East Lake, Atlanta, GA

East Lake Neighborhood Guide Atlanta, GA

About

East Lake, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a vibrant neighborhood known for its golfing tradition and deep-rooted history. The neighborhood is bordered by the major roads- Hosea L. Williams Drive, Candler Road, and Glenwood Avenue. Home to the historic East Lake Golf Club, it's also the birthplace of the legendary golfer, Bobby Jones. The community embodies both historic and hip vibes with its charming bungalows and successful revitalization projects.

What You Will Love about East Lake, Atlanta, Georgia

  • The neighborhood is home to renowned East Lake Golf Club, making it a golfer's paradise.
  • East Lake exudes a strong sense of community with its frequent neighborhood events and southern hospitality.
  • It boasts a balanced mix of historic charm and modern amenities, with revitalized shopping and dining options.

What’s Nearby

East Lake is nestled near the heart of Atlanta, providing easy access to downtown and all the city's attractions. It's in proximity to the hip Kirkwood neighborhood that offers unique eateries and shops. The scenic Charlie Yates Golf Course and the historic Decatur Square are also nearby.

Lifestyle

Life in East Lake reflects a unique blend of laid-back suburban comfort and urban accessibility. It's a neighborhood where you'll find residents jogging or walking their dogs along tree-lined streets or cheering on golf tournaments. With an array of local eateries, shops, and parks, there's an undeniable sense of community and vibrancy.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 49 restaurants, 17 grocery stores, and 25 parks within a mile of the East Lake neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Heartbeat of Atlanta

    Community and Government, Organization, Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    2325 Glenwood Ave SE

  • GROCERY
    Publix

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    2235 Glenwood Ave SE

  • GROCERY
    Hop N Shop Food Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    710 E Lake Dr

  • GROCERY
    Oakhurst Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    650 E Lake Dr

  • SHOPPING
    Walmart

    Retail, Big Box Store, Discount Store

    1.6 miles

    2427 Gresham Rd SE

  • GROCERY
    Wahoo Wine & Provisions

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Cheese Store, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    1.6 miles

    1036 W College Ave

East Lake Apartments and Rentals

108 Rental properties in East Lake, Atlanta, GA.

  • The Kirkwood Apartments property

    $1,666+

    The Kirkwood Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    699–1458 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Broadstone Pullman property

    $1,295+

    Broadstone Pullman

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    514–1213 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Flats at East Atlanta property

    $1,599+

    Flats at East Atlanta

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    765–1238 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Ella Apartments property

    $1,100+

    Ella Apartments

    Studio–7 Beds • 1–6 Baths

    464–3257 Sqft

    8 Units Available

  • 2375 Brentford Place property

    $1,775

    2375 Brentford Place

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2375 Brentford Pl. property

    $1,775

    2375 Brentford Pl.

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
6.7%
2.4%
utilities
1.4%
15.1%
food
0.8%
1.3%
transportation
1.1%
0.5%
healthcare
0.7%
7.8%

East Lake Demographics

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East Lake Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Near Highways

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

East Lake Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

49/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

44/100
Bike Score®

East Lake Schools

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