The City of Avondale Estates is a community of friendly neighbors, unique local businesses and flare. It was founded in 1924 by George Francis Willis, who purchased the entire village of Ingleside to create a planned community. The City is known for its close-knit community, beautiful setting and diverse architectural styles. Avondale Estates Main Street is a charming place to greet your neighbors and experience the unique shops and eateries of that this area is known for. The City also hosts many events and festivals throughout the year. It is convenient to The Dekalb Farmer Market and Agnes Scott University.