Neighborhoods


LANDMARK DISTRICT & DOWNTOWN

Savannah’s real estate treasures and its preserved city plan led to this city’s designation as a National Historic District in 1966. The internationally celebrated plan was created by General Oglethorpe and implemented in 1733. It began with six wards: each ward contained …



VICTORIAN DISTRICT

The introduction of paved streets and electricity, and the installation of a streetcar system in 1869, led to the development of Savannah’s first suburb. Starting at the southern edges of the city, developers began building frame houses, creating what is now called …



THOMAS SQUARE STREETCAR HISTORIC DISTRICT

Savannah electrified its streetcar in 1888, extending two lines from the Victorian District south along Whitaker Street and creating the Thomas Square streetcar suburb. Designated a National Register Historic District in 1997, the Thomas Square area contains late 19thcentury residential, commercial, and …



ARDSLEY PARK – CHATHAM CRESCENT HISTORIC DISTRICT

This large, highly intact residential area began its development 1910 as two adjacent planned subdivisions. In a variation of Oglethorpe’s original city plan, Ardsley Park was developed as a regular grid with landscaped squares. The Chatham Crescent plan is Beaux Arts-influenced, with …



DAFFIN PARK – PARKSIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT

Increasingly popular as a residential area, this district features two distinct elements: the Beaux Arts-inspired Daffin Park built in 1909 in the north half of the district and Parkside, a residential subdivision established in 1916 that contains mostly early twentieth-century single family …



GORDONSTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

The newest neighborhood in Savannah to be named to the National Register of Historic Places, the Gordonston Historic District was officially listed in 2001. Gordonston is a planned subdivision, laid out on 80 acres in the early 20th century by the Gordon …



THE ISLE OF HOPE HISTORIC DISTRICT

With storybook charm, a cluster of quaint historic homes near the Isle of Hope Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway anchors this unique coastal riverside community dating from the early 19th through early 20th centuries. Moving inland from the river, more contemporary homes …



RICHMOND HILL

Located in Bryan County, directly south/southwest of Chatham County, Richmond Hill is about a 25-minute drive from Downtown Historic Savannah. This established and growing community is an increasingly popular choice for homeowners with families, who desire the Richmond Hill school system, low …



TYBEE ISLAND

Only a 20-minute drive from Savannah, Tybee Island is a sandy beached jewel where residents and visitors enjoy the laid-back quality of life on an island. There’s nothing like the sense of freedom that comes with living on a relatively small piece …



WATERFRONT PROPERTY

Historic Savannah and the surrounding area is laced with an extensive network of waterways, many of which lead to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Within a 15- or 20-mile radius of the city are riverfront properties dating from the 1700s …



BALDWIN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

This neighborhood lies within the Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Historic district and is known for the stunning Craftsman-style frame and brick bungalows and frame houses that give it a distinctive look and feel. Located on the north side of Ardsley, Baldwin is also …



EFFINGHAM COUNTY

In addition to Guyton and Rincon, Effingham County includes other small communities and expanses of land -— all of which feature a range of equestrian properties and country estates, as well as tasteful new construction in rural and semi-rural landscapes. A mix …



GUYTON & RINCON

To the west of Savannah, beginning just beyond 1-95, Guyton and Rincon, offer access to the Historic City combined with ideal country living, including lots cleared and wooded land and wonderful options for horse owners. Ranging from a few tidy acres with …