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Catalyst Midtown: Off-Campus Apartment Review (Updated for 2024)

By Dae'Shawn

If you are a student looking for off-campus housing in Atlanta near Georgia Tech, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of apartment options available in Midtown.

At Whistler, we are confident that our variety of floor plans, trendy new amenities, and prime location will satisfy all of the needs of any Georgia Tech student. With this being said, we understand the importance of properly weighing your options.

To help you better compare your options for student housing in Midtown Atlanta, we have written this review on Catalyst Midtown.

Catalyst Midtown Review: Off-Campus Apartments near Georgia Tech

Catalyst apartment living room in Midtown Atlanta. | Catalyst Midtown Reviews

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The Basics

To start, let’s look at the basics.

Address: 1011 Northside Dr NW

Year Opened: 2022

Number of Units: 187

Number of Stories: 6


Past west campus on Northside Drive, you can find the recent student housing project, Catalyst. Catalyst is a six-minute walk to campus and an even shorter walk to the heart of West Midtown.

The property is near restaurants like Rreal Tacos, Chick-Fil-A, Waffle House and more. It is also located across the street from Theory Interlock.

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Catalyst Midtown Reviews, Atlanta apartment pool deck

Image courtesy of Catalyst.

Student housing properties tend to offer more than just basic amenities to accommodate the college lifestyle, and Catalyst Midtown is no exception.

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At Catalyst, residents will have access to a pool and outdoor space, a maker space work lab, a commercial-style fitness center with a multipurpose room, a rooftop skydeck for views of Atlanta, and open and private study areas for when you need a quiet work or study space.


If you are bringing your car to campus, Catalyst offers a secure parking garage with gated access. Spots are available for purchase at an additional fee per month. At the time of publication, there was no information on Catalyst’s website about what they charge for parking.

Read Next: Ultimate Guide to Parking Near Georgia Tech

Pricing and Floor Plans

Catalyst Midtown offers a range of floor plans to choose from. Layouts include:

  • 1×1
  • 2×2
  • 3×3
  • 4×4

These floor plans all feature private bedrooms and bathrooms with shared living and kitchen spaces for you and your roommates to enjoy. Apartments come fully furnished.

At the time of publication in December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at Catalyst range from the $1,100s to over $1,800 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Catalyst’s floor plans page.

If you’d like to learn more about student housing options in Atlanta near Georgia Tech, check out our other Midtown apartment reviews.

We hope this information makes it easier for you to compare the various off-campus properties available to Georgia Tech students. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Whistler, please reach out to our leasing staff! We are more than happy to help in your search for housing!

Originally published 12/21/2022. Last updated 12/6/2023.


Dae'Shawn is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant at Whistler. He is a senior at the Georgia Tech, majoring in Computer Engineering with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Computer Architecture.

December 06, 2023

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