Sweet Auburn Real Estate Guide
Welcome, scroll for the latest Sweet Auburn real estate for sale including Sweet Auburn homes for sale plus information about this historic Intown Atlanta neighborhood.
This is a small neighborhood but normally you’ll find a few Sweet Auburn homes for sale including cute bungalows, new townhomes and a few new contemporary homes.
Sweet Auburn is conveniently located just east of Downtown Atlanta and is primarily known as the birthplace and childhood home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Living In Sweet Auburn
First things first, Sweet Auburn is known for being the birth place and early childhood home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Moreover, in 1976 the area was named a National Historic Landmark District.
As such, people world over journey here to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic site, King’s childhood home and Ebenezer Baptist Church.
In addition to being a major tourist attraction, Sweet Auburn is a vibrant residential neighborhood with local shops, popular restaurants and some grand murals. For example, the spectacular John Lewis mural.
Getting Around Sweet Auburn
The neighborhood enjoys a super convenient location. Sweet Auburn is located in zip code 30312 southwest of Old Fourth Ward, north of Grant Park and Cabbagetown and just due east of Downtown Atlanta. Plus, Sweet Auburn is fortunate to be along the Atlanta Streetcar loop.
There are stops at the King Historic District and Sweet Auburn Market. Plus, a dozen other handy stops including Peachtree Center, Georgia State University and Centennial Olympic Park.
In addition, Marta’s Blue and Green Lines run along the southern boundary of the neighborhood.
Moreover, the neighborhood has easy access to the Downtown Connector (Interstates 75 and 85) and is only a ten-minute drive (without traffic) to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
What About The Name?
You may be wondering how the neighborhood earned its name. Reportedly, the name “Sweet Auburn” reflects the sweet prosperity of Black-owned businesses along Auburn Avenue in the early 1920s.
These days that prosperity continues as Sweet Auburn is recognized as a historical and vibrant Atlanta neighborhood.
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