Buckhead is one of the most affluent neighborhoods of Atlanta. Even with the increasing number of apartments, condominiums, and skyscrapers, the area still has the small town charm that many people love. As one of the prettiest areas of Atlanta, and with businesses booming, the cost of living and working in Buckhead is increasing. The nouveau riche define the area, and you can enjoy some people watching from the cafes, shops and nightlife. Georgia Tech and Georgia State University are both easy to reach using the excellent public transit including the . Many students try to live in Buckhead as it is close to school, work, and a booming nightlife. Buckhead is still growing, and more businesses are taking advantage of this growth and abundance of flexible office space.
Buckhead is known for its great shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. There is always a new shop or café popping up in the area. These changes mean that there is always something new to do or explore in Buckhead. There are also family friendly activities such as LEGOLAND and the Atlanta History Center. There are always events taking place in the Buckhead Theatre and the Chastain Park Amphitheater. Getting around is very easy with your choice of public transportation, walking, and biking. The Lenox Square and the Phipps Plaza are busy with shoppers and have some of the best shops in Atlanta. Buckhead is a popular area for visitors, so be ready to have temporary neighbors. This can give Buckhead a transient feel at times, but this has always been the nature of the neighborhood.