Live in the Heart

Home Park is the heart of West Midtown Atlanta.  We offer walkable residential streets with a mature tree canopy and great restaurants, retail, services, and businesses along our commercial streets. We are fantastically situated between Atlantic Station, Georgia Tech, the Westside, and Techwood Drive along the Downtown Connector.

Our residential district is bordered by Northside Drive, Techwood Drive, 10th Street, and 16th Street. Yet it is also home to media entities CBS Atlanta WGCL-TV, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and Turner Broadcasting System.

Come eat, shop, or live in Home Park – one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Atlanta!

Want to Build or Buy in Home Park

Houses:
Home Park covers approximately 450 acres and contains 945 residential parcels. The oldest house dates back to 1890. The neighborhood features an urban blend of bungalow, traditional, and contemporary construction built over the last 100 years. The development of Atlantic Station in 2005 added 125 houses, town homes, and duplexes along the northern edge of the neighborhood along 16th Street.

Home Park provides a unique cradle-to-career educational opportunity with high-quality academics from pre-school through college. Our schools are some of the highest performing public schools in the city as part of the Grady High School cluster and we have Georgia Tech on our Southern border.

R. Kirk Landon Learning Center –  1015 Tumlin Street, Atlanta, GA 30318
404-249-1500

The Home Park/Landon Learning Center is a NAEYC-accredited early care and education center operated by Bright Horizons for children six weeks through five years old. The center’s enrollment is open to families affiliated with Georgia Tech and Home Park. 20% of the Enrollment space is dedicated to Home Park residents.  Additionally, Home Park residents get a discount on Learning Center Fees.

The Children’s Campus @ Georgia Tech – 251 10th Street, Atlanta, GA 30318
404-385-2248

A great place to learn, discover and grow! The Children’s Campus @ Georgia Tech is located in Midtown Atlanta on the campus of The Georgia Institute of Technology, in Building F of the graduate student housing. The primary client for our center is Georgia Tech faculty, staff, students and alumni. We are also open to residents of the Home Park Community.

Centennial Academy – 531 Luckie Street, Atlanta, GA 30313
404-802-8550

Centennial Academy is a math, science, and technology theme school located just north of downtown Atlanta and was recently named a Distinguished School for the ninth consecutive year. Centennial Place benefits from its unique location and strong partnerships with area businesses and institutions including Coca-Cola and Georgia Tech.

Inman Middle School – 774 Virginia Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
404-802-3200

Inman Middle School was recently named a Highest Performing School by the Georgia Department of Education. Inman was one of only four middle schools statewide, and two Atlanta Public Schools, to make this distinguished list. Inman’s diverse student body includes families from neighborhoods including Ansley Park, Morningside, Virginia Highlands, Home Park, Downtown, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, and Candler Park.

Grady High School – 929 Charles Allen Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
404-802-3001

Grady High School provides excellence in public education epitomized by their motto: “Individually we are different… together we are Grady.” In addition to excellent academics, Grady boasts award-winning programs including their student newspaper (The Southerner), Mock Trial and Debate teams, and championship athletics. The Grady cluster includes Centennial Place Elementary, Hope Hill Elementary, Mary Lin Elementary, Morningside Elementary, Springdale Park Elementary, and Inman Middle.

For more information about the Atlanta Public School district, please visit their website . Information about our elected Board of Education members can be found here.

Local Attractions and Restaurants

Historic Maps & Photos

Techwood Drive
Techwood Drive along the east side of the Georgia Tech campus in the late 1940s. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
Hemphill Avenue at Atlantic Drive
Hemphill Avenue at Atlantic Drive - Facing due north at the former intersection of Hemphill Ave and Atlantic Drive in April 1946. Hemphill is the street on the left with street car tracks and Atlantic is on the right. The streets were removed in 1970 when Georgia Tech expanded. The site is currently on the central Georgia Tech campus at the Campanile Fountain located between the Student Center and the Clough Undergraduate Learning Center. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
Church on Hemphill Avenue at Clayton Street
Church on Hemphill Avenue at Clayton Street - The church which stood at the NE corner of the intersection of Hemphill Ave and Clayton Street was photographed in February 1947. This intersection is now part of the Georgia Tech campus. Clayton Street was renamed and became part of Ferst Drive in 1970. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
Atlantic Steel Company on Northside Drive at 14th Street and Hemphill Avenue
Atlantic Steel Company on Northside Drive at 14th Street and Hemphill Avenue - Facing south on Northside Drive at 14th Street in February 1954. Hemphill Avenue veers to the left. The Atlantic Steel Company building on the left still stands and is now the Institute on Paper Science Technology at Georgia Tech. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
14th Street at Techwood Drive
14th Street at Techwood Drive - Facing west on the 14th Street bridge at Techwood Drive atop the relatively new Downtown Connector. Circa 1955. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
House at 1083 Atlantic Drive
House at 1083 Atlantic Drive - This house still stands at 1083 Atlantic Drive near the intersection of Hunerkopf Street. Photo courtesy of the Georgia State University Library Digital Collection.
Aerial View of Atlantic Steel and Home Park
Aerial View of Atlantic Steel and Home Park - Circa 1955. This view is facing east towards Midtown. Home Park is in the forested section in the upper right portion of the photo where 16th Street is visible. The newly finished Downtown Connector spans the top of the photo with the 14th Street Bridge in the top right. Atlantic Steel is in the center. Bishop Street is in the lower center of the photo. The Atlantic Steel site had a pond which is in the same spot as the current pond and park at Atlantic Station. Can you imagine what Midtown was like before the Downtown Connector was constructed starting in 1950?
Church at Hemphill Avenue at Ferst Drive
Church at Hemphill Avenue at Ferst Drive - Hemphill Avenue church circa 1965. The side of the house visible in the upper right corner still stands as a fraternity house on Ferst Drive. Both buildings were purchased by Georgia Tech in 1965 and the church become home to DramaTech for many years. The former church site is currently a building for the Georgia Tech Police Department. This building is also shown in the black and white photo from in 1946 on the picture above. Photo courtesy of the Georgia Tech Capital Planning & Space Management Digital Archive
Atop the Physics Building at Georgia Tech
Atop the Physics Building at Georgia Tech - Facing north from the physics building at State Street and Clayton Street (now Ferst Drive) in 1967. State Street is to the left. The new nuclear reactor is in the lower right. The nuclear reactor was removed from this site in 2013. Courtesy of Professor Edward W. Thomas at Georgia Tech.
Wiggins Scale Company on Hemphill Avenue at McMillan Street
Wiggins Scale Company on Hemphill Avenue at McMillan Street - Former business located at the current Rocky Mountain Pizza building. Photo was taken in May 1985. Photo courtesy of the Georgia Tech Capital Planning & Space Management Digital Archive
The Cherokee Barber Shop on 10th Street at Hemphill Avenue
The Cherokee Barber Shop on 10th Street at Hemphill Avenue - Facing southwest at the corner of 10th Street and Hemphill Ave. This photo was taken in April 1982. The Georgia Tech Institute for Paper Science Technology is now on this site. Photo courtesy of the Georgia Tech Capital Planning & Space Management Digital Archive