Welcome to Cabbagetown
While many will dispute about how this historical neighborhood got its name, most will agree Cabbagetown is a vibrant, eclectic arts community perfect for a visionary lifestyle.
- The people who live here are Professionals, Hipsters, Artists, Empty Nesters, Long Time Residents, Musicians, Visionaries, Students.
- Great for Cultural Activities, History, Arts, Festivals, Food, Street Art, Eclectic Feel, Skyline Views, Pet Friendly
- Area highlights include Oakland Cemetery, Carroll Street, Arts District, Krog Street Tunnel, Cabbagetown Park, The Beltline, Zoo Atlanta, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum
Cabbagetown is a historic neighborhood on the east side of Atlanta near Inman Park, Reynoldstown and Grant Park. As one of Atlanta’s most unique neighborhoods, you will find a mix of young families to creative types who thrive on living in this charming and character-filled community.
Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, Cabbagetown consists of a variety of early 1900 lofts, townhomes and bungalows, as well as new construction lofts and condos. The area is considered very affordable for Atlanta and is expected to only increase in value over the next several years.
Bordering the historic Oakland Cemetery, Cabbagetown was constructed as a mill town in 1881 and was one of the first textile processing mills built in the south. Like many mill towns of the day, streets were constructed to be narrow with short blocks and numerous intersections. At one time the mill employed 2,600 people, until it declined and finally closed in 1977. The area was greatly overlooked until the early 1990s, when Cabbagetown was revitalized with the arrival of inspired artists and musicians. The mill itself is now known as the Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts, the nation’s largest residential loft community.
Cabbagetown thrives on its arts and music community, hosting several cultural events every year including Halloween tours through Oakland Cemetery and Chomp and Stomp in Cabbagetown Park, a bluegrass and chili festival that takes place in November. Street art, graffiti and tags are prominent and sometimes encouraged in the neighborhood, and are managed by the Wallkeepers Committee of the Cabbagetown Initiative, who allow well-known artists to paint murals around the community.