North Avenue Station (MARTA)
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North Avenue Station MARTA
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North Avenue
MARTA rapid transit station
MARTA - N3 Station.jpg
Location 713 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Coordinates 33°46?18?N 84°23?12?W / 33.771712°N 84.386699°W / 33.771712; -84.386699Coordinates: 33°46?18?N 84°23?12?W / 33.771712°N 84.386699°W / 33.771712; -84.386699
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections CCT, GCT, GRTA
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Architect Henri Jova[1]
Other information
Station code N3
Opened December 4, 1981
Passengers (2013) 5,045 (avg. weekday)[2]Steady 0%
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

North Avenue is an underground train station in Atlanta, Georgia, serving the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. Named after the nearby North Avenue, it is located on the southern end of Midtown Atlanta. The walls are made of white tile and painted with a mural of green hills, a blue sky, and clouds. The murals were designed by Gordon Anderson while he was a Professor of Art at Georgia State University. It is among the busiest stations in the system with an average of 15,000 boardings per weekday. The station has a direct entrance to the AT&T Midtown Center and is actually located in the skyscraper's basement.

It provides access to the Baltimore Block, Bank of America Plaza, Center for the Visually Impaired, Bobby Dodd Stadium, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Georgia Institute of Technology, Shakespeare Tavern, The Varsity, Rufus M. Rose House, The Fox Theatre, and the Georgian Terrace Hotel. It also provides connecting bus service to The Carter Center, the communities of Edgewood and Inman Park, Fulton County Sheriffs Headquarters and Jail, Coca-Cola headquarters, Bauder College, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Piedmont Park and Ferst Center for the Arts.

Station layout

G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Gold Line toward Airport (Civic Center)
Red Line toward Airport (Civic Center)
Northbound -> Gold Line toward Doraville (Midtown) ->
-> Red Line toward North Springs (Midtown) ->
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Bus routes

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 1 - Marietta Street
  • Route 2 - Ponce De Leon/East Lake
  • Route 26 - Perry Boulevard / North Avenue
  • Route 99 - Boulevard / Monroe Drive
  • Route 102 - North Avenue/Candler Park

Connection to other transit systems


  1. ^ "Saying good-bye to Henri Jova -- Atlanta architect who saved Midtown". January 27, 2014. Archived from the original on April 1, 2015. Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 2016. 

External links

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