Atlanta is considered an "alpha world city," and with a gross domestic product of US$270 billion, Atlanta's economy ranks 15th among world cities and sixth in the nation. Although Atlanta’s economy is considered diverse, dominant sectors include logistics, professional and business services, media operations, and information technology. Topographically, Atlanta is marked by rolling hills and dense tree coverage. Revitalization of Atlanta's neighborhoods, initially spurred by the 1996 Olympics, has intensified in the 21st century, altering the city's demographics, politics, and culture.
Buckhead is the uptown district of Atlanta, Georgia—comprised of several neighborhoods just inside the perimeter. It is Atlanta’s third largest business district behind Downtown and Midtown, and was rated one of the country’s “Top Affluent Communities” by the Robb Report. Buckhead also has a plethora of shopping and entertainment with more than 200 restaurants, luxury hotels and nightspots including Lenox Square Mall, Phipps Plaza, Chastain Park Amphitheater and Chastain Horse Park.
Historic Brookhaven is a historic neighborhood, part of which lies in Atlanta's Buckhead Community and part of which lies in city of Brookhaven, Georgia, to which it lends its name. Capital City Club country club is at the center of the neighborhood, and it is surrounded by valuable homes, many of which were designed by a number of well-known Atlanta architects of the pre-war period. The neighborhood boundaries are well defined, and it stretches from Peachtree Dunwoody Road to the west, Windsor Parkway to the north, Mabry Drive to the east, and Peachtree Road to the south.
Historic Brookhaven has perpetually been one of metropolitan Atlanta's wealthiest neighborhoods.