Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District, Atlanta, GA
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Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Neighborhood Guide Atlanta, GA

About

The Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark District in Atlanta, Georgia is a vibrant and historic neighborhood. It is the birthplace of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is home to the King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and his childhood home. The district is located east of downtown Atlanta, with close proximity to Interstate 20 and public transportation options including the Atlanta Streetcar and MARTA.

What You Will Love about martin luther king jr landmark district, atlanta, georgia

  • The area is steeped in history, with several well-preserved sites and monuments dedicated to Dr. King and the civil rights movement.
  • The community is vibrant and diverse, offering a unique blend of historic and cultural experiences.
  • It is conveniently located, providing easy access to downtown Atlanta and other parts of the city.

What’s Nearby

The Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark District is near downtown Atlanta, providing quick access to its bustling business and entertainment hubs. The district is adjacent to Sweet Auburn, a historic African-American neighborhood known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant culinary scene. It's also close to the popular Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, a multi-use trail popular for walking and biking.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in and around the Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark District is rich with history and cultural diversity. The district is a hub for civil rights history and education, making it a meaningful place to live or visit. The nearby areas offer a range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, making it a hub of activity and engagement for its residents.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 429 restaurants, 33 grocery stores, and 63 parks within a mile of the Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark District neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Yourvitaminlady Herb Shop

    Dining and Drinking, Restaurant, Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Herbs and Spices Store, Furniture and Home Store

    392 Auburn Ave NE

  • GROCERY
    PHresh and Funky

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    20 Jackson St SE

  • GROCERY
    Staplehouse Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    541 Edgewood Ave SE

  • GROCERY
    Municipal Market Company

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    0.3 miles

    209 Edgewood Ave SE

  • GROCERY
    Miss D's Pralines

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    209 Edgewood Ave SE

  • GROCERY
    Curb Produce

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    209 Edgewood Ave SE

Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Apartments and Rentals

130 Rental properties in Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District, Atlanta, GA.

  • Lumen at Grant Park property

    $1,485+

    Lumen at Grant Park

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    589–1372 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Alton East property

    $1,329+

    Alton East

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    450–1560 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • Anthem on Ashley property

    $1,849+

    Anthem on Ashley

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    682–1415 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Mariposa Lofts property

    $1,536+

    Mariposa Lofts

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    683–1338 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • Camden Fourth Ward property

    $1,689+

    Camden Fourth Ward

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    637–1153 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • Avery property

    $900+

    Avery

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    400–1000 Sqft

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
7.8%
0.7%
utilities
2.4%
19.3%
food
1.1%
1.3%
transportation
1.5%
0.3%
healthcare
1.1%
9.3%

Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Demographics

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Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Reviews

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  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Well Lit

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Transportation

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Atlanta Streetcar - King Historic District

Train Stop

Auburn Ave NE

Atlanta Streetcar - Dobbs Plaza

Train Stop

Auburn Ave NE

Vectour Group

Other

236 Auburn Ave NE

Source: foursquare.com

Martin Luther King Jr Landmark District Schools

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