The neighborhood of Kirkwood is located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia.
The character of Kirkwood is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Access to green spaces, such as Drew Park and Westley Coan Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighborhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy. Most areas in this part of Atlanta are quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be bothersome near the railway line or Interstate 20.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Kirkwood is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this area occurred before the 1960s. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters.
House buyers will find that wherever their property is situated in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. As far as eating is concerned, a grocery store is typically reachable within a short walk from anywhere in Kirkwood. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small selection of cafes is available as well.
Kirkwood is conducive to traveling on foot; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. Kirkwood is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Interstate 20, are easy to drive to from any location in this part of the city. On the other hand, this neighborhood is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, property owners can depend on East Lake Station on the Blue Line. There are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is usually very close.