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interactive map of Candler Park neighborhood

Candler Park is a wonderful neighborhood with beautiful 1920s Craftsman bungalow homes, excellent parks, and a fun business district located on Atlanta's east side near Emory University. The majority of homes in the neighborhood have been renovated and many are true showplaces. Candler Park is a neighborhood with a true sense of community where neighbors know one another and socialize. It is also one of the few neighborhoods in the city that has basically everything you need -- from it's own business district (plus Little Five Points and the new Edgewood Retail district nearby) to wonderful recreation venues, and super-easy access to MARTA rail. It's also just minutes from just about everything else you might want -- Emory University, City of Decatur, Downtown Atlanta, Midtown's arts venues, Virginia-Highland, and the interstate!

Candler Park Real Estate

Homes for Sale in Candler Park

Candler Park has a variety of charming architectural styles, including some of the city's finest Craftsman bungalows. You can browse active listings available in the Candler Park neighborhood on

Candler Park homes for sale

Candler Park Business Districts

Shops, restaurants & services

The Candler Park neighborhood has a wonderfully diverse business district spread along McLendon Avenue and DeKalb Avenue and terminating in the unabashedly alternative Little Five Points. There are a wide range of businesses, with everything from excellent eateries and a neighborhood market with great wine selection, to a belly dancing studio and an indoor rock climbing place. Definitely a fun area to discover.

Click on the links below to see a business directory and map of each of the business district areas in and around Candler Park.

McLendon Avenue
DeKalb Avenue
Little Five Points
Edgewood Retail District

Candler Park Recreation

Public parks, public and private golf courses in and around Candler Park

The Candler Park neighborhood surrounds the public park of the same name. It is a wonderful park with a public 9-hole golf course, a public/private swimming pool, a recently renovated playground, tennis courts, sports fields, picnic areas, and access to The Path. There are a number of other parks and recreation venues in and around Candler Park. Click on the links below for more details.

Candler Park
Candler Park Pool
Goldsboro Park
Freedom Park
The Path
Iverson Park
Olmsted Linear Parks
Druid Hills Golf Club (private)

Candler Park's Community of Faith

Religious and spiritual centers in Candler Park

There are several churches in Candler Park, and you'll find synagogues, mosques, and Buddhist temples (as well as other spiritual centers) within a short drive.

  1. Epworth United Methodist Church
    and Gentle Spirit Christian Church
  2. First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta
  3. Euclid Avenue Baptist Church

Candler Park Schools

Public schools and private schools in Candler Park

The Candler Park neighborhood lies inside the City of Atlanta. Children attend Mary Lin Elementary (located adjacent to the park), Inman Middle School (in the nearby Morningside neighborhood), and Grady High School (in Midtown). There are quite a few private schools in the vicinity as well, although the only one really in (or technically bordering) the neighborhood is Paideia, an excellent school serving children from age 3 to 12th grade.

Mary Lin Elementary (public)
The Paideia School (private)

Attendance Zone: Mary Lin Elementary, Inman Middle, Grady High (Atlanta Public Schools)

Candler Park Transportation

MARTA bus and rail service in Candler Park

Candler Park is one of the few neighborhoods in the City that is really well integrated into the public transit system. The Edgewood/Candler Park is no more than a few blocks from any point in the neighborhood, and 3 major bus routes serve the area.

Edgewood/Candler Park Rail Station
#2 - Ponce de Leon bus route
#6 - Emory bus route
#123 - Decatur/Candler Park bus route

Neighborhood Association

Candler Park has an active neighborhood association that organizes periodic events throughout the year (including a festival in the park and a wonderful tour of homes), provides advocacy for the neighborhood with governmental agencies, and works to maintain the quality of life in the neighborhood.

Candler Park Neighborhood Organization

Local Government

Candler Park is located inside the City of Atlanta in DeKalb county.

City of Atlanta
  Neighborhood Planning Unit N (NPU-N)
DeKalb County

Adjoining Neighborhoods

The intown neighborhoods in Atlanta's northeast quadrant are some of the best in the city. This area, from Midtown to Decatur features classic architecture, an abundance of parks, and pedestrian-friendly areas with charming neighborhood business districts.

Druid Hills
Lake Claire
Inman Park

Page last updated: 05.07.2006