85, the Midtown Atlanta neighborhoods of Midtown proper (Midtown (Atlanta)) and Ansley Park, as well as Piedmont Heights (Piedmont Heights (Atlanta)) and Lindridge

Midtown Atlanta

thumb 400px Midtown at night, viewed from Piedmont Park (File:Midtown at night.jpg) '''Midtown''' is the second largest business district in the city of Atlanta, situated between the commercial and financial districts of Downtown (Downtown Atlanta) to the south and Buckhead (Buckhead (Atlanta)) to the north. In 2011, Greater Midtown (see below) has a 2011 resident population of 41,681, a workplace population of 81,418, and a student population of 26,500. "Midtown Demographics", ''Midtown Alliance'' site, published 1 24 2013 The district attracts about six million visitors annually. Midtown Alliance, ''Midtown Market Report, 2007. Retrieved June 3, 2009.

Midtown is marked by its cultural attractions, institutions of higher education, noteworthy architecture, and urban layout. The district is the center of the city's arts scene that includes the Fox Theatre (Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Georgia)), Woodruff Arts Center, the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Atlanta, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Center for Puppetry Arts, and the 14th Street Playhouse. Midtown is also home to three well known institutions of higher education: Georgia Institute of Technology, John Marshall Law School (John Marshall Law School (Atlanta)), and the Atlanta division of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Midtown contains about one-third of the city's high-rises and some of Atlanta's most iconic buildings, such as the Bank of America Plaza (Bank of America Plaza (Atlanta)), AT&T Midtown Center, One Coca-Cola Plaza (Coca-Cola headquarters), Atlantic Center (One Atlantic Center), and 1180 Peachtree. Midtown has also been a primary area for high-density development in the city in the first decade of the 2000s due to the district's mass transit options and urban street grid.

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