Robert Cain, Nicholas Storke, John Reagan, Ed Akin, Suzanne Bair,
Bill Seay, Michael Lot, David Hamilton, Eric Brock, Bill Gould,
Agenda 1- Ga
Tech presentation by Scott Levitan
City of Atlanta
road abandonment (following 1997 Ga Tech
Main Campus: Ponders Ave., Plum
to be closed to aid in space adjustments and new buildings for psychology
building, health Center etc.
a new South Campus is being generated:
St. and Grey Street will become a new complex of Tech
buildings including, FoodPak, High Voltage
Power research lab, and a new Georgia Power sub station to support
the research lab.
Georgia Tech MP History:
Planners (on site): Capitol Planning and Space
Management Office (see http://www.space.gatech.edu
for more info.)
Facilitators, Consultants: WRT
1960s-70’s: suburban vision (tech parkway etc.) that
is failing to be useful today.
Abandonment of Tech Parkway
is at least 2-5 years
plan for Tech shows demolition and abandonment of Marietta
St buildings and relocates Facility Management to an
area near Means
Street. Our concern was expressed clearly on all of
It was agreed by all that Northside
Drive and Marietta Street need vision, no-one is really doing this
now, and that the Artery needs to provide this or
Ga Tech most certainly will.
Tech’s representative (Scott Levitan)
was invited to attend all master planning meetings for the Artery.
The Artery master planning committee agreed that
the proposed street closings for Ga Tech
would have little to no impact on our efforts or on the quality
of life along the corridor. WE
approved the motion to accept closings with the provision that there
will be immediate increased neighborhood involvement and association
in the development of the GT Master Plan.
Agenda 2- Home Park presentation by Robert
(also see top of page)
01Zoning Ordinances for implementation of Home
Master Plan in Artery area.
Model ordinances for streetscapes, density etc.
Similar to proposed
Special Public Interest -1 (SPI-1) Downtown Livability Code.
Model code is powerful
MRC- (Mixed Residential Commercial)
Referred to as “C2 zoning on steroids”
live/work etc; urban livability
Agenda 3- Artists permanent space
Space program in Minnesota
Tax credits for allowing artists to live in designated spaces
Present enterprise zoning provides 30-40% low income but not specifically
Local example: Telephone Company Lofts- but not perm. and
will most likely be no more when it turns to condo.
Agenda 4- Meeting with John
Reagan and Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Young
With a degree in Architecture and Planning, Councilmember
Young thinks AMP is a great idea and has no problem with
the Greater Marietta St .Corridor Boundaries extending into
English Ave NPU area.
Agenda 5- Area Demographics
Artery Map project (continuing)
NEW: City Council Boundaries
COMPLETE: Greater MSAA Boundaries,
Nodes, Light Rail,
NEW: School Districts,
House District, County Board of Education Districts
COMPLETE: Neighborhood Boundaries, NPU's
NEW: Precinct Boundaries, Senate District, County Commission District
John Lewis is the Congressperson for our
entire area so this
does not have to be explicitly mapped.