Neighborhoods: Virginia - Highland, Poncey - Highland, Morningside, Atkins Park, Druid Hills
Lavish estates that predate Atlanta’s iconic skyline; single - occupancy apartme nts that date back to the roaring ‘20s; family homes that can provide an anchoring spot for the generations; proximity to the action of the Ponce corridor; neighboring status to the CDC and Emory University; walkability to the busiest parts of the city; an d quiet side streets that feel a world away from a metro of nearly six million people. 30306 is a pretty big area, but as they say, there’s something for everyone.
Virginia - Highland rests to the southeast of this area. A mix of craftsman homes and restor ed Victorians have put this area on the map, just as much as the low - key hub of the namesake intersecting streets, which offer some of the city’s most popular destinations for shopping and dining (not to mention a pretty bustling nightlife scene on the wee kends. To the north, up Highland Avenue, you’ll find Morningside, with its carefully cultivated curbsides and strong sense of neighborhood pride.
On the eastern end of this ZIP, Briarcliff Road runs from north to south, bisecting some of Atlanta’s oldest , most pristine neighborhoods. Back in the day, the elite of the city called this neighborhood, Druid Hills, home, and over the years, the appeal has only increased, concurrent with the growth of Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention. These institutions are two of the biggest employers in the city, so it’s no surprise that this part of town is populated pretty heavily with professors and researchers.
As large as this area is, there’s one unifying factor: it’s close enough to the city (and to the main thoroughfares and interstates) so accessibility and convenience isn’t an issue, while remaining just secluded enough to lend a neighborly, can - I - borrow - a - cup - of - sugar vibe that’s as timeless as the area of town itself.
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