The part of town located directly to the north of Emory University and the CDC is also one of the most neighborhood-y.
Needless to say, there’s a strong presence of locals who are affiliated with the institutions we just mentioned, many of whom inhabit the early- to mid-century dwellings that have been almost perpetually inhabited since their erection. But this part of town has grown around these neighborhoods: Toco Hills in particular is a popular shopping destination for the residents of northeast Atlanta who need to pick up a few things on the way home, whether they work nearby, or are returning home via I-85 (the interstate runs right through the area, giving easy access).
But, we mentioned neighborhoods. It’s not too hard to find a family that’s wiled away the decades on any given street. Whole generations have been born and raised on the quiet streets of 30329, making this area a natural fit for the family life, while still offering all the conveniences and amenities of the city, just close by.
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