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Summerhill

Summerhill is directly south of Downtown Atlanta’s tourism and hospitality core between the Atlanta Zoo and Georgia State Stadium. It’s less than eight miles to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport and accessible by mass transit and major interstates. It’s one of 26 Atlanta neighborhoods making up the Atlanta Neighborhood Planning Unit system including bordering neighborhoods of Grant Park, Mechanicsville and Peoplestown.

Summerhill History

Freed slaves and Jewish immigrants established the neighborhood after the Civil War. Summerhill was once home to some of Atlanta’s most influential business and civic leaders including:

  • Sam Massell, former Mayor (1970-1974)
  • Herman Russell, founder of the HJ Construction Company
  • S.W. Walker, founder of Pilgrim Life Insurance Company
  • Evander Holyfield, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
  • Leon Eplan, city planner

Congregation and education were important tenants of the community. and certainly still important today.

The Summerhill Neighborhood Development Corporation (SNDC) is a community development corporation organized in 1988 in response to “redlining” in low-income communities. It has more recently expanded service areas and policy work to issues which affect long-term, community revitalization.

The neighborhood hosted the world for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Centennial Olympic Stadium held the opening and closing ceremonies. The stadium was later turned into Turner Field where the Atlanta Braves played for two decades.

Summerhill Today

Georgia State University acquired the Braves stadium in January 2017 for redevelopment. The renovated Georgia State Stadium will be home for the GSU anthers football team. The new, modern stadium seats 25,000 and can also host concerts and major events starting in 2018.

The new stadium is just the beginning however as Carter is redeveloping 19 blocks of Summerhill. The plan will prioritize pedestrians with wide sidewalks and dedicated bike lanes in a historically respectable streetscape. The redevelopment will contain stadiums, homes, shops and restaurants that serve a world-class office ecosystem and university.

To see properties in Summerhill, contact us today!

$679,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,237
SQFT
143 Little Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$460,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,432
SQFT
601 Martin Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Summerhill Subdivision
Price Change - 2 days ago
$1,299,900
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.147
ACRES
FULTON
COUNTY
581 Martin Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Summerhill Subdivision
$574,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #94
679 Reed Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$659,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #52
679 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$700,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #54
683 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$659,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #51
677 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$574,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #95
677 Reed Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$659,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #53
681 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$685,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #50
675 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$578,750
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #56
687 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$530,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #57
689 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$530,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #58
691 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$439,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #42
684 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Open House Sat, Aug 7, 5 PM UTC
Please verify times due to COVID-19
$615,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #55
685 Fraser Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$439,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,724
SQFT
87 Richmond Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Summerhill Subdivision
$458,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #38
680 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$449,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #43
665 Concrete Alley SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
$450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,872
SQFT
931 Violet Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$520,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
Summerhill #59
698 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

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