Dunwoody is centrally located in the north metro area of Atlanta and spans into the counties of Fulton and DeKalb. With a population of approximately 50,000, Dunwoody is one of Atlanta’s finest, upscale communities. Dunwoody Village is the historic heart of the community, and the location of the iconic Dunwoody Farmhouse. The distinctiveColonial Williamsburg architectural style of the district originated with the construction of Dunwoody Village Shopping Center in the 1970s, for which the district gets its name. Since then, all other construction in the area followed suit, giving Dunwoody a unique architectural identity and sense of place. Dunwoody is also the home of Perimeter Mall. The mall was developed in 1971, spurring major office, residential, and commercial developments in the decades since. It is one of Metro Atlanta’s largest job centers, employing hundreds of thousands of people each day.