Lawrenceville, or L’ville, is a city that is known for attracting visitors and turning them into residents. Located off of I-85, the city has a diverse population of people from around the globe who are proud to call the Atlanta suburb home. While charming and quaint, the area is also known for its state-of-the-art medical, educational and government facilities. In 2005, the city embarked on an ambitious and expansive revitalization project to transform its historic downtown district, helping to preserve the legacy of the city. The downtown square is now known for offering a variety of antique shops, one-of-a-kind boutiques and popular restaurants, housed in restored buildings, giving it a classic, yet modern feel. Discovery Mills, a local outlet mall, is a major attraction for visitors and residents alike, offering bargain shopping and more. The city also offers a plethora of recreational activities for residents. The Rhodes Jordan Park is a 162 acre park with both natural and man made facilities for all ages to enjoy. There are also facilities such as the Aurora Theater which act as hubs for creativity and culture.