First Assortment of Retail, Dining Options Now Open at Madison Yards

First Assortment of Retail, Dining Options Now Open at Madison YardsMuch-anticipated Madison Yards has officially opened (some of) its doors to visitors! The first assortment of retail and dining options at the 17-acre, mixed-use development on Memorial Drive in Atlanta are now open to the public.

Located just east of the Atlanta Downtown Connector at southeast corner of Memorial Drive and Bill Kennedy Way on the redeveloped Leggett & Platt site. Madison Yards is a development by Fuqua Development. It features 550 apartments and townhomes, 80,000 square feet of office space and 160,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.

This metamorphic development has a large impact on Cabbagetown, East Atlanta, Edgewood, Glenwood Park, Grant Park and Reynoldstown.

Restaurants, Breweries and More

Madison Yards is located across Memorial Drive from a hometown favorite Home Grown. This locally-owned café offers imaginative, tasty breakfast and lunch options and a hearty weekend brunch menu. This dining option is a favorite among East Atlanta residents and visitors.

For ultimate convenience, Madison Yards will also offer multiple on-site parking decks and surface parking throughout.

  • Taqueria Tsumani – Enjoy the flavors or the far East combined with South of the Border for a delightfully fresh twist on Asian fusion.
  • Curry Up Now – Madison Yards – mmmm explore the flavors of healthily Asian and Indian food. The Kulcha Naan and tikka Masala bowl are crowd favorites.
  • Three Taverns Brewery – A new location complete with a brewhouse focuses on experimental and creative beers. The Three Taverns Imaginarium is part of the Atlanta Dairies development on Memorial Drive, just two blocks off The Beltline
  • Banshee – Located in East Atlanta Village, Banshee serves new American fare focused on seasonality in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. The restaurant features a cocktail driven bar with a small curated selection of local beers and an eclectic wine list.
  • Gunshow – Chef Kevin Gillespie’s restaurant Gunshow offers a bold, interactive take on the traditional dining experience. Dishes are presented to guests, at their tables, by the chef that prepared the dish. Cocktails are prepared table side on a rolling cart. Diners will receive 8-10 dishes, each meant to be shared between two people. Taxes, gratuity, and beverages are in addition. Reservations are required.
  • Le Petit Chou – Laid-back place with rustic decor offering coffee & French-inspired breakfasts & lunches. A neighborhood spot, the outside patio, garden area, and bar are designed to encourage different types of interaction.  The patio is an intimate location, the bar as place to meet and converse and the garden is a place of reflection.
  • Golden Eagle -Located in historic Reynoldstown just 1.5 miles east of Downtown Atlanta along the scenic Beltline Eastside Trail. This glamorous former train depot serves as a backdrop to the exotic sunken garden up front.
  • Full Commission – A modern and unique dining experience featuring coffee, espresso, tea, cocktails, wine, beer and food!
  • Muchacho – Breakfast tacos, grain bowls & cocktails in a casual, airy spot featuring a terrace.

Shopping & Entertainment

  • Lucky & Lady – This new superior pet boarding and daycare facility is everything but ordinary whose goal is to “improve the lives of our pets and those who love them” by offering the very best pet boarding, doggie daycare, grooming and self-wash services.
  • Madison Yards Publix – This new 54,000 square foot location opened in late June of 2019 and anchors the development.
  • Orangetheory Fitness – Orangetheory is a science-backed, technology-tracked, coach-inspired group workout designed to produce results from the inside out. These centers have grown immensely in popularity throughout the Atlanta area. The location at Madison Yards is expected to open by January 1, 2020, and
  • AMC Theatre – Intown moviegoers are anxious to have a sleek new theatre in the Reynoldstown area and the new AMC Theatre will not disappoint!
  • Oakland Cemetery – Atlanta’s oldest part and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens. Check out ornate monuments and the graves of notable Atlantans, like “Gone With the Wind” writer Margaret Mitchell.
  • Grant Park – a residential district, known for its Victorian mansions and Craftsman bungalows. Its namesake park is laced with walking trails and home to Zoo Atlanta. Check our our coverage of Grant Park!
  • 3 Parks Wine Shop – partake in weekly wine tastings, enjoy great wine offerings, wine growlers on tap, and the best wine club in town.
  • Publix Super Market at Madison Yards – Supermarket chain with a wide selection of groceries, plus deli & bakery departments.
  • Gardenhood – a plant nursery where horticultural expertise, exceptional plants and friendly, knowledgeable people can be found!
  • Krog Street Market – A 9-acre mixed-use development in Atlanta, located along the BeltLine trail at Edgewood Avenue in Inman Park which opened in Summer 2014. The complex is centered on a 12,000-square-foot, west coast-style market and restaurants, and also includes up to 300 apartments. Explore Krog Street Market with this video.
  • Larkin on Memorial – A 63,000 square foot mixed-use re-development bby the developers of Krog Street Market. The goal of the center is to serve the day-to-day needs of our neighbors in the Grant Park, Ormewood Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, and East Atlanta Neighborhoods. Combining the convenience of a practical shopping center with the warmth and hospitality of a familiar family-friendly neighborhood establishment.

First Assortment of Retail, Dining Options Now Open at Madison Yards

Walkability The Atlanta BeltLine

The Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail is also now open around the corner, offering additional connectibility and walkability to residents and visitors. The BeltLine provides access to Cabbagetown, East Atlanta Village, Ponce City Market and Krog Street Market – all by foot, bike or scooter! Parks easily accessible from the BeltLine include Inman Park, Freedom Park, Piedmont Park and Ansley Park. Madison Yards offers a turnkey lifestyle with essentially everything homeowners need at their doorstep!

Homes at Madison Yards

Homebuyers looking to join this exciting community will want to explore Madison Yards at Reynoldstown, a collection of 26 new Atlanta townhomes by Monte Hewett Homes. Priced from the high $500,000s, residents will enjoy spectacular views of the Atlanta skyline as well as convenience to popular destinations.

Townhomes will range from three-to-four stories and offer open-concept living designs with flex spaces, rooftop terraces, gourmet kitchens and more.

Located at 905 Memorial Drive in Atlanta, Madison Yards at Reynoldstown is perfectly located near popular intown neighborhoods that include Reynoldstown, Grant Park, Old Fourth Ward and Inman Park.

Elan Madison Yards offers new studio, one and two bedroom apartments. With refined spaces designed for making memories; a community for the gamers, the stay-at-homers, the explorers, the foodies & everyone in-between. Elan Madison Yards has the space for you.

  • Direct Beltline access & proximity to Madison Yards retail
  • Olympia & Oasis, two resort-inspired swimming pools
  • Flex & Fuel, our 24-Hr Fitness Studio w/ cardio & weights
  • Publix, AMC theater & retailers outside your door
  • Stay connected at the Grind, our co-working & WiFi lounge
  • Head to The Press for all your printing needs

Elan Madison Yards is a Greystar comkmunity. For more information, visit www.elanmadisonyards.com.

Who is Madison Yards named for?

Named in honor of Madison Reynolds, a prominent and successful landowner and businessman after whom Reynoldstown is also named. Madison Reynolds operated a store on Wylie Street for many years. He and his wife Sarah originally came to the area from Covington. They had seven kids including a son, Isaiah P. Reynolds. Isaiah graduated from Clark College (now Clark University) and, after inheriting his father’s fortune, continued his father’s legacy in the area. He dealt in real estate, served as an advocate in civil disputes, and erected a two-story brick store which still stands at 912 Wylie Street, at the corner of Wylie and Kenyon Streets.

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