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