There’s a quality that exists in this ZIP that culminates in an old-Atlanta meets new-Atlanta quality. We’ll start at the northern end, and move our way south.
Forst, I-285 an I-75 intersect here. In recent years, this distinction was nothing more than then meeting of two main roads. But today, the area is much more: the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre lies as this junction, and serves as a venue for some of the world’s largest acts, who are attracted to the state-of-the-art facilities on offer.
Slightly to the south, is Vinings. In the recent past, this suburban plot of land was little more than a collection of upscale neighborhoods and a few staple commerce centers. The last decade, however, as seen the area explode. Today, Vinings is home to some of Atlanta’s most well-appointed eateries and commercial centers—still, it’s never gotten so large as to lose its charm, a quality owed to the inhabitants, who have made sure that the small-town aesthetic hasn’t been lost amidst the meteoric growth of the area.
Greater Vinings, for lack of a better phrase, extends to the south. An area that rides along I-285 to the west, this portion of S Atlanta Road maintains a decidedly industrial vibe on the main thoroughfares, while still managing to offer a few quiet enclaves of old-build homes that have withstood the test of time. The result is a parcel of Atlanta that bridges the gap between older, slightly suburban settlement, while still remaining just a 15-minute drive from the heart of the city, and all it has to offer.
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