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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

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

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

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

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

Buckhead condo tower moving forward

A glitzy, glassy condo building is one step closer to reality after developers filed for permits for the 18-story structure at Buckhead Triangle. via Ritzy Buckhead Triangle condo tower is moving forward – Curbed Atlanta.  

Posted in Atlanta, Walkability

BCID Increases Traffic Officer Program

Don’t Dread Buckhead Holiday Traffic BCID Increases Traffic Officer Program – BuckheadView.

Posted in Atlanta, Traffic

Atlanta named one of U.S.’ top 15 single-family markets

Atlanta has been named one of the top 15 single-home markets in the country.Basing its analysis on “current and forecasted housing fundamentals,” such as home price and sales growth, Ten-X found that markets vary wildly throughout the country. via Atlanta named

Posted in Atlanta, Living

Outdoor dining at Bartaco

atlanta / chastain park | bartaco.

Posted in Atlanta, Dining

$630 million addition at Piedmont Hospital

The hospital plans to start work on the $630 million project in January, pending state approval of its “certificate of need” application. The hospital released the image in conjunction with an announcement that it has many contractors ready to begin

Posted in Atlanta

Huge development planned for Dunwoody

Plans for the project, according to documents filed with the city, include 400,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space and 3,000 residential units. The project also includes 400,000 square feet of new office space in addition to the 235,000

Posted in Atlanta

Camden moving forward with phase two

Camden Property Trust, having completed Camden Paces Apartments that replaced the former Paces Apartment complex at 77 East Andrews Drive, is now getting ready to launch Camden Buckhead, 374 apartments in two urban-styled nine-story buildings facing Roswell Road on the

Posted in Atlanta

The Grady Hospital – History Atlanta

Behold the cornerstone of one of the largest health systems in the world. Grady Health first opened the front doors of this building as The Grady Hospital on June 2nd, 1892 to serve the Atlanta public. It was the first

Posted in Atlanta, History

Undoing damage caused by interstates

The proposal to cover a section of Atlanta’s Downtown Connector with new parks and development is not unique. In fact, the so-called “Stitch” is one of several such potential projects in cities around the country whose primary intent is to

Posted in Atlanta, Cities, Planning

Former Buckhead school site to become park

A 1.55-acre former school site on Buckhead’s Loridans Drive has been purchased as parkland to go along with the nearby PATH400 multi-use trail. via Former Buckhead school site to become park on PATH400

Posted in Atlanta, Living