Castleberry Hill is a growing community near downtown Atlanta with a diverse population of residents and retail establishments. The Castleberry Hill area is the most complete remaining warehouse district southwest of downtown and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

History

The district near midtown began as industrial manufacturing and warehousing. In the 1980s and 1990s, it experienced a revival as the old warehouses transformed into an art district, and the area developed a creative vibe. Many of the old warehouses were converted to lofts and are now the most common type of housing in the district.

Art Scene

Visit galleries and studios with art in a variety of mediums such as fine art and photography at the Besharat Gallery and Marcia Wood Gallery. The Zucot Gallery showcases work of living African-American artists and is the largest gallery of its kind in the Southeast. Every second Friday, the Castleberry Hill art district holds the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll where the area near midtown is home to numerous galleries and you can visit the local eateries and businesses. The event has been called the best art stroll in Atlanta.

Movie Tours

Movies, TV shows, music videos, and commercials including the first seasons of The Walking Dead have been filmed in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood near 30309 zipcode. Check out Atlanta Movie Tours for information on tours that feature fun facts and behind-the-scenes stories.

Shopping

Check out Castleberry Hill for a variety of unique shops. Whether you are looking for trendy clothing boutiques, all-natural skin care, or cigars and smoking accessories, this area near midtown will have something for you.

Music

Music abounds at many of Castleberry Hill’s restaurants and bars. Venues such as Escobar Lounge, 255 Tapas, Pearl Restaurant & Lounge, and Elliot Street Pub feature local artists for live music entertainment. For dessert, visit McCoughtry’s Ice Cream for a sweet treat to finish off your meal.

Loft Living

A variety of people call Castleberry Hill home. More than 100 early 20th century warehouse buildings fill the neighborhood with many loft living areas near downtown.

Food

Come to Castleberry Hill hungry for variety. Elliott Street Deli & Pub is known for its sandwiches and live music on weekends. No Mas Cantina serves up margaritas and tacos. For sushi and burgers, stop by Asian inspired Bottle Rocket. Spin is the place for pizza and DJs playing tunes. Paschal’s soul food is the area’s most well-known cuisine because its original location was a meeting place for civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis.

Whether you’re looking for unique art, live music, or tasty cuisine, there’s something for you to enjoy on a visit to Atlanta’s Castleberry Hill.