Caroline Eubanks

Caroline Eubanks is a freelance writer and travel blogger from Atlanta, Georgia. After years spent living in Charleston and Sydney, she’s back in her hometown showing others what it has to offer. Learn more about Eubanks by visiting her blogs, Caroline in the City and This Is My South.

One of the Atlanta’s most desirable neighborhoods in the late 19th century before falling into disrepair in the 1960s, the Old Fourth Ward is also where Martin Luther King, Jr., grew up and honed his preaching style. In recent years, the “O4W” has become a striking symbol of intelligent gentrification in the Georgia capital, a place where abandoned warehouses are being converted to lofts and small businesses are thriving–while the authentic flavor of this historic area remains preserved. Here are ten reasons to love this ever-evolving neighborhood.