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November Streetcar Experience: Peachtree Center Stop

Each month, we hop off the Streetcar and explore the surrounding area by foot to give you a current listing of what’s happening at our spotlighted stop.

This month, we're highlighting the Peachtree Center stop, which sits in the thick of Downtown's hustle and bustle. This is your destination for luxurious hotels, casual to fine dining, a quick coffee, and some of the center city's most remarkable architectural diversity.

The Peachtree Center stop is also the route's direct connection to the MARTA heavy rail system at the Peachtree Center rail station.

HISTORY

John Portman is the famous architect and developer behind Downtown icons like Peachtree Center, the Hyatt Regency, AmericasMart, the Westin and Hotel Indigo (whose JP Atlanta is named for Mr. Portman). Read a New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Portman here, and read Curbed's coverage of Portman's role in reviving urban cores here.

EVENTS

Sips in the City, all month long. There are a variety of Sips bars and restaurants located near this stop that offer fabulous happy hour specials. Explore their listings and get to sipping.

It's a Wonderful Murder!, through January 17. Head to Agatha's A Taste of Mystery for a murder mystery dinner theater experience like no other. Join a cast of your favorite holiday characters in a….different…..telling of this holiday classic. 

Reservation Special at the Ellis Hotel, weekends in November. The Ellis will offer $99/night (+ tax) deluxe rooms on all weekends in November 2016 (Fri, Sat and Sun nights only!), based upon availability. Type in ATLANTA into the Promo/Corp Code box on our website’s reservation’s center. Congratulations to the Ellis for ranking #2 in Atlanta by Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice issue for Best Hotels in Atlanta!

The Atlanta Fall Immediate Delivery Show at AmericasMart, November 1-3. From jewelry to furniture, and everything in between, restock your inventory instantly with products your customers need for the holidays and beyond.

BARocker Regional Competition, November 3. Bartenders from Hard Rock Cafes across the region will be at the regional round to represent Hard Rock in the BARocker competition, which will be judged by a panel of industry experts and local celebrities.

#ShopSmall Scavenger Hunt, November 26. Our action-packed Scavenger Hunt will take you through the historic Sweet Auburn District, Downtown Atlanta, and the Old Fourth Ward; all areas which are easily accessible from the Atlanta Streetcar, Relay Bike Share and by foot.

Try It Tuesday, November 29. Ride the Atlanta Streetcar for free the last Tuesday of each month! It's a great way to have a new #StreetcarExperience.

SEE & DO

Explore and check out a book from the Central Library.

Visit Margaret Mitchell Square (pictured above). What's the story behind it's design? Read about it here.

Ride along the Portman PATH Cycle Track, PATH's mode of connecting the Beltline to Centennial Olympic Park. Read about it here.

EAT

You'll find no shortage of dining options near this Streetcar stop, whether it's a casual lunch, a cup of coffee or a sumptuous sit-down affair. The Mall at Peachtree Center's food court contain's some of the city's most popular eateries and is especially busy during Dragon Con.

Quiznos Subs

The Bistro

Terrace Bistro at The Ellis Hotel

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

Braves All Star Grill

AG at The Ritz-Carlton

Jittery Joe's and Lumen Lobby Bar at The Ritz-Carlton

Meehan's Public House

Coffee at 200 Peachtree

Alma Cocina

The Commerce Club

Hooters

Amalfi Pizza and Red Phone Booth

Hard Rock Cafe

Peachtree Center Mall Food Court + Restaurants (Tin Lizzy's, Gus's Fried Chicken, Aviva by Kameel and more.)

Sway, Twenty-Two Storys and Polaris at the Hyatt Regency

Starbucks

The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View

Ray's in the City

JP Atlanta at Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown

Jalapeno Charlie's

Fire of Brazil

STAY

From laid-back to high-end to chic boutique, stay in a great room just a stone's throw from the Streetcar.

Residence Inn Atlanta Downtown

Courtyard Atlanta Downtown

The Ellis Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

The Westin Peachtree Plaza

SHOP

Whether you need sundry items or a brand new outfit, this part of Downtown has you covered.

The Mall at Peachtree Center

Jos. A. Bank menswear

CVS Pharmacy

AmericasMart

International Peach Mart Convenience Store

BUSINESS

This Streetcar stop is surrounded by iconic Downtown office towers, event spaces and businesses large and small.

Georgia-Pacific Center, including amenities

One Ninety One Peachtree Tower, including amenities

200 Peachtree Event Space

Breen Smith Advertising

AmericasMart

Bank of America, SunTrust and BB&T banking branches