About the Neighborhood.
Castleberry Hill is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia adjacent to and southwest of the Downtown Atlanta. It is a federally recognized historic district since 1985 and became a City of Atlanta Landmark District in 2006. Since 2000, the area has experienced an influx of residents and new businesses. The area, which is made up predominantly of Walker, Nelson and Peters Streets is home to a growing number of small art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, and loft residences. Less than one mile from the Historically Black colleges and universities that make up the Atlanta University Center Consortium and less than five miles from the expansive downtown campus of Georgia State University, the area also offers pristine local shopping, grocery, such as Boxcar Grocer, and spa services, like iwi Fresh. Other notable area eateries include No Mas! Cantina, a spacious Mexican-themed restaurant, bar and fine home furnishings establishment, often used as a point of reference. Castleberry Hill residents gather at local watering holes, such as Elliott Street Pub and Bottle Rocket. It is also home to Atlanta's first Café and Empowerment Lounge, named Dream Café which features coffee, healthy foods, open mic spoken word performances, musical performances, independent film screenings, and acting classes and workshops from Real Actors Workshop (RAW).