Downtown Atlanta is the heart of the city. It is conveniently located to everything, whether it is sports, shopping, restaurants, hotels or bars. Sports play a huge role making it the hub for anything sport-related. There are also plenty of coffee shops and restaurants all over the neighborhood. As the largest among the three business districts in the state, Downtown Atlanta has attracted business professionals who are in pursuit of the big city life. Some of the major companies that call the neighborhood their home include SunTrust Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and The Weather Channel. Just like other major business districts across the nation, Downtown Atlanta went through a transformation stage that included the development of new lofts and condos, arrival of new businesses and residents, and the renovation of historic buildings. It has some of the tallest buildings in the city that include the Bank of America Plaza, that’s located between Downtown and Midtown Atlanta.
When you’re in Downtown Atlanta you will surely find yourself at the Centennial Olympic Park. It is the center of the neighborhood. Other attractions include the World of Coca-Cola, Center for Civil and Human Rights, CNN Center, and the Georgia Aquarium. The neighborhood is home to various sporting venues that include the Philips Arena and Georgia Dome. The Convention and Entertainment District is a place where large events often take place. It is easy to get around the neighborhood and the surrounding areas. Being a large district, Downtown has a total of 11 MARTA Rail Stations. They are Arts Center, Garnett, Peach Center, Civic Center, Midtown, Five Points, and North Avenue of the North-South Rail Line; and Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center, King Memorial, Five Points, Vine City, and Georgia State at the East-West Rail Line.