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The Buckhead skyline from a few years ago.
The Buckhead skyline from a few years ago.
Paul Peterson

Mapping Buckhead's construction boom

With 33 projects in the offing (most of which are high-rises) Buckhead is certifiably booming.

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The Buckhead skyline from a few years ago.
| Paul Peterson

Buckhead of the Great Recession was marred by widespread vacancies and stalled projects—most notably the sad quagmire that was the failed Streets of Buckhead concept.

But things have changed for Buckhead. With a vengeance.

We've done it for Midtown, we've done it for downtown. Here, now, the Buckhead development map showing currently under construction or recently proposed projects (a whopping 33 of them) in Atlanta's most exclusive district.

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1000 Park Avenue

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - An apartment high-rise with 224 units is being built just to the north of Phipps Plaza. The 27-story tower was initially intended to be a twin of the adjacent 39-story 750 Park Place.
Reese Vanderbilt via Livable Buckhead

1776 Peachtree

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PROPOSED - Plans call for an overhaul of an eight-story midcentury office building on Peachtree Road, just north of Buckhead. When complete, there will be a rooftop bar with skyline views.
1776 Peachtree

2620 Buford Highway

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - On the border of Atlanta and Brookhaven, an unconventional three-story office building is coming along. When complete, it will house Cruz and Associates Attorneys.
plexus r+d

359 East Paces Ferry

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - The demolition of an old office building in Buckhead Village earlier this year cleared the way for a new 12-story office tower with 125,000 square feet of space.
Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio

371 East Paces Ferry

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PROPOSED - Work should soon begin on a nine-story medical office building, just north of Buckhead Atlanta. The property is being developed by the Loudermilk Companies.

Aaron Building Loft Office Conversion

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - One of the earliest office towers in Buckhead, the Aaron Building was looking long-in-the-tooth. The building has been stripped to its frame and is being transformed into "loft" offices.
Loudermilk Companies

Alexan Pharr Road

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Trammell Crow Residential is building a 244-unit apartment venture on the site of an old commercial center.
Trammell Crow Residential via Bisnow

AMLI 3464

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - The high-rise component of a massive apartment development is completed, but work continues on two other mid-rise apartment buildings surrounding a new park.
Curbed Atlanta

Apogee Buckhead

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PROPOSED - Related Development has long had plans in the works for the construction of a 35-story apartment tower on the site of the former Buckhead Christian Church. If built, the tower could have nearly 400 units.
Related Development

Boulevard at Lenox

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Ten new townhomes are rising on Lenox Road, near Buford Highway. With prices starting at $1.15 million, the sprawling modern homes won't come cheap.
Beacham and Company Realtors

Buckhead Place Expansion

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PROPOSED - Located at the intersection of Peachtree and Piedmont roads, plans call for the addition of a hotel, retail space, and residential units to the existing development adjacent to Disco Kroger.
Coro Realty

Cornerstone Medical Office Building

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PROPOSED - After more than three years, work on a new medical office building, with a senior living community above and retail at street level, will soon begin. Demolition of small-scale development across from Piedmont Hospital is clearing the land for the seven-story building.
Cornerstone

Domain at Phipps

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Work is wrapping up on the construction of a rambling apartment development featuring 319 units, located just behind Phipps Plaza.
JHP Architecture/Urban Design

Emerson Buckhead

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PROPOSED - JPXWorks is planning to replace a low-slung midcentury condo building at Peachtree Road and Lindbergh Drive with a luxury condo tower, with units starting at more than $2 million.
Emerson Buckhead

Fellini's Pizza

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PROPOSED - Plans call for the demolition of the existing Fellini's and La Fonda restaurants to allow for the construction of a larger Fellini's location.
Fellini's

Gables Buckhead

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Planned since 2014, work is apparently underway on the twin 14-story buildings, connected by an amenities deck offering views of the Atlanta skyline.
Gables

Garden Hills Office Building

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PROPOSED - After a few major redesigns, neighbors approved a new office tower to replace the Garden Hills Shopping Center, which burned down in 2013. If built, the eight-story building would house retail at the ground floor.
Brand Properties

Park Over GA 400

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PROPOSED - One of the most transformation projects proposed for the area, the highway-capping park could stretch between Peachtree and Lenox roads, providing much needed green space in the heart of Buckhead.
Rogers Partners + Urban Designers and Nelson Byrd Woltz

Hanover Buckhead Village

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - After years of delays, Hanover is finally well underway with construction of a sweeping, 21-story glass apartment tower. When completed, the building will feature 353 units next to the Buckhead Theatre.
Hanover

Hanover East Paces

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Work is nearly complete on a this sprawling mid-rise apartment development featuring 375 new units. Potential tenants can check out apartments with virtual reality goggles.
Hanover

Lenox Self Storage

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - A new self-storage facility is rising at the prominent intersection of Lenox Road and Buford Highway, just north of the Interstate 85 overpass.
Google Maps

Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Work is underway to construct a $30-million new home for the Cyclorama, which was recently relocated from Grant Park to the campus of the Atlanta History Center.
Atlanta History Center

Marcus Heart and Vascular Center at Piedmont Hospital

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Site clearing has begun, and the Sheffield Medical Building is slated for implosion, as work gets underway to build a 16-story, curvy glass tower to expand Piedmont Hospital's campus toward Peachtree Road.
Piedmont Hospital

Modera Buckhead

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Site work is plowing along ahead of vertical construction at this 21-story, luxury apartment building with some pretty absurd amenities. When complete, the building will have 400 units and 21,000 square feet of retail.
Mill Creek

Peachtree Hills Place

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PROPOSED - Planned since 2005, and tabled by the recession, developer Isakson Living is still hoping to build an ultra-deluxe retirement community in the heart of Peachtree Hills.
Isakson Living

Peachtree Hills Tower

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PROPOSED - Originally proposed to be a 21-story apartment tower, last summer brought a height chop and a decrease in proposed retail space. But Branch Properties is hoping to begin work soon on the 262-unit building.
Branch Properties via WNA

Peachtree Self Storage Facility

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PROPOSED - Revealed late last summer, plans call for an eight-story self-storage facility to claim a prime piece of Peachtree Road real estate, near the future Beltline trail.
Parkside Partners

Piedmont Peachtree Crossing Redevelopment

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PROPOSED - While Murder Kroger is no more, Disco Kroger and the shops surrounding it could one day be replaced by a massive mixed-use development. However, no news has been released since the proposal was unveiled last year.
Equity One

Stonehill at Lenox

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Pulte Homes is bringing 38 townhomes to the bluff above Buford Highway at Lenox Road. The three-bedroom version will start at nearly $500,000, with a four-bedroom plan also available.
Pulte Homes

The Charles

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PROPOSED - The Loudermilk Companies hopes to bring 57 ultra-luxury condos to an angular glass tower at the southern edge of Charlie Loudermilk Park, named for the same Charlie the building is named for.
TheCharlesBuckhead.com

The Sutton

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Site work is underway on a super-ritzy new Peachtree Road apartment tower. The $60-million building will feature just 141 two- and three-bedroom units, likely to start at more than $3,000/month each.
Reese Vanderbilt

Three Alliance Center

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Work is in the final stages on Buckhead's most glimmering new office stack. With faceted windows, the new tower stands out in the neighborhood skyline.
Tishman Speyer

Tower Place Office and Residential Towers

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PROPOSED - Originally proposed back in 2014, plans for a new office and residential tower adjacent to Ga. Highway 400 got a boost in January, with new renderings.
Thornton Kennedy via ABC

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1000 Park Avenue

Reese Vanderbilt via Livable Buckhead
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - An apartment high-rise with 224 units is being built just to the north of Phipps Plaza. The 27-story tower was initially intended to be a twin of the adjacent 39-story 750 Park Place.
Reese Vanderbilt via Livable Buckhead

1776 Peachtree

1776 Peachtree
PROPOSED - Plans call for an overhaul of an eight-story midcentury office building on Peachtree Road, just north of Buckhead. When complete, there will be a rooftop bar with skyline views.
1776 Peachtree

2620 Buford Highway

plexus r+d
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - On the border of Atlanta and Brookhaven, an unconventional three-story office building is coming along. When complete, it will house Cruz and Associates Attorneys.
plexus r+d

359 East Paces Ferry

Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - The demolition of an old office building in Buckhead Village earlier this year cleared the way for a new 12-story office tower with 125,000 square feet of space.
Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio

371 East Paces Ferry

PROPOSED - Work should soon begin on a nine-story medical office building, just north of Buckhead Atlanta. The property is being developed by the Loudermilk Companies.

Aaron Building Loft Office Conversion

Loudermilk Companies
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - One of the earliest office towers in Buckhead, the Aaron Building was looking long-in-the-tooth. The building has been stripped to its frame and is being transformed into "loft" offices.
Loudermilk Companies

Alexan Pharr Road