Atlanta,

Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia is the capital city and largest city in the state with a population of 506,811. It grew at the convergence point of several major railroads. Atlanta was a major organizing center for the Civil Rights Movement. The 1996 Summer Olympics were held here. Atlanta is known for its rich history, its sports teams, and the birthplace of Coca-Cola

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Check local Facebook groups and Emory University for student housing

  • Georgia Tech Off-Campus Facebook Page, The Blake (sublease for $600/month)

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​​​

   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • Buckhead

  • Midtown

  • Sandy Springs

  • Marietta (a little further away, but still a good place to live)

  • Chamblee

  • Kennesaw

  • Home Park

  • Smyrna

  • Anywhere around Georgia Tech

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Car is best for Atlanta, bus is also an option

  • If you will be relying on public transportation, try to find housing along a route

  • Parking can be hard to find

  • Traffic is as bad as they say!

  • Recommended to not go alone on public transportation, by one person's advice.

Transportation Specific to Atlanta

  • Marta - to website

  • Reloadable Breeze card: $2

  • Single use Breeze ticket: $1

  • Regular one-way fare: $2.50

  • Atlanta Streetcar regular fare: $1

  • 1-30 Day Passes: $9 - $95

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Georgia Aquarium

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Atlanta Botanical

Garden

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World of

Coca-Cola

 

MAP OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city before ​​​