Welcome to Morningside
Convenience and tranquility merge in this idyllic Atlanta neighborhood
Tree-lined streets and a thoughtful mix of architectural styles are hallmarks of the neighborhood of Morningside. This conveniently-located neighborhood sits in the middle of bordering communities such as Emory Village, Virginia-Highland, Ansley Park, Piedmont Heights, and Woodland Hills. It is situated just over three miles outside of Downtown Atlanta.
On top of being a fantastic place to live, Morningside is highly convenient. Around the area, you can shop at local and national retailers, find an outstanding dining experience, spend a relaxing day in one of the area’s parks, and quickly access many nearby schools. It’s easy to see why families, couples, working professionals, and retirees love living in this community.
In the neighborhood, you’ll discover homes that span from colonial to ranch to American Craftsman style. Nothing looks cookie-cutter about this part of Atlanta. While homes in Morningside tend to be a bit more costly than average, you can find properties that suit most budgets.
What to Love
- Convenient location in Intown Atlanta
- Quiet community
- Home to numerous parks — including Piedmont Park
- Close to shopping and dining
People & Lifestyle
Morningside has an unmatched charm that is hard to find near a large city. Strolling down residential roads, you can’t help but feel a sense of calm and peace. No two homes look exactly the same, so there is plenty to explore when out on a walk or a run.
Individuals, couples, and families who desire an easygoing pace of life in a beautiful neighborhood should consider moving to Morningside. Enveloped by desirable amenities and conveniences, it is easy to see why so many people relocate to this community.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Although most of Morningside is heavily residential, there are excellent places to both shop and dine.
Along North Highland Avenue Northeast, there is a selection of resident-favorite boutiques that serve the community with exceptional offerings. Locals frequent stores such as Highland Diamond jewelry store, Highland Fine Wine, and Highland Runners. A short distance away, visit the Morningside Farmers Market to pick up locally produced goods. The market is open Saturdays between 8:00 am and 11:30 am.
Residing in Morningside means that many of Atlanta’s best restaurants are just minutes from home. As you begin to explore the area, make plans to dine at Grana, The Colonnade, Fat Matt’s Rib Shack, Atmosphere Restaurant, Varuni Napoli, Nino’s Italian Restaurant, Green Sprout Vegetarian, Casseroles, The Family Dog, and Doc Chey’s Noodle House.
Things to Do
Not sure how to spend your days off while living in Morningside? This neighborhood is overflowing with places to unwind and live your best life.
As you will quickly realize, Morningside is brimming with community parks. Complete with playgrounds, sports courts, hiking trails, and more, each space has something unique to offer. Favorite area parks include Lenox-Wildwood Park, Homestead Park, Hillpine Park, Noble Park, and Beech Valley Park.
One of the most notable parks in the area is Piedmont Park. This massive space hosts monthly and annual events (including a farmers market) and has multiple dog parks, jogging paths, and basketball courts. On the same grounds, you can also visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the Piedmont Park Aquatic Center, and the Sharon Lester Tennis Center. In the center of the park, you can admire the stunning views of Lake Clara Meer, where swimming is also permitted.
Morningside is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: