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Atlanta zip code 30327 listed among the safest (Debra Johnston)

ATLANTA — Just one month after rattling off several Atlanta neighborhoods as the most dangerous in the nation, has named one Atlanta neighborhood among the safest in the country. According to the data gained from, the Paces area (ZIP code 30327) was listed among the safest 29 neighbhoods in the nation. More specifically, the area is bordered by I-75 and US 41 on the north and east, the Chattahoochee River on the west and roughly Moores Mill Road on the south (the actual southern border runs along Peachtree Creek). According to the data, the crime rate in that neighborhood is 11.20 over 1,000. Your chances of becoming a victim there are 1 in 89. This is compared to […]

Neighborhood Focus:Pine Hills….Best kept Secret in Buckhead

A true “NEIGHBORHOOD” with 300+ homes on large wooded lots ranging from original 1940’s bungalows to custom new construction.  The great school districts in Pine Hills such as Sarah Smith and Garden Hills and the close proximity to highways, interstates, premier malls (Lenox and Phipps Plaza) restaurants and public transportation make it the perfect location for all!  The walk score is a 60 out of 100…!  Families wait in line to get a membership to the Roxboro Valley Swim and Tennis Association also known as the RVA/Sharks .  Another popular group with the neighbors is the Birdhaven Garden Club, which meets once a month September through October.  The garden club plans the landscaping for the neighborhood entrances, sponsors community projects […]

Life at Chastain Park

  Four years ago when my wife and I relocated to Chastain Park we didn’t fully realize the brilliance of our decision.  We moved here having very little idea of what life would be like in this neighborhood.  My wife Martha even joked that we were moving out to the “burbs,” as all of our previous homes had been in the heart of the city.  Despite our unfamiliarity, we were both excited about all of the opportunities that Chastain Park had to offer.  There aren’t many neighborhoods in Buckhead or really anywhere for that matter that have three schools, a golf course, a tennis center, a swimming pool, a world class sports league for children, a playground, an arts center, […]