Search all Cabbagetown homes for sale in Atlanta, Georgia below. The slow transformation from depressed mill town overwrought with dilipatidated row houses to a lovely hub of artistic young urbanites gives the Cabbagetown neighborhood of Atlanta a unique, derelict charm all it's own.
Situated just east of downtown Atlanta, Cabbagetown real estate is in a historic area, originally founded to support the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill. It was the presence of the mill which formed the backbone of this community until its closing in 1977.
Cabbagetown began as a series of one story homes built by Jacob Elsas, the mill owner, to house the workers who drew their living from his enterprise. Read more about Cabbagetown real estate in Atlanta.
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Cabbagetown Atlanta real estate has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings. For years, this town has been known as Atlanta's oldest industrial settlement, and many of the original homes are still standing on Cabbagetown's historic streets.
There are numerous theories to explain how Cabbagetown got its interesting name. One theory is that the aroma of cooking cabbage was easily recognizable in the air during the mill days and the moniker was placed on the town by visitors. Another possible explanation recalls the same period when a train or truck carrying cabbages was overturned, providing the residents with a week of healthy meals.
This town possesses a flavor that is distinctly southern, and definitively Georgian.
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