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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!

New Listing - 3 days online
$430,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
960
SQFT
764 Grant Terrace SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$740,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
729 Martin Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$749,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,250
SQFT
164 South Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$700,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,950
SQFT
96 Bill Lucas Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$465,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,014
SQFT
94 Glenn Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Summerhill Subdivision
$626,600
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,189
SQFT
650 Reed St Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$485,856
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,350
SQFT
Summerhill #21
717 Agape Place
Atlanta, GA 30315
$453,066
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,369
SQFT
Summerhill #2
712 Fond Lane
Atlanta, GA 30315
Price Change - a week ago
$441,346
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,120
SQFT
732 Fond Lane
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$728,700
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,691
SQFT
42 Bass Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$687,300
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
40 Bass Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$673,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,824
SQFT
685 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$738,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,789
SQFT
675 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$672,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,824
SQFT
683 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$582,035
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,320
SQFT
702 Eustace Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$524,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
657 Concrete Alley SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$504,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,261
SQFT
659 Concrete Alley SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$518,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,261
SQFT
678 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$676,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,824
SQFT
681 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision
$534,500
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,261
SQFT
674 Exchange Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Summerhill Subdivision

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