Quality of Life
Number of Grammy’s won by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – more than any U.S. symphony
$1.5 billion+ in new economic development is under way, including Ponce City Market, Buckhead Atlanta, and the new Falcons Stadium.
Atlanta was recently ranked No. 8 in a study by George Washington University of the nation’s most “Walkable Cities.”
Atlanta is home to seven professional sports franchises including the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, Hawks, and Dream. The city hosts some of the most prolific sports events every year, including the SEC Championship, the Chick-Fil-A bowl, the Petit Le Mans, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The city hosted the Summer Olympics in 1996.
Metro Atlanta provides access to one of the most qualified, affordable, and efficient healthcare systems in the nation. The city’s healthcare community offers more than 80 hospital locations and over 100,000 healthcare practitioners and technicians.
Food, Coffee, Beer
With over 4,000 local restaurants, nearly 200 bars and clubs, numerous coffee shops and home to the popular Sweetwater and Monday Night Brewery, Atlanta is a foodie’s paradise. The city is known not only for its countless barbeque joints, but also its diverse offerings of Asian, Latin, and European cuisines.
The BeltLine is Atlanta’s most ambitious redevelopment project, transforming Atlanta by connecting 45 historic neighborhoods with new and renewed public parks, trails, and transit encircling downtown.
Neighborhood Quality of Life
The NQOLH project compiles data on the state of community wellbeing across Atlanta’s neighborhoods.
#weloveatl empowers people to share their love of Atlanta through photography and visual art.
The Atlanta BeltLine is transforming the city with a combination of rail, trail, greenspace, housing and art.