MSAA July 26 2006 Mtg
  Thank-you to : Uptown Comedy Corner
open for two shows nightly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.



Brad Mann – Legacy Properties – Project Updates


First floor of Centennial Park West

-They are currently negotiating with Starbucks, Carvel, Cinnabon, The Pleasant Peasant group (for a casual dining concept) and a sandwich shop from Midtown.


300 Marietta Street (Restaurant Row)

-Legacy just received building permits from the city, so they can begin steel framing. 

-790 Zone Talk Radio will open a sport themed restaurant with both inside and outside dining. There will also be pre and post game live broadcasts.

-Legacy Properties is moving their offices to the second floor.

-A southern Italian style restaurant from Gwinnett is very interested in leasing one space.

-Metrotainment may do 2 restaurant concepts on the south end of the block, one casual dining the other bar food.

-Legacy is pursuing a Tex/Mexican restaurant for the 5th space.


Park Pavilion (at Luckie/Baker and Marietta Streets)

-Demolition of then old parking deck is almost complete.

-Site will include a 242 room Hilton Garden Inn, with a sky bar and street level retail on Luckie and Baker Street .

-Plus a 670 space parking structure to accommodate all three of these projects.     

-Marietta Street will have a 100 ft. green buffer until the lot is developed into residential units.         

-Legacy has applied for a special permit for a rooftop heliport.



Curt Flaherty – Land Use and NPU-E updates

-Utopia Martini and Tapas Bar is opening in the former Somber Reptile location at Marietta Street and Northside Drive . Both the MSAA land use committee and NPU-E voted to support their application for a liquor license.

-A new mid-rise rental project, named Trivoli, is under development by Lord, Aeck & Sargent at 10th and Northside Drive .  


Frances Hamilton – MSAA Webmaster – Updates

Artery website is scheduled for major overhaul. It will be more interactive, link businesses and educate the public on current events and issues.


Tiffany Turner - The Story – Local Advertising Opportunities

The Story, on-line and in print, has supported local neighborhoods for years.  If you are interested in promoting your business through their unique audience please contact Scott Thompson, Senior Account Executive, at Or visit


MSAA Business-to-Business Group

-Tami Donnelly, President Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association provided information regarding the successes of the CHNA Business-to-Business committee. She recommended that the MSAA group add a business representative to the Board of Directors, focus on business development, produce a postcard with a map of local businesses, always keep an open mind and limit meetings to approximately 1 hour. 

-8 business owners volunteered to meet over the next month and report back at the next general MSAA meeting with recommendations and an action plan. Anyone interested in joining this group should contact Suzanne Bair at   


Thank you Maria Mollise for taking notes!


Additional Information


-The MARTA Beltline/Inner Core Meeting – Northwest Atlanta Monday August 7, 2006 – Peachtree Branch Library 1315 Peachtree Street Atlanta GA 30309 Check out the project website at


-Road Closing - Peachtree Street at Marietta/Decatur project website –


-The Atlanta Animal Alliance presents the annual Atlanta Walk/Run for Animals!

Start a team today and join the celebration of the joy that animals bring to our lives and those less fortunate.

The Atlanta Walk/Run for Animals will take place October 28, 2006 in beautiful Grant Park.  Registration starts at 7:30 am and the run/walk will begin at 9:00 am .  There will be continual entertainment and fun for everyone.

All proceeds will benefit the LifeSaver Fund, a program dedicated to offering financial assistance to indigent animals with life-threatening medical conditions in efforts to eliminate “economic euthanasia.”

For more information go to or contact Lynn at 770-455-7077.



-Join the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association for the 23rd Annual


AUGUST 1, 2006, 6:30 – 10:00pm
51 Elliott Street, next to Fire Station #1

An evening of food & fun!
A national event to promote Neighborhood Safety!

Food on the grill courtesy of Atlanta Foods International, beer courtesy of Red Brick, and music by Tracy!

Thank you to Elliott Street Deli & Pub for the location.
We will be out on the sidewalk/street so come join the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association and help make the 23rd Annual National Night Out one to remember!


Please mark your calendar for the next meeting September 27, 2006 – Busman Studios – 1031 Marietta Street NW Suite B – (Behind Octane Coffee)