Grant Park is one of Atlanta’s historic intown neighborhoods near downtown Atlanta and the the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Victorian homes and bungalows in the area date back to the late 1800s, when the land purchased by Lemuel P. Grant in 1843 was subdivided. The neighborhood also features a large park of the same name that contains Zoo Atlanta.
Things to Know
- Regular events include the Summer Shade Festival, Candlelight Tour of Homes, Mothball and a Sunday farmers market
- Walking time is 10 to 30 minutes from the nearest MARTA station depending on what part of the neighborhood you are visiting
- 832 is the new Grant Park neighborhood bus with service to and from the West End MARTA station starting August 18, 2018
- Bus 9 is the fastest bus option to the neighborhood, with service along Boulevard in the east side of he neighborhood
- There are a variety of restaurants on Cherokee Avenue and Memorial Drive on the walk or bike ride to the neighborhood from the King Memorial station
MARTA and Walking Directions
- Take a blue or green line train to the King Memorial station
- After exiting the station, turn left on Grant Street and walk under the train tracks.
- Cross over Memorial Drive and turn left on Memorial (now in Grant Park)
- Turn right on Cherokee Avenue to go further into the neighborhood and to reach the park
For schedules and real-time bus locations on a map, download the MARTA on the Go app or view route information online.