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Where History Meets Modernization

Welcome to Downtown Macon, where vibrant nightlife intersects with historic masterpieces. After undergoing large pushes of revitalization, Downtown Macon has grown to become a more inclusive, diverse, welcoming and heartfelt community. Take your pick of the lofts, historic houses, or Beall’s Hill, each promising an individualized and accommodating experience to any lifestyle. Living in Downtown Macon means living at the center of new ideas, fresh initiatives, and a hopping food and drink scene. Find your perfect Downtown neighborhood.

A street in downtown Macon.
You found your neighborhood, now find your dream career.

Fast Facts

Macon By The Numbers
Invested in Downtown Macon since NewTown’s inception
Years NewTown has led revitalization efforts in Downtown Macon

Major Employers

  • Lofts
  • Historic, Yet Modern
  • Eat & Drink

Elevate Your Lifestyle

Stay grounded while living in the clouds

Be in the heart of Downtown in a roomy and homey loft. With new renovations and construction, a loft in the downtown district is in demand, as amenities and location are just right. Close to downtown and local colleges, the nightlife and community atmosphere is electric – believe us, you are sure to have a good time. Find your loft today:

Cox Capitol Theatre marquee.

Learn from the Past, Live in the Now

Antique flair adds unmistakable character

In Downtown Macon, finding historic memories or blasts from the past is sure to happen. With venues like the Tubman Museum, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, the Grand Opera House and so much more, you not only get a taste of Macon’s history, you’ll get the whole feast. Hear the sounds of the past and present at The Douglass Theater, Theatre Macon, Hargray Capitol Theater or Macon Dueling Piano Bar and feel like you are right back where it all began.

Taste the South & Beyond

Eat and Drink in the Heart of Georgia

In the heart of Georgia, we don’t just know good food and drink, we live for it. While you are sure to find tastes of the South in Downtown Macon, you will also find unique bites from around the globe. Take your pick – everything’s on the menu. Check out Ocmulgee Brewpub where they’re serving up bourbon-glazed burgers. For high-end, southern-style food, check out Dovetail. For high-end seafood, stop by Parish on Cherry. Enjoy a juicy steak or fresh pasta at Downtown Grill. If pizza is calling your name, we don’t blame you. Try Fatty’s Pizza to satisfy the craving. Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen is sure to deliver scrumptious bar bites and brews. To venture into different gastronomic realms, visit Ricky’s Taco Shop for a taste of Mexico, Little India for authentic Indian, LaDDa Bistro for fresh thai, or mouth-watering Asian-fusion at Kinjo Kitchen.