Over the decades, the city has been transformed into a progressive and vibrant international city. From the South’s largest collection of antiques to the extensive collection of auto dealerships at Chamblee’s Auto Dealer Row, Chamblee is an exciting city to explore.
Chamblee is easily accessible from I-85 and I-285, providing convenience to downtown attractions and Stone Mountain Park. Chamblee offers comfortable lodging, bargain hunting opportunities and an incredible selection of dining options. The Chamblee MARTA Station (Atlanta’s Rapid Transit System) and City Hall are both located downtown, surrounded by a variety of unique antique shops and casual dining.
The downtown district has experienced significant commercial development including lofts and townhomes since 2000, creating an expanding city center, while maintaining its history with vintage buildings and architecture. Visit some of Chamblee’s beautiful parks and attend one of their family-friendly events happening throughout the year. You’ll discover that Chamblee is a thriving urban city with a diverse community and international flair.
Atlanta’s Chinatown Mall is located in the heart of Downtown Chamblee. The mall opened in 1988 and served as a cultural center for the growing population of Chinese Americans in and around DeKalb. The Chinatown Mall has over 30 unique tenants including a supermarket and a herbal medicine shop. One of the mall’s most distinguishing features is their food court. Experience authentic cuisine from different regions in China. Each one of them completely different than the other. With the Chinatown Mall and the International Corridor, Chamblee shines in Atlanta’s DeKalb as a hub for cultural diversity.
Chamblee is home to the popular Taste of Chamblee Festival happening in early fall. The Festival features cuisine from the incredible variety of international restaurants found along Buford Highway known as DeKalb’s International Corridor and other areas of the city. The Taste of Chamblee is the city’s largest event featuring some of the area’s best restaurants in a family friendly environment. In addition to great festival food, there is an abundance of live entertainment for all types of music lovers. The event is hosted by the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation.
Chamblee is home to six parks; Clairmont Park, Huntley Hills Park, Keswick Park, Peachtree Park, Shallowford Park and Village Park. Each park has a variety of features, including playgrounds, ball fields, barbecue grills, pavilions/picnic areas, walking trails, and seating areas. The parks, excluding Keswick Park, are designed as neighborhood parks to be used by those living within biking or walking distance. Keswick Park was created to serve as a community park with ball fields, a community building facility and plenty of parking.
For upcoming events and more information, visit http://www.chambleega.com/