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Coming from smaller towns, physicians Sharon Castellino and Renato Santos weren’t sure they wanted to live in a big city, until jobs with Emory School of Medicine brought them to Atlanta. Fortunately, their quiet neighborhood, equidistant from the university, Druid Hills, and Decatur, gives them the walkability of intown life with plenty of greenspace and trees.
Year-round, Tammy and Christopher Weiser and their two boys head to this porch addition, since it’s able to accommodate all seasons with a fireplace, ceiling fan, and relaxing swinging bed. Interior designer Kate Hayes, who supervised the remodel, offers advice on designing an outdoor space.
The farm-to-table dishes at The White Bull need some editing, but there's no doubting the sincerity and talent underpinning this downtown Decatur restaurant.
Clark Ashton has a metal-art museum in his Decatur yard: The Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill
In 1990, Clark Ashton quit his day job as an electronic technician to devote his life to building a metal-art museum in the front and back yards of his Decatur home. The Augusta native dubbed it the Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill.
Best known for fine dining spot 4th & Swift (which closed in 2016) and seafood spot Noble Fin, restaurateur Jay Swift has accepted a new post as executive chef at the Iberian Pig in Decatur.
Mini-reviews of the Local Pizzaiolo, the White Bull, Noona, Achie's, Genuine Pizza, and Dixie Q
Investors must view our property as the perfect tear-down. After all, it’s a strange, dated home on a large, attractive lot near Decatur Square. But this is a historical Lustron, a modular kit designed completely in steel—from interior walls to roof shingles—during the housing shortages following World War II, in an era when metal was reserved for commercial buildings and instruments of war.