Riverside Park Atlanta is an eclectic, in-town neighborhood located on the Westside of Atlanta. Sitting along the Chattahoochee River, this area has seen a great transformation in the last several years, with residents will continue to witness great developments. Riverside Park Atlanta came in at #5 of 20 Hottest Neighborhoods in the U.S., according to msn.com. Riverside Park Atlanta is surrounded by many trendy hot spots, including creative spaces, antique markets, yoga studios, businesses, and local eateries.
This vibrant community has several parks and trails, allowing residents to go for a walk/jog, followed by lunch at one of the local hidden gems in the area. Riverside neighborhood Atlanta sports charm, luxury, a local garden, five parks, and minimal traffic. It is also recognized for the family feel and easy access to pretty much any area for travel, fun, volunteering, or relaxation. Riverside Park Atlanta is convenient to 1-285, minutes from Midtown or Downtown Atlanta and close to Smyrna, Dunwoody, and Sandy Springs.
Social and Society
The neighborhood association is highly active in the Riverside community. Each part of the community of around 1,300 residents has a block captain to monitor the area and keep residents informed. The community also has regular social events and meetings, encouraging unity and commitment to being a good neighbor. Family, community, education, safety, and fun can all be found in Riverside Park Atlanta.
One major draw to the Riverside neighborhood Atlanta is that the area is under the same district as parts of west Buckhead. Residents can enjoy exceptional schools without purchasing directly in Buckhead and spending more money. The schools include Bolton Academy (5/5 on Great Schools), Sutton Middle School (4.2 score on Niche), and North Atlanta High School (ranked nationally by Best High Schools, U.S. News, and #3 in Atlanta Public Schools).
Dining and Fun
If you seek a quick bite or discover your new favorite eatery, Riverside Park Atlanta has plenty of selections for you to try. Public House 28, Westside Pizzeria + Bar, One Luv Cafe ATL, and The Companion are all highly rated restaurants in the area. There are also quaint and amazing coffee and juice bars such as Bellwood Coffee – Riverside and Clean Juice. Chattahoochee Food Works is also close by and includes dining and shopping options.
Parks and Green Spaces
Riverside neighborhood Atlanta has park options such as Riverside Park, Spink-Collins Park, Chattahoochee Park, Whitter Mill Park, and Whetstone Creek Trail for family time. Residents and guests are also minutes away from the Westside Park, previously known as Bellwood Quarry, which is currently under construction. The Westside Park is Atlanta’s largest park, with over 300 acres of green space. This revitalized landmark has evolved from a granite quarry that supplied materials for Atlanta’s streets to a popular filming location for many locally produced shows and movies, to now the city’s largest park, making it an incomparable treasure to the neighborhood.
Residents in Riverside Park Atlanta are just minutes away from major attractions in the Midtown and Downtown Atlanta area too, such as:
- Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena attract top musical performances, national sporting events, and the biggest names in entertainment.
- Georgia Aquarium – the largest aquarium in the world.
- The National Center for Civil and Human Rights and its incredible documentation of Atlanta’s rich cultural history.
- World of Coca-Cola to witness (and taste!) the lasting legacy of an iconic brand.
- Atlantic Station indoor/outdoor area to shop and dine.