Reynoldstown is the perfect Intown Atlanta neighborhood for families looking to be close to everything but not in the center of the action. Situated directly between DeKalb Avenue and Interstate 20, residents of Reynoldstown can drive into town in a matter of minutes or hop on the MARTA train right in their own neighborhood.
Reynoldstown is also home to a segment of the popular Atlanta BeltLine, allowing residents to walk or bike to nearby neighborhoods such as Inman Park and Cabbagetown or even all the way to the Georgia Dome. Families can enjoy the outdoors in Reynoldstown’s Gateway and Lang-Carson parks, as well as their own backyards. The neighborhood boasts a high walkability score, so residents of Reynoldstown have wonderful restaurants and convenient shopping within walking distance of their homes.
The culture of historical Reynoldstown is diverse, with young families, artists, students, and residents whose families settled there in the 1920s. It was originally founded by freed slaves, a heritage which they celebrate annually with the popular Wheelbarrow Festival which features a parade and live music and entertainment.
Children in Reynoldstown attend Whitefoord Elementary, a popular public school in the neighboring Edgewood area and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, a top-ranked public school just south of Reynoldstown in Grant Park. The public high school for the area is Maynard H. Jackson High, another great school just south of Reynoldstown in Glenwood Park. There are also highly ranked charter schools and private schools nearby to ensure children receive the best education available.
If you’re looking for a place to raise a family in one of Atlanta’s most livable Intown neighborhoods, Reynoldstown is the perfect option. With easy transportation options and plenty of local activities, Reynoldstown is a great place to call home.