A church in Akadimia Platonos
Akadimia (or Akademia) Platonos (Greek: Ακαδημία Πλάτωνος) is a subdivision located 3 km (2 mi) west-northwest of the downtown part of the Greek capital of Athens. The area is named after the Plato's Academy. The area is densely populated, with people mainly living in five to seven storey buildings. Major streets bordering this subdivision include Lenorman Avenue to the east, Palamidou Street to the south and Athinon Avenue (GR-8 and GR-8A and E90 westbound. The two main squares are Akademia Platonos and Metaxa. The population is approximately 10,000 to 15,000.
The Plato's Academy was first built in the area. The area saw housing developments in the early part of the 20th century when Athens began to grow as well as an industrial being added, the area after World War II and the Greek Civil War saw taller buildings to be added.
Several residential streets are named after places in the Peloponnese, famous people, and myths.
Akadimia Platonos has also given name to a movie screened in Locarno Film Festival 2009 directed by Filippos Tsitos.