The longer you spend in Atlanta, the more you realize that certain parts of town have unofficial nicknames that everyone, at some point in the past, just unanimously agreed on without knowing it. In 30324’s case, that nickname is “Buckhead South.”
It’s not that Buckhead needs any more land—as we’ve mentioned before, the area we know as Buckhead is huge. But there’s a lifestyle to this most Atlanta of areas, and it’s a lifestyle that carries itself south of I-85.
First, there’s Morningside, Woodland Hills, and Piedmont Heights. These older portions of town are particularly well known for their lush, tree-lined streets, fine homes, and strong sense of community, causing many a family to set up shop in these areas over the years.
But a little farther north, on the other side of I-85, the vibe starts to become a bit younger. Lindbergh, for instance, is a fine residential area in-and-of itself, but it’s gained a reputation as a great spot for the late-night set—some of the best clubs and late-night eateries can be found here, along with easy access to the north-south MARTA line.
And then, there’s Pine Hills. You won’t here anyone refer to Pine Hills too often (it’s one of those parts of town people just call “Buckhead”), but it’s particularly popular with young professionals who work in the heart of Buckhead, just a short drive to the north. Whether it be in the new-construction condos or in the old-school estates, the vibe is notably high-end around here—a given, considering that the luxury shopping centers of Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza are practically within walking distance.
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