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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

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

Manuel’s Tavern is back

Closer Look: The History And Rebirth Of Manuel’s Tavern | WABE 90.1 FM.

Posted in Atlanta, History

Zoning update to take 3-5 years

Updating the zoning codes will be a three to five year process, but Lee said the office is initiating what she called a series of “quick wins” that could be implemented in the next three to six months. Those “quick

Posted in Atlanta, Planning

Walkable neighborhoods more valuable

…If a region has a low supply of good urban communities that are inviting to pedestrians — and that have destinations easily reachable on foot — then the homes within that limited supply are more likely to have a high

Posted in Atlanta, Cities, Walkability

Residential project at Peachtree Battle

Branch Properties files for construction permits on Peachtree Battle high-rise – BuckheadView.

Posted in Atlanta, Planning

Connecting our trail networks

Metro Atlanta leaders have voted to continue the region’s tradition of dreaming big when it comes to civic improvements. This time, the plan is a comprehensive approach to make it safer to walk and ride bicycles. The board that oversees

Posted in Atlanta, Living

Future of Atlanta’s Central Library

Atlanta’s Central Library in downtown has become the focus of a debate about preservation in recent months, following the reemergence of possible demolition plans put in motion years ago but later halted. While many view the facility as a hulking,

Posted in Atlanta, History, Living

Last games at Turner Field

Nearly two-thirds of …200 respondents said they plan to take in at least one more game at The Ted, the downtown Atlanta ball field the Braves have called home for two decades. The Braves plan to move to a new

Posted in Atlanta, Living

Sandy Springs can build great park system

Trail expert: Sandy Springs can build great park system; cites Buckhead’s example – Reporter Newspapers.

Posted in Atlanta, Environment, Walkability