With an increase in people moving to Atlanta, more apartment buildings are being constructed to keep up with the demand. With so many appealing options, it can be overwhelming to find your home for the next twelve months. 

To make the move to Atlanta less intimidating, we’ve created this 2020 Atlanta Apartment Guide. Our local experts have researched and curated the best apartments based on amenity offerings, city views, and location. Whether you’re looking for floor-to-ceiling windows or walkability, this article features a building for every preference. Read on for our in-depth guide to finding your dream apartment in Atlanta. 

Apartment hunting is usually stressful and time-consuming, but it doesn’t need to be! With your own personal apartment expert by your side, AptAmigo makes searching for the perfect apartment a breeze. Pair that with our expert local knowledge and access to the hottest deals in Atlanta, and you’ll find the apartment of your dreams in no time. 

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Best Luxury Apartments in Atlanta

With extensive knowledge of the best buildings in Atlanta, our team has—consequently— become luxury apartment experts. We even wrote an in-depth article on the top ten luxury apartments in Atlanta! We took that list and narrowed it down to our three favorite apartment buildings based on amenities, location, and top-of-the-line features. These buildings are some of Atlanta’s finest, read on to learn more about them!

North and Line

Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward

Why it made the list: This brand-new community is an urban oasis right in the middle of ultra-popular Old Fourth Ward. Situated on a 17 acre park with BeltLine access, North and Line offers the perfect mix of a lively atmosphere with a more relaxed feel. 

Take a dip in North and Line’s resort-style pool to bask in the striking views of Old Fourth Ward Park against the backdrop of Downtown Atlanta’s picturesque skyline. Afterward, head on down to Buena Vida Tapas— conveniently located on the building’s ground floor. Inspired by southern Spain, this bright, colorful restaurant is one of our favorites for brunch or happy hour cocktails. Just a stone’s throw away from North and Line, enjoy tasty seasonal brews at New Realm Brewery on their sprawling patio or rooftop deck.

With easy access to delicious food, an unbeatable location, and luxury amenities— it’s easy to see why this building made our list.

Price: 1 bedroom units at North and Line can range anywhere from $1,700 all the way to $2,500 depending on square footage.

Our favorite amenities:

– Fitness Center With Private Yoga Studio
– Resort-Style Pool With Skyline Views
– Dog Wash
– Ground-Floor On-Site Restaurant

Vibe: This modern community offers a social Old Fourth Ward experience with luxury amenities, skyline views, and located near popular entertainment spots.

See all available units at North and Line here.

Nine15 Midtown

Neighborhood: Midtown

Why it made the list: In the heart of Midtown, Nine15 Midtown is conveniently located near Georgia Tech, Piedmont Park, and historic spots like the Margaret Mitchell House. Dog owners will love this community, with an in-house dog spa, private dog run, and easy access to the Piedmont Park Dog Park. 

There are tons of thoughtful details throughout the property that eco-conscious renters will love. Natural gas energy efficient appliances and a pending LEED certification make Nine15 midtown one of Atlanta’s greenest apartment buildings. Nest thermostats, Google Fiber access, and electric car charging stations complete the sophisticated apartment experience. 

With a high walkability score, plenty of entertainment options, and unbeatable amenities, this apartment building has so much to offer the iconic Midtown neighborhood.

Price: Walking distance to shopping and dining options, active and bustling community.

Our favorite amenities:

– 24-hour Fitness Club with Personalized Fitness Training
– Local Organic Food Deliveries
– Dry-Cleaning and Housekeeping Service
– Pet Grooming, Walking and Sitting and 1/2 Acre Private Park with Dog Run
– Outdoor Sky Deck

Vibe: luxury amenities provide plenty of entertainment, hand-crafted details in each unit.

See all available units at Nine15 Midtown here.

Azure on the Park

Neighborhood: Midtown

Why it made the list: If you’re seeking the height of Midtown luxury, look no further than Azure on the Park. This state-of-the-art community offers some of the best amenities you’ll find in Atlanta. Enjoy their rooftop infinity pool, fitness center with a yoga and spin studio, and a terrace with sweeping views and a full outdoor kitchen. 

Many of Azure’s luxe units also have unique features, like floor-to-ceiling windows, reclaimed barnwood accent walls, and custom-built closets. With it’s stunning design and ideal urban location, Azure on the Park is perfect for individuals looking for a truly modern and luxurious lifestyle.

The attention to detail and premium amenity offerings make Azure on the Park one of our favorite buildings in Atlanta.

Price: You can expect to spend $1,700-$2,000 renting a 1 bedroom unit in this building.

Our favorite amenities:

– Rooftop infinity saline pool overlooking Piedmont Park
– State-of-the-art fitness center with yoga/spin studio
– Sky Club with billiards, entertainment dining, & Starbucks coffee bar
– 22nd-floor Overlook and 7th floor Terrace with outdoor kitchen, grilling stations, & Bocce Ball Court
– Dog spa & dog walk

Vibe: luxury amenities provide plenty of entertainment, hand-crafted details in each unit

See all available units at Azure on the Park here.


Atlanta Apartments With The Best City Views

Downtown Atlanta has a striking skyline, and plenty of apartments with fantastic city views. For many locals, living in a place where they can watch the sunset over the city from their own unit or rooftop pool is important. We asked our team of local experts for their list of the top apartments with city views. See our top three below, or check out the full list here.

SkyHouse Buckhead

Neighborhood: Buckhead

Why it made the list: Spectacular doesn’t even begin to describe the dramatic skyline views you’ll enjoy at SkyHouse Buckhead. Gaze out over Downtown, Midtown, and Buckhead from the luxury amenities this building’ offers. Watch the sunset over the Atlanta skyline from one of two rooftop pools, or from the comfort of your own private balcony. Entertain guests with SkyHouse’s poolside lounge, outdoor fireplaces, and gaming center against a backdrop of Buckhead. With floor-to-ceiling windows in each unit, you’ll see spectacular city views year-round. 

If you love a luxe shopping experience, SkyHouse is within walking distance of both Lenox Mall and Phipps Plaza. After you work up an appetite while browsing the racks, make sure to swing by Seven Lamps, one of our favorite Buckhead restaurants (their seasonal pastas are a must-try).

Offering peak luxury living and awe-inspiring city views, SkyHouse Buckhead is one of our top building picks in Atlanta.

Price: You can find 1 bedroom units at SkyHouse Buckhead ranging from $1,400 to $1,700.

Our favorite amenities:

– Two Sun-Soaked Saline Pools with Downtown Atlanta skyline views
– Resort-Inspired Poolside Lounge
– Outdoor Fireplaces with Lounge Seating
– Outdoor Kitchen with Gas Grilling Area
– Private Balconies with Expansive Views
– Hardwood Flooring in Living Areas
– Floor-to-Ceiling Windows Showcasing Dramatics Views of Downtown Atlanta, Midtown, and Buckhead Skyline

Vibe: plenty of shopping, food, and entertainment options surround this luxury apartment building.

See all available units at SkyHouse Buckhead here.

Ascent Midtown

Neighborhood: Midtown

Why it made the list:

Ascent Midtown is true luxury living with unbeatable views of the Atlanta skyline. With private glass balconies in each unit, residents can catch some of Atlanta’s best city views. In addition to unobstructed views, a 7th floor pool deck, and a 28th floor lounge, the property features a 4,000 square foot fitness center with access to coveted Peloton bikes— a dream for any fitness fanatic. Upscale apartment features include floor-to-ceiling windows, chef-style kitchens, and Bluetooth keyless door locks for safe and easy access.

Tucked into one of Atlanta’s most artistic neighborhoods, this building is within walking distance of the renowned High Museum, Center Stage Theater, and the Center for Puppetry Arts. One of the most unique aspects of living at Ascent Midtown is residents’ access to Hello Alfred, touted as “your assistant for city living.” This concierge service helps you save time by completing errands like shopping and cleaning, giving you back more time to enjoy your new apartment home and spectacular views!

Ascent Midtown’s location and downtown views make this one of the best buildings in the neighborhood.

Price: Renting a 1 bedroom unit at Ascent Midtown will cost you anywhere from $2,100 to $2,300.

Our favorite amenities:

– 7th floor terrace w/ luxe pool & custom cabanas 
– Framed glass balconies for unobstructed views
– Bluetooth keyless door locks
– Luxurious spa baths w/ granite counters and halo lit mirrors

Vibe: within walking distance of numerous places to dine and play— delicious food and museums are just outside your front door.

See all available units at Ascent Midtown here.

Icon Midtown

Neighborhood: Midtown

Why it made the list:

 You can catch some of the best city views in Atlanta from Icon Midtown. You’ll love entertaining on the rooftop terrace overlooking Midtown— featuring an al fresco dining room and resort-style pool. Take it from residents, who give Icon rave reviews, “I’ve lived at some of the nicest high rises in ATL, and this building most definitely sets a new level for 5 star Atlanta apartments.” With some of the best designer finishes and skyline views in Atlanta, you’ll experience peak luxury living at Icon Midtown.

Locals and tourists alike flock to Icon Midtown for its vibrant fine art scene and convenience. The community boasts a one-of-a-kind curated art collection, in addition to a prime location just around the corner from the High Museum of Art. Residents also enjoy direct access to the new Whole Foods, with a coffee shop, rooftop deck, and a European-inspired floral market.

With an unbeatable art scene and incredible skyline views, our experts didn’t hesitate to add Icon Midtown to our list.

Price: 1 bedroom units at Icon Midtown will cost you $2,000 to $2,400.

Our favorite amenities:

– Private balconies
– Floor-to-ceiling windows
– Quartz countertops
– 11th floor pool terrace 

Vibe: Located in the center of the vibrant Midtown neighborhood, you’ll be steps away from premier entertainment, diverse dining options, and numerous storefronts. 

See all available units at Icon Midtown here.


Top Buckhead Atlanta Apartments 

As Buckhead continues to grow, it has become a major business hub and a highly desirable place to live. As this neighborhood rises in popularity, many appealing apartment buildings are being built to keep up with demand. Our local experts have considered all the options and selected the top three Buckhead apartments. Between spa rooms and private yoga studios, these apartments made the list for their amazing amenities, location, and resident perks. Want more Buckhead apartments? Check out the full list here.

Icon Buckhead

Neighborhood: North Buckhead

Why it made the list:

A sister property to Icon Midtown, Icon Buckhead offers many of the same top-rate amenities, just in a different zip code. You’ll love living in the heart of Buckhead, with easy access to shopping, dining, and public transportation (the Buckhead MARTA station is just a 2 minute walk away). 

With Mediterranean-inspired features and an expansive pool deck, you’ll feel relaxed and refreshed, while still living right in the heart of this vibrant Atlanta hub. Icon Buckhead even has its own on-site coworking space— it’s truly the definition of live, work, play!

The upscale features and convenience to entertainment make Icon Buckhead one of our favorite buildings in this neighborhood.

Price: You can expect to pay $2,300-$2,500 for a 1 bedroom unit at Icon Buckhead.

Our favorite amenities:

– Expansive pool deck with beach-entry hot tub 
– Relaxing and elegant rooftop terrace with bar and lounge
– Spa room, screening room, and coworking space
– Fenced-in dog park

Vibe: Life at Icon is both indulgent and peaceful. Dwellers have access to its myriad of amenities and are sure to enjoy the curated art collection hung throughout the building. 

See all available units at Icon Buckhead here.

The Bryant at Buckhead Village

Neighborhood: Buckhead Village

Why it made the list:

The Bryant is the ultimate location for foodies and luxury shoppers. Nestled in Buckhead Village, you’re just steps away from amazing dining and shopping at The Shops at Buckhead. Le Bilboquet and American Cut are chic spots for happy hour and al fresco dining just a stone’s throw away from this luxury apartment complex. 

In addition to this coveted address, residents love the upscale amenities at The Bryant. With an expansive pool deck and hot tub, private screening room, and fenced-in dog park— this building is perfect for relaxing and pampering your pup. With spa-style bathrooms and a private yoga room, you’ll feel like you can relax and recharge in your new home without even leaving the building.

Whether you’re looking to be steps away from your favorite boutiques or want to bask in luxury amenities, The Bryant has a space for everyone.

Price: 1 bedroom units at The Bryant range from $1,300 to $1,500.

Our favorite amenities:

– Private yoga room
– Welcoming reception room with HDTV lounge 
– Freight elevator
– Storage rooms available
– Two-sided, outdoor fireplace in the communal lounge area
– Expansive grilling and dining areas 

Vibe: Indulge in true pampering of the mind and body, with amenities that focus on the overall health and well-being of residents.

See all available units at The Bryant here.

The Aster Buckhead

Neighborhood: Buckhead

Why it made the list: Don’t want to be right in the center of the action, but still want access to amazing bars and restaurants? The Aster allows you to enjoy the convenience and walkability of Buckhead, with a bit more privacy to stretch your legs at the end of a long day. Residents rave about how quiet the community is, especially considering its prime location. This apartment has a walkscore of 70 and the nearby restaurants, cafes, and bars are some of the best in the neighborhood. 

You’ll also love the building’s large patios, lush courtyard, and peaceful environment. Enjoy Atlanta’s beautiful, sunny weather with this building’s poolside grills and hammocks! After a long day of relaxing by the pool, work up a sweat in The Aster Buckhead’s fitness studio that’s open 24 hours a day.

The prime location and relaxing amenities make The Aster Buckhead one of our favorite buildings in Buckhead.

Price: you can find 1 bedroom units at The Aster Buckhead ranging from $1,200 to $1,500.

Our favorite amenities:

– 24-hour fitness studio
– Controlled access entry
– Dog park
– 24-hour emergency maintenance 
– Brushed nickel finishes

Vibe: Private, green, convenient and easily commutable location.

See all available units at The Aster Buckhead here.


How to Find an Apartment in Atlanta

Now that you’ve read our 2020 Atlanta apartment guide, let our apartment experts help you find your new home, stress-free. Tell us about your lifestyle and preferred location/amenities, and our team of local experts will send over a list of buildings we know you’ll love. Pick your favorites from the list, and we’ll schedule all the tours for you. We’ll even personally assist you to each one to make the process as smooth as can be. The best part? Our service is completely free (seriously, ZERO fees whatsoever).

Once you’ve found your home in Atlanta, discover all this city has to offer— from vibrant murals, top brewery spots, and more in our Exploring Atlanta Series.

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