Welcome to Poncey Highland
Just two miles northeast of downtown and south of Ponce de Leon Avenue, this vibrant neighborhood is home to lively restaurants, eclectic shops and a thriving arts scene.
- The people who live here are Professionals, Hipsters, Students, Artists, Young Families to Empty Nesters, Long Time Residents, Visionaries
- Great for Music, Foodies, Local Scene, Artsy Shops, Walking, Greenspace, Outdoor Enthusiasts
- Area highlights include The BeltLine, Freedom Park, Ponce City Market, Little 5 Points, The Highland Inn, Highland Ballroom, Manuel’s Tavern, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and the Carter Center, Plaza Theatre, Clermont Lounge
Poncey Highland is an interesting combination of artsy longtime residents and young professionals, who enjoy walkability, greenspace, and local eateries all with a creative vibe. With historic charm in a prime location, the area has become one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Atlanta, offering a perfect mixture of vision and value.
Established between 1905 and 1930, Poncey Highland is home to many of Atlanta’s historic buildings, including the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant, the Western Electric Company building, Briarcliff Plaza, and the Clermont Hotel.
In this unique neighborhood, you will find trendy eateries, unique shops, art galleries, and sidewalk entertainment. Freedom Park is where you will find many residents enjoying the open greenspace while others will be exploring the BeltLine’s walking and biking paths. Ponce City Market, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and the Carter Center are also attractions for visitors and locals alike. A night, you may see your neighbors enjoying a late meal at the historic Majestic Diner or catching an independent film at the Plaza Theatre.
Interstate access is simple. MARTA has several bus stops, and Poncey Highland is just south of Virginia Highland, west of Candler Park and north of Inman Park, giving residents easy access to some of Atlanta’s other unique communities.