Historic neighborhood with gracious homes

Ansley Park is one of Atlanta’s premiere intown neighborhoods. In addition to its prime location nestled between Piedmont Park and Midtown Atlanta, Ansley Park is also one of Atlanta’s wealthier communities. Gorgeous, stately homes sit back from wide, winding, tree-lined avenues and long parks thread throughout the neighborhood. A major amenity of Ansley Park is the Ansley Golf Club, an exclusive club situated along the Atlanta BeltLine. Another major attraction is the Atlanta Botanical Gardens that buffer Piedmont Park and the neighborhood to the south. The shops and restaurants of Ansley Mall are conveniently close and soon will be accessible by the Atlanta BeltLine.



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Where are the boundaries of the Ansley Park neighborhood?

Ansley Park is formed by the Atlanta BeltLine tracks and Piedmont Avenue / Piedmont Park to the east, roughly 15th Street to the south, and Peachtree Street to the east. At Beverly Road, the border goes back east and wraps around Ansley Golf Course to the Spring Buford Connector and the BeltLine tracks.

Brief history of Ansley Park

Ansley Park dates back to 1904 and has secured its spot as a Historic District on the on the National Register of Historic Places. Several leading Atlanta businessmen, spearheaded by Edwin P. Ansley, invested in a large plot of land just north of Atlanta. In purchasing the land from George Washington Collier, Mr. Ansley intended to build an urban oasis with streets wide enough for automobiles while breaking away from the grid structure of some previous garden suburbs. By 1930, the neighborhood was mostly complete and covered 275 acres.  

How does the Atlanta BeltLine connect with Ansley Park?

The Atlanta BeltLine passes under interstate 85 at the northern end of Ansley Park and heads south, forming the entire northeastern border of the neighborhood. You can easily walk this part, which affords you expansive views of Ansley Golf Club and the Midtown skyline. Home Depot volunteers also helped reinforce an old railroad trestle soaring over a serpentine Clear Creek, which will be a wonderful green space before too long.

What schools are in Ansley Park?

The younger residents of Ansley Park attend Atlanta Public Schools, specifically:
Morningside Elementary School  
Inman Middle School
Henry W. Grady High School

How can you get involved in your Ansley Park community?

For more information on Ansley Park and to join the Ansley Park Civic Association , please visit http://www.ansleypark.org . The Ansleyphile is the local newsletter and you can also request to be added to the Ansley Park email list. The neighborhood also has a Yahoo group called ansleyparkinformation: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ansleyparkinformation .

 

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