Midtown is Atlanta’s second largest central business district, and one of the areas you should be shopping in if you are looking for Atlanta apartments for rent. Approximately one third of Atlanta’s high rise buildings can be found here, as well as some of its most recognizable landmarks. It is also conveniently situated between Atlanta’s financial and commercial hubs, is home to a large student population and also attracts millions of visitors every year.
Here are four life changing reasons you should choose to live in Midtown.
1. You Can Indulge Your Cultural Side
Midtown has a rich cultural heritage and there is a lot to do on rainy days. The city is home to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, art museums and art and design centers, which will keep your weekends interesting and busy. There is also a theater and various cinemas, as well as entertainment for kids of all ages.
If you prefer the fresh outdoors over city attractions, Piedmont Park is the place to be. This is where most of the city’s cultural events, parades, music, arts and crafts festivals and sporting events are held. It is very popular with locals and visitors at all times of year and is well maintained.
2. You Can Live Somewhere Historic
Midtown’s history goes back to the mid 1800s and some of the era’s architecture can still be seen in Historic Midtown and Historic District, both of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. There are a number of well preserved buildings which, interspersed with more contemporary architecture, give the city a unique character.
3. You Can Enjoy the Best of City Life
The city has been growing at a rapid pace since the 1970s, but for the last 20 years, Midtown has experienced a dramatic surge in growth, even by its own standards. Over the last two decades a number of office parks, parking facilities and new roads have been built to service its expanding population.
4. If you want to work somewhere young and energetic, this is the place for you.
Midtown is renowned for its vibrant street atmosphere and good restaurants. Residents can enjoy easy access to different grocery stores. The housing is of a high standard and very affordable by national standards. Overall it offers the modern, working person or family the chance to develop a career and build a home, close to all the modern creature comforts you need.
midtown Atlanta image by Wikimedia Commons