If you’re looking for one of the top 5 hottest neighborhoods in the United States—you’ve found it. Deserving of the title, Riverside Atlanta is an eclectic neighborhood nestled along the Chattahoochee River in Intown Atlanta’s newly transformed Upper Westside. It boasts the best of both worlds: plenty of greenspaces quietly hidden away in the heart of the city. Ready to learn more about Riverside Atlanta? Find the answers to all of your questions about the area below.
What is Riverside Atlanta known for?
Riverside Atlanta is a cozy and quaint neighborhood with a strong sense of community and pride. A focus on preserving the charm of the neighborhood and natural areas like parks, trails, and river access make Riverside Atlanta GA an idyllic area to call home. An active neighborhood association plans social events to bring neighbors together on a regular basis, while a group of volunteer block captains keeps an eye on their neighboring homes with the safety and security of all residents in mind.
Despite the quiet atmosphere, you won’t have to go far to enjoy all that Riverside Atlanta has to offer. Nearby parks, cafés, and neighborhood entertainment are just a short walk away, and if exploring the city is on your list, Riverside is a short commute to Midtown, Buckhead, and Downtown Atlanta via easy access to I-285 and I-75/85.
Because Riverside Atlanta shares borders with west Buckhead Atlanta, residents enjoy the same top-notch school district as their Buckhead neighbors. Schools include highly rated Bolton Academy (elementary school), Sutton Middle School, and North Atlanta High School. In Riverside Atlanta, you get the benefit of a neighborly, small-town community feeling in an exceptional school system without the Buckhead price tag.
Are new homes are available in Riverside Atlanta?
Brock Built is bringing better living to Riverside Atlanta with personalized townhomes at one of its newest communities, Riverline. Townhomes at Riverline combine the quality and luxury that Brock Built is known for in a variety of three-story floorplans starting at 2,000+ SF. Floorplans feature 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, garages, and welcoming decks for outdoor living. Inside, three floors boast plenty of space for entertaining and private living with flexible space on the terrace level for your choice of a home office, fitness studio, or guest bedroom. You will fall in love with the personalized finishes in the spacious gourmet kitchen and living room, expansive walk-in closets, and luxurious spa-inspired bathrooms.
The intentional features don’t end inside the home. Riverline’s community amenities include beautifully appointed curb appeal, an abundance of natural foliage, greenspace, and a wooded walking trail connected to nearby Spinks-Collins Park.
What parks and outdoor activities are in or around Riverside Atlanta?
Riverside Atlanta is known for its serene, natural setting. Atlanta Magazine calls it “intown’s front porch to the Chattahoochee River” due to its proximity to the river and its surrounding natural resources. Protecting the area around Riverside Atlanta is important to its residents; regular neighborhood meetings are held by the Riverside Neighborhood Association (RNA) to address the quality of living and make important decisions as a community regarding its pathways, protected green space, access to the Chattahoochee River, and developing other shared spaces.
Spink-Collins Park, connected to Riverline by its private, wooded walking trail, is a 21-acre park with 2 miles of winding, shaded trails. The park also features a playground, fitness trail, grills, and picnic tables. You may even stumble upon hidden ruins, leftover walls of old stone buildings that no longer exist. There are plans to expand the paths in the park to connect it with the Beltline and Silver Comet Trail, opening endless pathways around the city.
The Riverline community is also a quick 10-minute drive to the brand new Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry, which recently opened in August 2021 and has quickly become Atlanta’s favorite new park. What was once a quarry and reservoir, known for a certain zombie TV show filming location, will soon become Atlanta’s largest park. Once fully completed, Westside Park will boast 280 acres of walking trails, biking paths, public art, playgrounds, sports fields, event venues, and an overlook to view the reservoir.
What are the popular things to do in or near Riverside Atlanta?
While the outdoor opportunities are endless, there are activities close by for rainy days too. Just a short drive away from Riverside Atlanta is The Works, an all-new lifestyle destination where you can shop, sip, dine, and unwind. The Works offers boutique and specialty shopping, hair and nail services, a brewery, and a large food hall with a variety of dining options.
Top nearby entertainment attractions include Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the Georgia Aquarium, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights—all just a short drive from your front porch. Interlock, the brand new live-work-play destination, has something for everyone from PuttShack modern mini-golf to Rooftop LOA—an upcoming rooftop resort with a pool, restaurant, and bar. If shopping is your thing, browse boutiques, specialty stores, and department stores at Atlantic Station or Westside Provisions.
What restaurants and cafes are in Riverside Atlanta?
You’ll become a “regular” at the local spots in no time. Riverside Atlanta offers a number of vibrant and eclectic eateries just minutes away from Riverline by foot or by car. Cherished by neighbors for their morning brew, Bellwood Coffee offers locally-roasted coffee and One Luv Cafe serves authentic Jamaican cuisine just steps away from the neighborhood. Treat your group—even the dog—to pub fare at neighborhood favorite and dog-friendly Public House 28, a casual spot with quick and delicious traditional bites and brews the whole crew will enjoy.
Nearby at The Works, you’ll have no problem finding food for even the pickiest of eaters. Chattahoochee Food Works is a massive food hall with more than 30 different food stalls with unique and eclectic fare ranging from cheesesteaks to vegan rice bowls, pad thai to tacos, and everything in between. A cocktail bar and brewery make it “the” spot for happy hour and late-night gatherings. You can also find casual and fine dining at nearby Westside Provisions, Interlock, and Atlantic Station.
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