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What is the area around Emory like?

HoggirlHoggirl Registered User Posts: 1,528 Senior Member
edited August 2013 in Emory University
Is it suburban? Are there restauarnts and shopping nearby? Can one walk to restauarants and shopping? How safe is the area?

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Replies to: What is the area around Emory like?

  • bernie12bernie12 Registered User Posts: 5,293 Senior Member
    Yes, Yes (Emory Point for shopping. You can eat at both the Point and Village, or walk/ride up to the Clairmont area. If you want more shopping, there are Emory shuttles that go to malls, and they are of course free), and for the most part. The area is pretty nice. Any crime is a result of Emory being in metro Atlanta more so than anything else. The area is mostly high and mid income homes.
  • HoggirlHoggirl Registered User Posts: 1,528 Senior Member
    ^Thank you!
  • birdy01birdy01 Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
    The main campus is surrounded by graduate schools: the School of Medicine is on the same side of Clifton road, the graduate schools in the sciences are down Clifton Road across from the Health center, and the Law school is on the other side of the road. Students can walk to Emory Village, where there are lots of small restaurants, a CVS, and a few shops. Emory Point just opened, which is also in walking distance, and has nicer restaurants and shops. The CDC is also in walking distance! Aside from that, you'll need to take MARTA or a car to get to anywhere else of interest. But Atlanta is such a fun city, and there is always something to do. The immediate area around Emory doesn't have much crime. It's mostly a suburban area--lots of houses and apartments for University affiliates and CDC employees.
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