Norcross, Georgia is the second oldest city in Gwinnett County. Norcross is a charming city with modern flair. Historically known as “Atlanta’s Favorite Summer Resort”, Norcross preserves its southern heritage with its 112 acre Historic District. The city was the first to be placed on the Register of Historic Places. In the heart of the original community was The Eastern Continental Divide, which ran alongside Thrasher Park and down North Peachtree Street. In the past, the Cherokee Indians traveled along this path that leads to the Chattahoochee River, so needless to say, the city embraces history and culture. Easily accessible from major highways such as I-85, I-75, I-285, and Hwy 400, Norcross offers a convenient location quietly tucked away from the hustle and bustle and our Norcross apartments for rent are no exception.
Just minutes from downtown Atlanta, you will enjoy being so close to all the area has to offer, including endless entertainment possibilities. Looking to have a fun outing with the kids? Visit Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta’s biggest family attraction; the Atlanta Zoo, a private wildlife park; Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, or bring them to the Center for Puppetry Arts, a museum that shows you how puppets are created.
If you are a sports fan, you will enjoy sporting events at the Philips Arena, Turner Stadium, and Georgia World Congress Center where pro sports teams such as the Braves, Falcons and Hawks play. You will also have the bonus of seeing college sporting events at Georgia Tech or the University of Georgia.
If you are more of a nature lover you will enjoy Stone Mountain, which features hiking, biking and walking trails with scenic views. Walk through the 30 acres of botanical gardens at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. You can also visit Lake Lanier and Allatoona Lake for some fun on the water. Go for a walk at Centennial Olympic Park which features interactive fountains and a splash pad for children to play in.
If you enjoy the arts, there is an abundance of performing art centers in the area including Fox Theater, the Atlanta Opera and Ballet, Atlanta Symphony and Orchestra, and Hudgens Center for the Arts. In addition to all of these great entertainment opportunities, there is also plenty of dining and shopping options, including the Mall of Georgia, the second largest mall in the South East! Norcross and the nearby city of Atlanta offers you with so much to do, you will never find yourself bored.
Norcross belongs to two different school districts, Gwinnett County School District and Ivy Prep School District, offering a great education to its residents. There are also continuing education opportunities at the area’s surrounding colleges and universities. The closest being the Everest Institute Norcross, which is located three miles from the center of the city. It is a small two year private college that offers undergraduate programs to its students. Located in the nearby Tucker, GA is a popular culinary school called Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta. There are many other college choices in the surrounding towns including Gwinnett College Lilburn, Interactive College of Technology Chamblee, ITT Technical Institute Duluth, and much more.
The city of Norcross is constantly improving their economy with new shops and restaurants popping up in the downtown area, which helps to bring in a new generation of business owners, and other residents to the community. Norcross provides residents with employment opportunities, especially with the addition of all of these new businesses. Major employers include Rock-Tenn, RentPath, Institute of Industrial Engineers, LSI Corporation, EMS Technologies, and so much more. Being located near Atlanta also gives Norcross residents more employment opportunities just a short drive away. You will be sure to find yourself a new career living in the city of Norcross.
Aspen Square owns and manages one apartment community in Norcross, GA – Oakbrook Pointe. Oakbrook Pointe offers one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent in Norcross as well as resort-style amenities. Residents will enjoy two resort-style swimming pools with expansive sundeck, a fitness center, tennis courts, private patios/balconies, picnic areas, and so much more. Oakbrook Pointe also offers pet friendly apartments in Norcross and large breeds are welcome. So if you are searching for a Norcross apartment, come home to Oakbrook Pointe, where convenience and lifestyle meet.