One of Doraville’s greatest assets is the location of its downtown. It has its own MARTA stop, and is easily accessible from both Buford Highway and I-285. Not only that, but the city owns more than 10 acres of land in this area that is mainly a blank slate: filled with parking lots and partially or completely unused buildings.
This map above shows the area commonly considered “Downtown Doraville.” Areas highlighted in yellow show the land owned by the city You can see that most of it is parking lot. Even some of the buildings that are in this zone hold only a couple of people or are not used at all.