Atlanta may be one of the largest urban sprawls, but it was recently ranked the 8th most walkable city in a study conducted by researchers at George Washington University and LOCUS, a development group linked to Smart Growth America. Rather than assessing each city as a whole, researchers identified walkable areas in the metro regions, which they called “WalkUPs”. They found 588 total WalkUPs in the U.S.’s 30 largest metro areas, and of those, 27 WalkUPs are located in metro Atlanta.
For the inaugural Street of the Week, we’ll take a look down Rock Springs Road, between Morningside Drive and Piedmont Road in Morningside. Plenty of 1920s charmers await…