639 Franklin Road SE, Marietta, GA, US, 30067
- Phone: (678) 355-5050
- Fax: (770) 794-3335
With three glass-enclosed levels offering more than 70 specialty shops, restaurants, entertainment options and gathering spots, this downtown shopping center draws a steady stream of visitors from all over town. The main business comes from tourists, however, who are drawn to the downtown area by the many hotels and business functions. Skywalks connect the center to several well-placed parking structures as well as to the Hilton, the Hyatt Regency and the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. See website for complete list of restaurants, shops, and services.
This vast collection of shopping, dining and entertainment outlets (100+) is located in the heart of downtown's business district. Covering six city blocks, the underground mall is anchored by the World of Coca-Cola, which sits behind a 138-foot (42-meter) light tower at the entrance. Many specialty retailers and restaurant chains are represented between Upper Alabama and Central Avenue, while the rustic-themed Lower Alabama street market is home to smaller stores, quaint eateries and several nightlife options. Business hours of stores may vary.
Established in 1929, Friedman's Shoe Store has been consistent in offering quality footwear at reasonable prices. Though a bit difficult to locate, once you are in the shop, you will find an assortment of fine formal and semi-casual shoes for men and women. You can be assured of finding the right fit and type that will suit you.
This fine boutique right on Peachtree Street offers Atlanta locals a downtown connection for ladies' accessories. Fashion in every style from the elegant to funky is available, at respectable prices. Your choices include dazzling costume jewelry, hair accessories, brooches, pins, earrings, scarves, umbrellas and all manner of personal appointment for completing any dress-up outfit. If you're looking for an interesting gift idea, check out the impressive collection of beautiful Austrian crystal.
AmericasMart 3 is one of the three AmericasMarts at Atlanta that serves as a great place for retailers. The place serves as the country's most popular wholesale market that features home furnishings and rugs; however, there is a lot here for the men, women and children's interests also. The mart also offers lovely apparels for special occasions such as weddings and formal functions. So, if you are on a lookout for something good, well under your budget, AmericasMart 3 is the place to be.
One might feel overwhelmed by the 7.1 million square foot (0.65 million square meters) of space at Americasmart Atlanta. Its an wholesale market for not only for apparel wear but also for gift, home furnishings and rugs. It truly lives up to its values of care, commitment and honesty and providing quality to everyone who comes in contact with it.
This urban farmer's market provides a funky little collection of produce and livestock offerings to Atlanta's in-town shoppers. Set in the historically-black Sweet Auburn neighborhood, the market turns out as many as 25 vendors at any given time. Organic produce is the specialty, but you'll also find an unparalleled assortment of rabbits, fowls and other small livestock for sale. Various entertainers gather around the booths and displays, offering gospel, soul and other forms of musical diversion.
Housed in a nondescript structure on Carroll Street, Little's Food Store may be easy to overlook; but be assured you will be missing out on some delicious burgers. Little's Food Store was established in 1929, and has remained unchanged since then. The grocery store and deli has been delighting customers for more than eight decades, garnering a huge clientele that only keeps on growing. The burgers keep people coming back for more. The patty is rich making each bite heavenly, and is well complemented by vegetables and sauces. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. The supermarket stores fresh grocery, wines, beer, candy, bread and any food item you may require.
The quiet area around Grant Park's Milledge Fountain gets transformed into a space bustling with activity on Sundays, thanks to Grant Park Farmers Market. An initiative started by the Grant Park Conservancy, this market quickly rose to become one of the best since its inception in 2001. The aim of this market is to promote local producers, and provide the people with fresh, quality goods. Grant Park Farmers Market goes beyond being a mere shopping venue and also plays host to various events that are entertaining and educational.
Experience some of the city's best baked goods, hearty breakfasts and gourmet sandwiches at this popular daytime dining spot. Situated alongside Freedom Park's extensive pathways, it's the perfect place to grab a quick coffee and muffin after a morning jog. Better yet, sit down, relax and enjoy a full- service breakfast or lunch while you savor the café's high-quality, fresh roasted coffee and free WiFi. The menu features breakfast and brunch items all day. Standouts include the sweet potato pancakes, shrimp and grits, and curried chicken salad sandwich. Most of Highland Bakery's menu items incorporate their fine house-made breads. Don't leave without picking up some of their fabulous pastries, cookies and cupcakes to enjoy later.
Atlanta's booming technical community and Georgia Tech students alike have relied on this reliable book outlet since 1954. Specializing in technical texts, from engineering textbooks to advanced how-to electronics manuals, these pros maintain one of the largest and most noteworthy inventory of technical literature in the Southeast. If you can't make a special trip to the shop, opt for home convenience by browsing the on-line catalog, where the store's entire massive inventory is available for sale.
Channel your inner diva at this unique hair, makeup and photography boutique. Pin Up Girls! Cosmetics offers hair and makeup services for individuals and private parties, including glamorous up-dos, bridal looks and makeup application lessons. What sets this shop apart, however, is their amazing ability to transform women into 1940s and 1950s "pin up girl" bombshells. Walk into the shop in your modern attire, emerge a pin-curled, ruby-lipped old Hollywood beauty. Capture the transformation with a professional photo shoot customized just for you. Mix and match your own wardrobe with the shop's costume selection and try out several looks. The end result is a fun and flirty photo - a perfect gift for your special someone. The boutique also offers vintage-inspired apparel, jewelry and accessories.