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Planning Director discusses tree ordinance

Tim Keane, Atlanta’s planning commissioner, said his department is working to strengthen the city’s tree ordinance, making it less about paying fees to remove trees and more about protecting trees. via Keane discusses tree ordinance, traffic at Buckhead Council –

Posted in Arts, Environment, Planning

Architecture Tourist: Five Unseen Ponce Churches

Inside Saint John Chrysostom, a high style family home that had a bowling alley. via Architecture Tourist: Terry’s #PhoenixFlies2019 Curation: Five Unseen Ponce de Leon Churches.

Posted in Atlanta, History, Living

Gucci expands; Hublot and Micheal Kors close

Gucci is expanding its Phipps Plaza footprint. Plans last week and earlier this month were filed with the City of Atlanta for the Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods to renovate its existing 5,515-square-foot Buckhead store, and to

Posted in Retail

Proposed security camera systems

Neighborhood representatives are proposing security camera programs in Pine Hills and North Buckhead in the hope of curbing property crime. “Our crime levels are usually very low, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to get them lower,” said Gordon

Posted in Law and Order, Living

New development in Brookhaven

A controversial townhome and single-family development will be built on the 6-acre site of the Boys & Girls Club on North Druid Hills Road following a Dec. 12 vote by the Brookhaven City Council to approve the project. The council

Posted in Atlanta, Development

Maps to Atlanta street art, murals

Inspired by a walking tour of Bushwick, New York, (street art enthusiast Art) Rudick took on the hobby of photographing Atlanta murals and creating streetartmap.org, a catalogue of street-art collections from Grant Park to Buckhead’s Disco Kroger piece—and far beyond.

Posted in Arts, Atlanta

Emory University annexation approved

Emory University and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will become part of the City of Atlanta on Jan. 1. The Atlanta City Council approved the annexation at its Monday meeting. via Atlanta

Posted in Atlanta, Cities

Phipps to add Nobu and more

Phipps Plaza is about to undergo major new transformation into a premiere mixed-use development as Simon, the owners of the Buckhead mall, attempt to re-energize the space with a new luxury hotel, restaurants, an office tower and fitness complex. via

Posted in Development, Dining, Retail

New section of Beltline in Buckhead

The project will include construction of a 10-foot-wide multiuse trail along the north side of Peachtree Creek on Woodward Way east of Northside Drive. A new bridge over the creek connecting to the existing Northwest Beltline Corridor at Dellwood Drive

Posted in Atlanta, Parks, Walkability

Movements in a Roundabout

If North Buckhead gets a roundabout at the intersection of Wieuca and Phipps, what might it look like in operation? Here’s a purely theoretical mockup of how it might look with multiple vehicles in operation.    

Posted in Atlanta, Traffic, Transportation

Foxes in Buckhead

Dapper visitors.

Posted in Atlanta, Environment

New additions to Powers Ferry Square

Powers Ferry Square has finally filled the anchor space in its north Buckhead shopping center and it was worth the wait! The 25,935 square foot space will be filled by not one, but two new businesses.  HomeGoods will occupy about

Posted in Atlanta, Retail

Controversial Airbnb rental continues

A Buckhead mansion remains available on the short-term rental service Airbnb, despite a previous city shutdown order, frustrating nearby residents and City Councilmember Howard Shook. via Airbnb mansion rental continues despite Atlanta order – Reporter Newspapers.

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Galloway School honors building’s past as Fulton’s poorhouse

The Galloway School uncovers and honors building’s past as Fulton’s poorhouse – SaportaReport.

Posted in Atlanta, History

Aldi coming to Buckhead

Coro Realty Advisors announces the execution of a lease agreement with Aldi on a 42,361 square foot space at Buckhead Pavilion, the former Sports Authority space. via Coro Realty Advisors will Welcome Aldi to Buckhead Pavilion – Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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City orders halt to Airbnb “Party House”

The owner of a Peachtree-Dunwoody Road mansion offered for short-term rentals on Airbnb, which has drawn the ire of neighbors for reportedly hosting loud parties, has been issued a cease and desist letter from the city of Atlanta. via City

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MARTA Withdraws TOD in Brookhaven

Brookhaven formally OKs MARTA rezoning withdrawal – Reporter Newspapers.

Posted in Uncategorized

Underground Atlanta redevelopment

Underground Atlanta redevelopment plan gets approval – Atlanta INtown Paper.

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TOUR Championship partners with History Center

The TOUR Championship and the Atlanta History Center have partnered to honor the legendary amateur golfer Robert Tyre “Bobby” Jones Jr. and his home club, East Lake Golf Club. via TOUR Championship partners with Atlanta History Center – Atlanta Business

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Buckhead REdeFINED Plan Underway

Buckhead REdeFINED, a plan to make greater Buckhead more vital, mobile and livable, was unveiled at a meeting of neighborhood activists, civic and business leaders and planners at the Atlanta International School. via BuckheadViewBuckhead REdeFINED: Connectivity, Traffic and Affordable Housing

Posted in Atlanta, Planning