Welcome to the Emory/Briarcliff Area
Bordering Decatur and North Druid Hills, this thriving neighborhood is home to a diverse international community, students, families, professionals, commuters and everyone else in between.
- The people who live here are Professionals, Families, Longtime Residents, Commuters, First-Time Homebuyers, Outdoor Enthusiasts, Students.
- Great for Proximity to Places of Worship, Schools, Parks, History, Pet Friendly, The Arts, Cultural Experiences, Business, Shopping, MARTA Access, Interstate Access
- Area highlights include Decatur Square, Toco Hills, Emory University, North DeKalb Mall, Mason Mill Park, Medlock Park, Ira B. Melton Park, Clyde Shepard Nature Preserve, Washington Park Cemetery, DeKalb Farmers Market, Briarcliff Mansion, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Northlake Mall
The Emory/Briarcliff Area is known its enthusiasm for culture, community, and charm. The area is home to top-rated universities and hospitals, making it one of the most sought after locations for those in the medical and academic fields. Emory Briarcliff also has an abundant transnational community, which adds to the appeal and philosophy of the area. The neighborhood is home to some of the most popular international spots in the city, including the DeKalb Farmers Market, a favorite among local chefs.
Real estate in the Emory Briarcliff is affordable and established. There are many options to choose from including single-family homes, townhomes, and condos. With a mixture of large, upscale estates to student-housing for Emory University’s Clairmont Campus, homes in this area are as diverse as the people who live here. Prices remain steady and are only expected to grow in value as demand for the area increases.
There are several parks and greenspaces in this neighborhood to meet the needs of any outdoor enthusiast, including Mason Mill Park, Medlock Park, Ira B. Melton Park, Mary Scott Nature Park, and Clyde Shepard Nature Preserve, which house walking trails, playgrounds, activity centers, soccer fields and picnic pavilions. Shopping is a mixture of independent boutiques and larger indoor or outdoor malls, such as Northlake Mall or Toco Hills Shopping Center. Restaurants offer a large variety as well, from well-known chains to ethnic eateries.
Emory University’s Clairmont Campus, Emory University Hospital, DeKalb Medical Center, and the Centers for Disease Control are all located in the area, which makes it a thriving neighborhood for professionals, medical practitioners, and those in academia. Business commuters love the proximity to other Atlanta neighborhoods and business districts. This community is located within minutes of I-285 and Highway 78, and popular backroads such as North Decatur Road and North Druid Hills run directly through.