Betty Mauldin Park, Norcross, GA
About Norcross, GA
Norcross, GA is where trendy urban lifestyles meet classical elegance around the top-end perimeter. The 100-plus-year old, beautifully renovated buildings here in Gwinnett County's second oldest city accompany restored Victorian cottages and Queen Anne-Styled homes to serve as venues for an eclectic array of restaurants, shops and a performing arts. It is a "Charming Anecdote to Modern Suburbia," a Place to Imagine.
In Norcross, Georgia where memories are made, residents enjoy some of the finest in dining, shopping, entertainment and more along the city's beautiful 6.5 square miles of bustling corridors, landscaped parks and stroller-friendly sidewalks. The vibrant, picturesque, 112-acre downtown historic district all began in 1869 when entrepreneur J.J. Thrasher bought 250 acres and named them after Jonathan Norcross, his friend and the fourth mayor of Atlanta. The Norcross Senior Center is where loved ones enjoy activities that enhance their independence, social and other services designed to maintain their life quality while Movie Mondays are held every couple of weeks or so at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center.
Norcross recently recertified as an ARC Green Community, one of only six certified-Platinum in the Metro Atlanta area, as recognition for the city's commitment to sustainable living. The second oldest city in Gwinnett County and home to over 16,000 also holds the distinction as the first to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places, due largely to the old town historic charm of the well-preserved downtown buildings, some dating over 100 years old, that now serve as venues to popular local eateries, shops and other local businesses.
Norcross has achieved Platinum Status, the highest possible (and one of only three cities in the region), in the Green Communities Program from the Atlanta Regional Commission for efforts at making areas environmentally friendly, the extensive efforts made at material recycling, land use and preservation. In addition to the designation as Tree City USA since 2004 by the Arbor Day Foundation for the ongoing commitment made to the protection of local trees, Norcross is also recognized for affordable housing, healthy living, sustainability and more.
More about Norcross, GA
Parks: Best Friend Park, Betty Mauldin Park, Cemetery Field, Discovery Garden Park, Graves Park, Heritage Park, Holcomb Bridge Park, Johnson-Dean Park, Jones Bridge Park, Lillian Webb Park, Lucky Shoals Park, Pinnacle Park, Rossie Brundage Park, Simpsonwood Park, Summerour Park, Thrasher Park, Veterans Park
Continuing Education: Breneau University Satellite Campus
Popular Destinations Nearby: Ace, Aldi, Barnes & Noble, Belk, Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, DSW, Home Depot, Ingles, Kroger, Lowe's, Michael's, Publix, Sprouts, Target, Trader Joe's, Tuesday Morning, Walmart, Atlanta Comedy Theater, Cultural Arts & Community Center, Fire Station Museum, Historic Cotton Gin, Lionheart Theatre, Norcross Gallery and Studios, The Rectory
Public Libraries: Norcross Branch, Peachtree Corners Branch
Transit: The Gwinnett County Transit Stop Brook Hollow Parkway at North Norcross-Tucker Road connects with the Doraville MARTA Station Monday through Saturday where bus routes are available to Buckhead, the Centers for Disease Control, Dekalb-Peachtree Airport and Tucker. In addition, the MARTA Gold Line Train Route starts at the Doraville Station and terminates at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with stops at popular Metro Atlanta business, entertainment and other hubs.
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