Upper Westside, Atlanta

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Upper Westside is a colloquial area, comprising many historical neighborhoods located in Atlanta, Georgia.[1] The neighborhood is located in the northwestern sector of Atlanta, west of I-75 and inside I-285, to the south of Vinings and to the west of Buckhead.[2] It was developed in the 19th century as an industrial hub.[2]

Bolton, Riverside, and Whittier Mill Village are the largest neighborhoods comprising the district.

Points of Interest[edit]

The most notable landmark is the Crest Lawn cemetery.[2][3]

The Works (mixed-use development), a planned 80-acre (32 ha) mixed-use development, is being developed by Selig in the area; it will consist of 40 buildings many of which are of historic character.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Upper Westside Sees Rapid Transformatyion". Bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  2. ^ a b c "Five reasons to love the Upper Westside - Atlanta Magazine". Atlantamagazine.com. 11 April 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  3. ^ Sams, Douglas. "Developer Plans $200M Community On Atlanta's Upper West Side". News.wabe.org. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  4. ^ "First look: 'The Works' planned for 80 acres on Atlanta's Upper Westside". Retrieved 20 December 2017. 
  5. ^ "Selig Announces 'The Works,' An 80-Acre Project - What Now Atlanta". 11 August 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017. 

Coordinates: 33°47′09″N 84°24′40″W / 33.785917°N 84.411222°W / 33.785917; -84.411222