URBAN OASIS, THRIVING CULTURAL DIVERSITY
-A Spectacular Array of Arts, Dining, Higher Education & Recreation-
By Doc Lawrence
|Stone Mountain Village|
Nearby Emory University, the internationally recognized medical research center, is home to the magnificent Carlos Museum and the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. You can view mummies and take in a symphony concert all with just a short walk. Many see other pedestrians on campus including Jimmy Carter and the Dalai Lama.
Residential areas like Druid Hills are notable for parks, creeks, foliage and some genuine landmark homes. This is where you find the "Driving Miss Daisy" home and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. along with stunning Callanwolde.
The Buford Highway corridor is several miles of Asian and Latino restaurants, shops and markets unlike anything this side of California. Like the accents, food served mirrors the cultures that thrive here, offering up dishes rarely seen in the South.
Here's an exciting video produced by our friends at Discover Dekalb. Enjoy it and you'll want to visit!