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First Look: Renderings Emerge for ‘The Kirkwood’ Apartments

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Rental complex is under construction next to Kirkwood’s mixed-use center

An under-construction apartment complex in the heart of Kirkwood may have more units — and a more brick-heavy design — than previously thought.

Developers Euramex Management Group have christened the project, which has been in planning stages for more than two years, "The Kirkwood." Tucked off Hosea Williams Drive, along Howard and Bixby streets, the rental community is described as having 232 units on the developer’s website; the firm behind the design, however, lists the apartment count at 266, along with renderings that suggest at least one facade will have an all-brick, brownstone-like appearance. Euramex has not returned inquiries.

Architects at Dwell Design Studio describe The Kirkwood as 266 market-rate apartments wrapping a parking deck, with 6,500 square feet of clubroom, fitness, and leasing office space in the building’s base. It would essentially be connected with Kirkwood Station, the neighborhood’s mixed-use village that’s home to Taproom Coffee, The Kirkyard restaurant, and other local businesses.

Euramex has previously said the goal was to wrap construction and begin leasing in 2017. Back in 2014 (which was ages ago), the developers’ plans called for two-bedroom units — the priciest of the complex — to top out at $1,600, which would be a discount over many new complexes in places like Old Fourth Ward and Midtown, especially.

For comparison’s sake, two-bedroom units at the new Alexan EAV in East Atlanta start at $1,750. That rate gets 1,145 square feet.

Euramex's venture is that rarest of intown multifamily projects that is strictly rentals and not mixed-use.