Virginia Highland was established in the early 1900s, and today, it is an eclectic, friendly and energetic community.
Virginia Highland real estate offers everything from charming bungalows to stately two-story traditional homes, condos and apartment living options. There are sidewalk cafes and upscale, progressive restaurants; art galleries and coffee houses; diverse shopping options and night life. Nearby attractions also include Piedmont Park, The Carter Center and Fernbank Science Center.
Atkins Park, within Virginia Highlands, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Plus, the Virginia Highlands Civic Association hosts the annual Summerfest – a top-rated Atlanta festival – and the annual home tour.
The driving directions detailed on the Virginia Highlands official website are as follows: Virginia Highland is located 5 minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta. From either Peachtree Street or the I-75/85 Connector, take 10th Street east several blocks to its end at Monroe Drive. Turn right on Monroe. At the first traffic light take a left on Virginia Avenue. Go to the second traffic light, Highland Avenue, the heart of Virginia Highland. You can also view a detailed map here.
Virginia Highlands is zoned for Atlanta Public Schools. Kids attend Springdale Park Elementary, Inman Middle School and Henry W. Grady High School.