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Vinings, Georgia

From the turn of the 19th Century until now, Vinings, Georgia’s development has followed that of the nation with trains whistling past, carrying passengers from the North to Florida, automobiles creating the need for paved roads, new houses being built and strong neighborhoods being forged. Vinings differs from most other communities in its resolve to keep the village’s integrity and uniqueness, making it a world away from uncontrolled urban sprawl. And one man, a real estate developer by trade, is largely responsible for keeping Vinings’ charm intact.

Beginning late in 1960, Atlanta developer Felix Cochran began to amass property in the area. His passion to create a gathering place or “town center” that would keep the look and feel of Vinings’ past was so intense that it took him 15 years, and reams of design plans, to make his dream come true. The result is Vinings Jubilee, acknowledged by residents as “downtown Vinings” with shopping and dining opportunities housed in a grouping of multiple buildings, each featuring an architectural element from the Victorian period. Dedicated in October, 1986, Vinings Jubilee opened, complete with its street lanterns and a large clock tower as a beacon for the newcomer.

Streets have been widened to accommodate the flow of new residents but in keeping with the philosophy of the community, sidewalks have been added to encourage more pedestrian traffic. While large office buildings, restaurants, service businesses, and other shopping centers have arisen, all have respectfully kept the integrity of Vinings historic significance as have the increasing numbers of elegant homebuilders and condominiums and apartments builders in this Atlanta area.

An historic treasure valued by those who live and work here, Vinings is also a great treat for visitors who discover it. Select from the categories below for Attractions, Hotels & Motels, Restaurants, Real Estate and Retail Shopping in Vinings, Georgia.

Attractions and Entertainment
The Vinings Club – The Vinings Club offers fine and casual dining, extensive fitness and athletic options, as well as business and social enrichment in an elegant yet comfortable environment. The Vinings Club is located in the Overlook III complex, offering a beautiful panoramic view of the historic ViningsVillage and downtown Atlanta skyline.

Lodging – Vinings, Georgia Hotels & Motels
Hotels, Motels in Vinings, Georgia – Review hotel photos, maps and amenities. Make hotel reservations. Multiple hotels and motels are listed in Vinings, GA

Community and News
Cobb County Chamber of Commerce  The Cobb Chamber’s mission is to strengthen the economy, promote the community, build solid relationships and promote quality service of Cobb County. 
Vinings, Georgia Web Site 
– The leaders of various Vinings Civic Associations are working together to host Vinings community events and to make Vinings a great place to live.
Vinings Historic Preservation Society – Founded in 1993, the foundation’s mission is: “to preserve the historic spirit and structures of Vinings, educate the public about local history, engage in community preservation activities, and forge long-lasting relationships with the local residents and stakeholders toward its endeavors”.
Vinings Rotary Club – The Vinings Rotary Club is the local Rotary chapter in the Vinings area of Atlanta. Visit their site for more details on Rotary Club activities.

Government and Services
Cobb County – Official Cobb County Government web site with links to Cobb County government offices and general information on Cobb County.
Cobb County Sheriff’s Office – The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office web site offers information for communication with the Sheriff’s Office and information on law enforcement.

Health Services
Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna – Emory-AdventistHospital at Smyrna is a 88-bed, not-for-profit facility operated by Adventist Health System (AHS) as a joint venture with Emory Healthcare. Through a 1995 joint venture with Emory Healthcare, Emory-AdventistHospital became the first hospital in Atlanta to be co-owned by two leading health care providers, AHS and Emory.

Industry and Professional
John Nicholson Web Design – John Nicholson Web Design is located in Vinings and offers Internet Consulting, Website Design, Web Hosting and Internet Marketing services for companies in Vinings and the North Atlanta, Georgia area.

Real Estate Agents and Real Estate Companies

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Restaurants and Dining
Garrison’s Broiler & Tap – With three locations in the Metro Atlanta area, the Garrison’s promise is to provide guests with a spectacular first-class dining experience. The menu selection features a variety of items and an extensive collection of wines.
Meehan’s Ale House – More than just standard pub food at this Irish eatery, Meehan’s Ale House offers a full menu of traditional Irish cuisine. With a quaint public house environment, this pub brings authentic customs and neighborhood charm to the area.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza – With dozens of locations in the Metro Atlanta area, and a wide variety of pizzas, calzones, salads and hoagies it is no surprise that Mellow Mushroom’s philosophy is you are what you eat. An extensive beer list and health food items are also included on the menu.
The River Room – Distinctive American cuisine in an European atmosphere can be found at The River Room. Specialties include the Ahi Tuna Au Poivre and the Roasted Rack of Lamb.
SoHo – SoHo serves flavorful contemporary fare inspired by many cultural cuisines and reflects the creativity of New York’s popular SoHo district. Every Wednesday SoHo hosts “Flight Night”, where wine lovers experience fine wines from regions around the world. Located in the heart of Vinings.
The Old Vinings Inn Restaurant – The Vinings Inn offers upscale American Cuisine with Southern influences.

Retail and Shopping
Banana Republic – Banana Republic is a retail clothing store in the Vinings Jubilee Shopping Center.
Jennifer’s Glassworks – Manufacturer of glass doors for homes and offices.
Vinings Gallery – Original paintings and prints as well as custom framing.
Vinings Jubilee Shopping Center – Vinings Jubilee is a local shopping center with Retail Shops and Restaurants in the heart of Vinings, Georgia.