Atlanta Historic Districts and Homes For Sale

Atlanta may have been burned during the civil war, but many of the grand homes of the Reconstruction Era still stand today and many are for sale and available to purchase. If you are looking for a home with a story behind it, look to the Atlanta homes built prior to 1919. Many of these homes have original woodwork, multiple fireplaces, tall ceilings, casement windows, leaded and stained glass and incredible character lacking in the newer homes built today. Homes range from impeccable restorations to homes waiting for your touch to bring them back to life. Some of the prominent neighborhoods included here are Ansley Park, Druid Hills, Inman Park, Grant Park, Buckhead, Kirkwood, The West End, Historic College Park and Decatur’s Oakhurst and MAK Districts.

Atlanta has over 75 additional historic districts scattered around the many miles and beautiful rolling hills of north Georgia. Highlights include:

The West End Historic District is one one the earliest neighborhoods beginning in the 1830’s at the White Hall Inn.

Inman Park was the first suburb of Atlanta due to the streetcar built in the 1880’s.

Cabbagetown Historic District was built on and around the place where the Atlanta Rolling Mill was built in 1858 – to straighten railroad tracks damaged during the Civil War.

Grant Park may be the most interesting historic district in the Atlanta area. It encompasses Grant Park itself, started in 1882. It’s the fourth largest park in the city.

Ansley Park was created from 1904 to 1908 and stands today as one the finest neighborhoods in Atlanta. 

The Fox Theatre historic district is the closest historic area north of Downtown.

Midtown Historic District is a residential neighborhood east of the Midtown commercial district.

Druid Hills was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect of Central Park, New York City.

Virginia Highland. This neighborhood is currently trying to establish their historic district. However, the homes of Atkins Park are already designated and the 1920’s commercial areas along Highland Avenue are some of the reasons this neighborhood has been voted Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood for several years.

The uber fabulous Tuxedo Park in Buckhead is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Don’t miss some of the most beautiful and lavish homes anywhere in the Southeast.

To the north of Atlanta is Roswell, GA. This Atlanta suburb has some of Atlanta’s last remaining antebellum structures and is not to be missed if you are a history buff.

Neighborhoods worth a look if an Historic home is what you’re considering.

  • Acworth-Collins Ave
  • Adair Park
  • Agnes Scott College
  • Ansley Park
  • Atkins Park
  • Atlanta University Center
  • Baltimore Block
  • Berkeley Park
  • Brookhaven
  • Brookwood Hills
  • Cabbagetown
  • Candler Park
  • Clarkdale
  • College Park
  • Collier Heights
  • Covington (3 districts)
  • Conyers
  • Decatur (5 districts)
  • Douglasville
  • Druid Hills
  • East Point Industrial District
  • Emory Grove
  • Euclid Ave
  • Fairburn
  • Gainesville (5 districts)
  • Garden Hills
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Grant Park
  • Hapeville
  • Howell Interlocking
  • Inman Park-Moreland
  • Jonesboro
  • Kennesaw (4 districts)
  • King Plow / Railroad
  • Kirkwood
  • Knight Park-Howell Station
  • Lakewood Heights
  • Marietta (4 districts)
  • Means St
  • Midtown
  • Mozley Park
  • Newnan (6 districts)
  • Oakland City
  • Peachtree Park
  • Pittsburgh
  • Reynoldstown
  • Roscoe-Dunaway Gardens
  • Southern Railway-North Avenue Yards
  • Sunset Avenue
  • Stately Oaks Plantation (Jonesboro)
  • Stone Mountain Village
  • University Park-Emory
  • Virginia-Highland
  • Washington Park
  • West End
  • Winnona Park
  • Whittier Mill Village


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