Kirkwood & Oakhurst
Kirkwood and Oakhurst are adjacent in-town neighborhoods on the east side of Atlanta. Both are historic neighborhoods that began to flourish in the 1990s and are popular with young professionals and families. Kirkwood and Oakhurst each have a central business district with shopping, restaurants, pet stores and coffee houses. These are walkable neighborhoods and feature historic bungalows and craftsman style homes amidst newer construction.
Food lovers dine at such diverse restaurants as Sun in My Belly, Le Petit Marche, Universal Joint and Steinbecks. Kavarna is the local coffee house/gathering place for Oakhurst residents. Oakhurst has an annual Art & Music Festival and Kirkwood welcomes the summer every year with its annual Spring Fling event as well as a Wine Stroll. There are six public parks, one of which has a swimming pool, and an off leash dog park for residents to enjoy.
Maynard Jackson High School was named one of the best high schools in the nation by Business Week and U.S. News and World Report.