Edgewood is a neighborhood located on the East side of Atlanta three miles from downtown. Edgewood was being created in the early 1900’s it was geared more towards blue collar workers which is why there are less Victorian architecture homes that are common in Kirkwood and Candler Park. Edgewood’s neighborhoods are composed primarily of craftsman bungalows.
Things to Do
Edgewood’s retail district is a shopping paradise. Positioned between Candler Park, Little 5 Points and East Atlanta, it’s extremely accessible from a lot of different locations. Edgewood Avenue has a lot of cool bars, nightlife, music, and late-night eateries.
This neighborhood is booming and isn’t slowing down anytime soon with the average sold price of homes being $436,118; up 14.8% in the past year. There are a lot of parks in walkable distance to neighborhoods as well as shops.
Edgewood and its surrounding neighborhoods are located in the Atlanta Public School District as well as Dekalb County.
Life in Edgewood
Edgewood is not your typical Atlanta neighborhood. Don’t be fooled by the Victorian style homes from the nearby neighborhoods. Edgewood’s bungalow-style residences and abundance of “mom and pop” stores have seen many hipsters and new families move to Edgewood. The neighborhood’s proximity to nearby business districts, public transportation and outdoor trails are also a few of the major amenities Edgewood has to offer.