Featured Neighborhoods: Morningside

Morningside, a consolidated neighborhood comprised of the titular former subdivisions as well as several others, is a thriving residential area just northwest of Midtown Atlanta. Community is king in this district, with locals mingling over a number of annual events and celebrations – or simply greeting one another while strolling the scenic paths that permeate the neighborhood.

Discover for yourself why Morningside is so popular with Atlanta residents seeking a more suburban feel, without sacrificing the excitement and amenities of the big city.


Residential architecture in Morningside is an eclectic mix of styles, many popular towards the beginning of the 20th century, when neighborhood construction began in earnest. From fashionable stucco homes in the Mediterranean style (an excellent collection of which can be found on Sherwood Road) to Tudors and houses in the Jacobean-revival style, Morningside puts its greatest treasures on display for the world to see.

Culture and Daily Life

Development of the area that would become Morningside/Lenox Park took place largely in the 1920s and 1930s, and began with the construction of numerous luxury homes – each accessible via the burgeoning electric streetcar network. The neighborhood enjoys a characteristic Southern charm, and is decorated with rows of dogwood and crate myrtle trees, making it a pedestrian’s delight. Residents are characteristically close-knit. You can find residents enjoying local fare at Rosebud Restaurant, Doc Chey’s, or Alon’s Bakery.

School System

Morningside is a part of the Atlanta Public School district. Nearby schools include Morningside Elementary, followed by Inman Middle School and Grady High – all acclaimed centers of education and some of the top options in the state of Georgia.


A largely residential community, Morningside eschews the bustle of industry in favor of picturesque homes, relaxing restaurants, and warm retail shops. Rather than working in the limited number of businesses here, many locals commute each day to the nearby neighborhoods of Midtown and Downtown Atlanta, both just minutes away. features the best real estate opportunities in the Atlanta area. Visit today for more information.

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