The Midtown West District located amid Atlanta's ever changing skyline of high-rise buildings is committed to preserving historic architectural structures of an earlier era - located on 12 acres in West Midtown Atlanta and home to award winning restaurants, specialty shops and professional firms.
Brickworks Atlanta, the largest development in the Midtown West District, located at 1000 Marietta Street features restored loft-style buildings that date back to the 1880s. With a focus on the use of antique brick and large steel-framed factory windows, Brickworks Atlanta offers warm, open spaces that support a broad range of uses.
Buildings within The Midtown West District & Brickworks Atlanta are restored reminders of an almost forgotten industrial era and long-ago livestock trade and meat processing industry. This area of Atlanta located next to historic Norfolk Southern rail lines, the same lines General Sherman used when he visited Atlanta in 1864, were later used to ship horses, mules, cattle and pigs from the West to structures along Marietta Street and Brady Avenue. The Stockyards, Barns, Saddle Shops, Dairies and Auction Houses that supported this trade covered much of the area's landscape until the 1940's. Warehouses and industrial buildings followed becoming commonplace, structures that are now rare in Atlanta due to neglect or demolition for new development.
Expansion and renovation of these unique loft-style buildings continues daily. Plans for additional converted buildings are scheduled through the year 2017.