Historic Districts & Local Landmarks

National Register Districts


The City of Marietta has 5 National Register Historic Districts:
  • Atlanta - Frasier Street
  • Church - Cherokee Street
  • Northwest Marietta Street
  • Washington Avenue
  • Whitlock Avenue
View a map of Marietta's national register historic districts (PDF).

Church-Cherokee Streets Historic District


Print copies of the guidelines can be obtained by calling 770-794-5671 or emailing the commission.

Forest Avenue Historic District


  • Forest Avenue Historic District
  • DRAFT - Forest Avenue Design Guidelines
Print copies of the guidelines can be obtained by calling 770-794-5671 or emailing the Commission.

Polk / Moon / Maple Historic District


Church Cherokee Neighborhood Homeowners' Handbook


Print copies of the handbook may be obtained by calling 770-794-5671 or emailing the Commission.

Kennesaw Avenue Historic District


In August 2013 a portion of Kennesaw Avenue became the City's first locally designated historic district. Properties within the district must first obtain a Certificate of Appropriateness prior to the commencement of any projects listed under Article 7-8-9-050. For more information, see the FAQs about Historic Districts brochure (PDF).
Contact information for Kennesaw Avenue Historic District representatives:

Meg Hartin
Phone: 770-422-4764

Ryan Touchton
303 Kennesaw Avenue
Email
Phone: 404-867-7000

Local Landmarks


The following are locally-designated historic landmarks passed by the Marietta City Council and Marietta Historic Preservation Commission under Section 7-8-9 of the comprehensive development code:
Historic properties are structures, sites, or works of art deemed worthy of preservation by reason of its value to the city for one of the following reasons:
  • It is an outstanding example of a structure representative of its era
  • It is one of the few remaining examples of a past architectural style
  • It is a place or structure associated with an event or person of historic or cultural significance to the city
  • It is a site of natural or aesthetic interest that is continuing to contribute to the cultural or historical development and heritage of the city
If you have any questions, call 770-794-5671.