Castleberry Hill     This map includes a self-guided walking tour. The red line is your tour route. Click directly on the map markers or scroll down and click on the table below the map.
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Neighborhood Info    The above map includes a 2.3 mile long street art and mural walking tour of Castleberry Hill and Southwestern Downtown Atlanta.  The red line is your tour route.  The table below the map is arranged in order according to your tour route.

Castleberry Hill began its history as an infamous enclave of huts called “Snake Nation” hosting an array of unsavory characters. After the Civil War, the area became industrialized attracting business such as cotton warehouses and grocers The neighborhood was named after one such grocer Dan Castlebarry. Castleberry Hill was listed in the national register of historic places in 1985. In the 1990’s the neighborhood slid into decline to the point where it became a popular filming site for dystopian movies. By the mid 1990, many of the old industrial buildings were converted to lofts and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics brought additional development to Castleberry Hill. Today the neighborhood is a diverse thriving community home to restaurants, shops, apartments and condos, while still maintaining much of its pre-gentrification charm.

Many Atlantans aren’t aware of Castleberry Hill’s rich abundance of street art.  The tour starts in the very Southwestern corner of Castleberry Hill and takes you past not to be missed pocket of street art along Walker Street and Peters Street. The tour continues into Southwest Downtown which includes blocks ranging in character from underserved to highly developed. To see it all, just follow the above map.  Also be sure to check out the other self-guided street art and mural walking tours offered on this website.


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