Atlantic Station is a new complex in Atlanta, directly west of Midtown. Opened in 2005, its property's location was once nothing more than an old steel mill, which a portion of it was preserved as a monument in its central park. This mixed-use development offers plenty of shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Atlantic Station is accessible by a free shuttle provided that departs from the MARTA Arts Center Station approximately every 5-15 minutes. The MARTA Bus Route #23 also serves Atlantic Station. By car, from Interstate 75/85 Northbound exit at 14th Street, from Interstate 75 Southbound exit at 16th Street, and from Interstate 85 Southbound exit at 17th Street.
Atlantic Station is an open-air shopping district on the edge of Midtown is one of the largest "live-work-play" communities constructed. Anchored by Dillard's and Ikea, shopping includes chain stores such as DSW, City Sports, Express and Old Navy, as well as a large Regal movie theater. Also contains some trendy new restaurants that have generated (mixed) buzz, such as the Lobby at Twelve, Dolce, and Rosa Mexicana.