Grant Park

Home of ATL’s oldest park & only zoo

Welcome to Grant Park

Live in a peaceful natural oasis in the middle of the city
Grant Park is an Intown Atlanta neighborhood on Atlanta's east side. It's about a mile southeast of downtown Atlanta and close to the Cabbagetown and Sweet Auburn neighborhoods. While primarily a residential area, it offers multiple shopping and dining options along Memorial Drive.
It is popular among families and professionals due to its lush greenery, excellent schools, and activities. The close-knit community features lovely homes, including Victorian and Craftsman styles. Grant Park is one of the most picturesque communities in Intown Atlanta, with many streets lined with large and beautiful trees.

What to Love

  • Wide open spaces
  • Home to Atlanta Zoo
  • Plenty of activities
  • Friendly, welcoming atmosphere

Local Lifestyle

Nothing compares to the walkable, in-town lifestyle Grant Park offers. The neighborhood boasts dozens of shops, restaurants, bars, and art studios that residents love exploring. It is an exciting place to live for families, young professionals, and anyone looking for a change of pace in the middle of a busy city center.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Ria's Bluebird is a popular brunch spot known for its delectable pancakes. It's a cool place with an artsy/hipster vibe and friendly staff, and it doesn't let you down. Guests love the hearty and flavorful Brisket Breakfast, the pancakes with caramelized bananas, shrimp and grits, omelets, frittatas, chicken salad, and pimento cheese. There are also great vegetarian options such as biscuits and gravy, the skillet of potatoes and peppers, and the country-fried tempeh.
Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House has everything from craft beer to hand-crafted cocktails. One of the restaurant's most popular features is its incredible rooftop seating, which offers visitors a panoramic view of the Oakland Cemetery. Menu favorites include the gator bites, steamed shrimp and scallops cooked in parchment paper with herbs and wine sauce, and freshly battered and fried fish and chips.
The chocolate pistachio croissant at The Little Tart Bakeshop is incredible. This coffee/pastry hotspot also serves a seasonal Kouign Amann on weekends. Mezcalito's Cocina & Tequila Bar is one of the best spots in Atlanta to experience authentic Mexican cuisine. The menu features home recipes made from scratch and traditional mole sauces. Guests can also order fresh hand-squeezed lime margaritas.

Manny's Grant Park is a top-notch sports bar with a menu that includes pub grub staples like double-patty flattop burgers and fish and chips. It also surprises with salads, fresh soups, and vegan and vegetarian options.

Things to Do

Grant Park hosts some of Atlanta's most famed festivals throughout the year. Highlights include the Summer Shade Arts & Music Festival, Halloween Lantern Parade, and Pick'n In Grant Park BBQ & Music Festival. Each attracts thousands of people and provides entertainment for the entire family.

The Grant Park Farmers Market opens on Sundays from April through December. It features over 60 vendors, celebrity chef demonstrations, and special events. Grant Park is Atlanta's oldest city park, covering over 130 acres. There are miles of walking and jogging paths here as well as tennis and basketball courts. You'll also find the Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum.

Oakland Cemetery is one of the most incredible gardens in the city. It's home to many beautiful graves, some over two centuries old. The cemetery also hosts some fun Halloween events for the whole family.


Grant Park is zoned within the Atlanta City Schools District.

  • Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Private, Grades PK-8

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Overview for Grant Park, GA

8,311 people live in Grant Park, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $69,569. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Grant Park, GA

Grant Park has 3,740 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Grant Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,311 people call Grant Park home. The population density is 5,441.261 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Grant Park, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Grant Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
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Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary
K - 5th
King Middle School
6th - 8th
St Nicholas Orthodox Academy
1st - 12th
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Maynard H. Jackson- Junior High School
9th - 12th
Parkside Elementary School
PreK - 5th

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