Downtown Atlanta is home to the city’s biggest tourist attractions like the CNN Center, Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame, and Georgia Aquarium. Not to mention the Mercedes-Benz Stadium — where the Atlanta Falcons and soccer team Atlanta United play — and State Farm Arena, home to Atlanta Hawks basketball.
Thanks to the efforts of institutions like Georgia State University and a variety of local preservation organizations, downtown Atlanta has been experiencing revitalization over the last decade in hopes of preserving and repurposing unused and historic structures. Many buildings have been transformed into student housing, restaurants, locally owned coffee shops, hotels, apartments, and creative office spaces. The list below contains mostly local restaurants and bars walkable from the hotels, attractions, and offices in downtown Atlanta.
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