The Metropolitan Business and Arts District

The Metropolitan Business and Arts District at 675 Metropolitan Parkway is a warehouse complex converted to residential lofts and commercial space with a focus on artists and galleries. It is a short walk from the West End MARTA station on the red/gold line, and is technically next to the station, but requires walking around a freight rail … Continue reading The Metropolitan Business and Arts District

MARTA to Adams Park

Adams Park is a neighborhood and public park in Southwest Atlanta closest to the Oakland City MARTA station on the red and gold line. The large park includes the Alfred Tup Holmes Golf Course as well as a recreation center, playground, basketball court, tennis courts, little-league baseball fields and a swimming pool. The surrounding neighborhood … Continue reading MARTA to Adams Park

MARTA to the Atlanta Metropolitan State College

The Atlanta Metropolitan State College offers certificate, associate and bachelor degree programs at 1630 Metropolitan Parkway in Southwest Atlanta. The closest MARTA station is Oakland City on the red/gold rail line, which is about a 32-minute walk away (view walking map). You can also connect with bus 95 at the West End MARTA station to get to campus.  … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Metropolitan State College

MARTA to Howell Park

Howell Park is a small neighborhood park at 938 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW near the West End MARTA station. The park has a playground and greenspace and is sometimes used for special events. Follow the signs to the north parking lot exit to leave the station. Turn right on Lee Street in front of the station then … Continue reading MARTA to Howell Park

Adair Park II Atlanta

MARTA to Adair Park I and II

Adair Park I and Adair Park II are two parks located in the Adair Park neighborhood near the West End MARTA station on the red/gold line. Adair Park I is a historic park established in 1922 and is a 15-minute walk away from the station. Features of the park include greenspace, mature trees and a … Continue reading MARTA to Adair Park I and II

Adair Park Atlanta house

MARTA to the Adair Park Neighborhood

Adair Park is a historic Atlanta neighborhood next to the West End MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. It was established by the founder of the Atlanta Real Estate Company and co-founder of the Atlanta Street Railway Company, George Washington Adair. Features of the neighborhood include bungalow-style homes that were built between the 1890s and 1940s, several parks … Continue reading MARTA to the Adair Park Neighborhood

MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

Atlanta's West End neighborhood is a nationally recognized historic district with blocks of homes featuring Craftsman Bungalow, Queen Anne, Folk Victorian, Colonial Revival, American Foursquare and Neoclassical Revival styles next to the West End MARTA station. The area originally developed around the White Hall Inn in the 1830s. By the 1880s many of Atlanta's wealthy citizens … Continue reading MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

MARTA to West End Park

West End Park, home of the Malcom X Festival, is located in the West End neighborhood at the intersection of Lawton Street and Oak Street. The park has a playground and greenspace. The closest MARTA station is the West End MARTA station, which is about a 20-minute walk away. Exit the station on Lee Street … Continue reading MARTA to West End Park

MARTA to the BeltLine Westside Trail

The Atlanta BeltLine's Westside Trail is now open near Washington Park and in West End. A part of a popular rails-to-trails (with room for transit) project, the finished trail will be 22 miles in length and connect with the existing Eastside Trail. Choose from the following commute options to the Westside segment: Ashby MARTA Station Take a blue … Continue reading MARTA to the BeltLine Westside Trail

MARTA to the Mall at West End

The Mall at West End is at 850 Oak Street SW, a 5-10 minute walk from the West End MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. It is a small urban mall with stores including Maxway, Foot Locker, Radio Shack and Rainbow Apparel. All northbound and southbound trains stop at the West End Station, but … Continue reading MARTA to the Mall at West End

MARTA to Spelman College

Spelman College is southwest of downtown Atlanta near the West End and Ashby MARTA stations. Explore car-free transit options below. Walk/Bike The campus is about a 15-minute walk away from the West End MARTA station. Turn right on Lee Street after exiting the station and walk north for about three blocks. Shuttle The AUC/Woodruff Shuttle (view … Continue reading MARTA to Spelman College

Morehouse College bell

MARTA to Morehouse College

Morehouse College is an all-male liberal arts college in southwest Atlanta in between the Ashby and the West End MARTA station. Famous alumni include Martin Luther King Jr., Samuel L. Jackson and Spike Lee, and the college participates in the MARTA University Pass program, so students should contact the school to inquire about discounted MARTA fare. … Continue reading MARTA to Morehouse College

Joel Chandler Harris House - Wren's Nest

MARTA to the Wren’s Nest

The Wren's Nest is the preserved home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remis stories and creator of Brer Rabbit. At 1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., the Queen Anne style house (built around 1870) is a 15-minute walk away from the West End MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Tours are available … Continue reading MARTA to the Wren’s Nest

MARTA to Bank of America

If you need to do some banking or use an ATM, there are several Bank of America's near train stations: Five Points In the heart of downtown Atlanta, this full-service banking location is less than a block away from MARTA. Follow the signs to the Peachtree Street exit at street level, and immediately after exiting the fare gates … Continue reading MARTA to Bank of America