The Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta is a historic community of more than 3,000 households on the east side of Atlanta, a “small town in the big city.”
The original Kirkwood neighborhood, designed by architect Will Saunders in the 1870s, became a streetcar suburb of Atlanta by 1910. It was originally a neighborhood known for its “beautiful suburban villas,” thanks to the beautiful architecture of its homes.
Kirkwood is now entirely in DeKalb County and is bordered by Oakhurst, Edgewood, East Lake, and Lake Claire.
While a few statelier Victorian style Queen Anne and Greek Revival homes occupy the neighborhood, Kirkwood is comprised mostly of the iconic two-story craftsmen-style American Foursquare homes and Craftsman bungalows. There are also…