Underground Atlanta, Atlanta

Underground Atlanta, Atlanta

Underground Atlanta is a 12-acre collection of restaurants and shops in Kenny's Alley, that specialize in souvenirs and gifts. You can find a large number of vendors selling merchandise off antique pushcarts. This shopping venue is a great place to find a gift for your near and dear ones. It is a shopping and entertainment district in the Five Points neighborhood of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, near the intersection of the east and west MARTA rail lines. First opened in 1969, it takes advantage of the viaducts built over the city's many railroad tracks to accommodate later automobile traffic. Each level has two main halls, still called Upper and Lower Alabama and Pryor Streets. In 2004, in an effort to keep Underground Atlanta from closing a second time, the city passed an ordinance allowing bars in the complex to remain open and serve drinks until 4:00AM -- a last call 90 minutes later than the rest of the city had recently been restricted to. Patrons were also permitted to take their open alcoholic drinks from bar to bar. Despite this, Underground Atlanta has consistently struggled to attract consistent and diverse patronage. Indeed, since its re-opening in 1989, Underground has become a conundrum that leaves tourists befuddled and struggles to attract locals.
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Sight Name: Underground Atlanta
Sight Location: Atlanta, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Atlanta Downtown Walk  

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