Garden District citizens will have one more chance to weigh in on their district master plan.
Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and the Midtown Neighbors Association will hold a final public workshop of the Midtown Garden District Master Plan Process this week, according to a news release.
“Since we launched this master planning effort with the Midtown Neighbors Association in February 2016, hundreds of Midtown residents have shared their vision for the future of their neighborhood,” Hall said in the news release. “This final public workshop, led by the architecture and design firm Lord Aeck Sargent, is the culmination of months of community meetings and focus groups.”
The initiative’s planning consultant team will first give a presentation to highlight the main projects and strategies within the draft plan. That will be followed by an interactive project prioritization exercise.
The Garden District lies between Piedmont Avenue and the Atlanta Beltline. It includes the historic residential properties east of Piedmont Avenue, as well as commercial properties along Monroe Drive and Ponce De Leon Avenue. Since the plan considers Piedmont Avenue, the map is drawn to the alley between Juniper Street and Piedmont Avenue.
After the workshop, Councilmember Hall will introduce legislation to incorporate the master plan into the City of Atlanta Comprehensive Development Plan.
This is the first master planning effort for the Garden District, which became a part of Atlanta City Council District 2 in 2014. The master plan process launched in February and has included three community workshops and three rounds of focus group meetings.
This story was updated to clarify the boundaries of the Garden District.
Thursday, Nov. 10
Grady High School Auditorium
929 Charles Allen Drive
The auditorium is in the courtyard, which is accessed from the 10th Street parking lot.