Atlanta Memorial Park 384 Woodward Way NW, Atlanta, GA30305 Located at the site of the bloody Civil War Battle of Peachtree Creek on July 20, 1864, the scenic park includes walking…More trails and playgrounds. Along with 69 acres of wooded trails and meadows, the park includes two Buckhead landmarks named for city sports legends, Bobby Jones Golf Course and Bitsy Grant Tennis Center.
Colonial Homes Apartments 240 Colonial Homes Dr NW, Atlanta, GA30309 Colonial Homes is a stately apartment complex that was built in the 1940s. Located between Peachtree Rd. and the…More Bobby Jones Golf Course, the complex is in walking distance to local shops, restaurants, gyms, and the Atlanta Memorial Park. The apartments here are one- and two-bedroom units, and some of them feature hardwood floors and ceramic bath tiles. The facility's amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, pool, sand volleyball court, large detached garages, a free monitored alarm system, and complimentary laundry service.
Beloved by Atlanta's tennis community, "Bitsy" Grant is a landmark in the game's history here. This tennis…More center is named for Grant, who played at the courts in Atlanta's Memorial Park. A fierce competitor, standing just 5-foot-4-inches tall, Grant won the U.S. Clay Court title three times and played on three U.S. Davis Cup teams. He won 19 national senior tennis titles.
The Tennis Center bearing his name hosted the 1955 U.S. Clay Court Championships and other national tournaments. Bitsy Grant is the largest public tennis facility in the city and the only one with clay courts open to the public. It has 13 clay courts, six lit, and 10 hard courts. It also houses the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame. The Friends of Bitsy Grant is a fund-raising organization seeking to renovate the historic clubhouse.