Poncey-Highland is an intown neighborhood located on the east side of Atlanta, very close to the heart of downtown. To be exact, the neighborhood is just south of Virginia-Highland, west of Little Five Points, east of Old Fourth Ward and Midtown, and north of Inman Park. Poncey-Highlands got its name because of its close proximity to the intersection of Ponce De Leon and North Highland Avenues.
Poncey-Highland was established between 1905 and 1930, and today is populated with about 1,800 people. Homes in Poncey-Highlands are primarily made up of craftsman styles and charming bungalows. Many of the homes in the neighborhood are on hilly streets and have very large porches where residents can see the downtown skyline. Homes for sale in Poncey-Highlands are currently ranging from around $300,000 to $700,000. The Poncey Highland Neighborhood Association is committed to improving and maintaining the “Quality of Life” for residents of the community.
Poncey-Highlands has great appeal for Atlantans wanting a short work commute and easy access to all the conveniences of big city life. Poncey-Highland residents are just a few minutes from Peachtree Street, as well as I-75/85. Not to mention, Poncey-Highlands also has its own large variety of hip restaurants, clubs, bars and more. Popular dining spots include Babette’s Cafe and Two Urban Licks. The Atlanta Beltline is also a popular destination for residents.
Poncey-Highlands is also home to Freedom Park, and the Carter Center Presidential Museum and Library. Poncey-Highland is served by the following public schools: Morningside Elementary School, Mary Lin Elementary School, Inman Middle School, and Grady High School