MARTA revives Lindberg Station plans

MARTA revives Lindberg Station plans

By John Ruch Lindbergh Center Station is where MARTA first tried transit-oriented development nearly 20 years ago, with mixed and incomplete results. Now, in the midst of a TOD project boom, the transit agency is selling two parcels to kick-start the unfinished mixed-use redevelopment around the station and maybe upgrade what’s there today. It’s a […]

Soul singer Will Downing performs in Atlanta Dec. 11

Soul singer Will Downing performs in Atlanta Dec. 11

By Franklin Abbott Brooklyn-born singer/songwriter Will Downing attended Erasmus Hall High, famous for its show business alumnae including Clive Davis and Barbra Streisand. Downing worked on albums by a variety of artists before striking out as a solo artist. His albums have been both popular and critically acclaimed earning him the title “Prince of Sophisticated […]

Theatre Review: ‘Big Fish’ at Theatrical Outfit

Theatre Review: ‘Big Fish’ at Theatrical Outfit

By Manning Harris “Big Fish,” a musical play, is running at Theatrical Outfit through December 18. It is based on the 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace; filmmaker Tim Burton made a movie version in 2003; then a musical version with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August opened on Broadway in […]

Real Estate Briefs: Modera Reynoldstown plans; Briarcliff Mansion; Bowl-A-Thon

Real Estate Briefs: Modera Reynoldstown plans; Briarcliff Mansion; Bowl-A-Thon

Perennial Properties is transforming an old nurse dormitory at 549 Peachtree St. in Downtown into The Byron, featuring 65 lofts and 5,000 square feet of ground floor retail. A high-rise student housing building on Boulevard in the Old Fourth Ward is about to get new neighbors – a hotel and a condo tower. According to […]

The Secret Spot: Abandoned building in EAV becomes art space

The Secret Spot: Abandoned building in EAV becomes art space

By Isadora Pennington This is the story of an odd little building. More than that, it’s the story of the man inside – an artist by the name of Carl Janes. Tucked away on a mostly vacant lot in East Atlanta sits The Secret Spot, a charming and inconspicuous building that seems a little out […]

News Briefs: Pullman Yard for sale; new sustainability director; toys stolen

News Briefs: Pullman Yard for sale; new sustainability director; toys stolen

Pratt-Pullman Yard, the historic rail car and service facility in Kirkwood, has been put on the market by the Georgia Building Authority, according to a report at Decaturish. The minimum bid for the 27 acre site is $5.6 million, plus an additional $14,285 for the due diligence costs. Sealed bids are due by April 4, 2017. […]

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