For a year, neighbors have been fighting development of a two-acre parcel along Briarcliff Road, citing safety concerns about falling ice. But new renderings and a filing with DeKalb County indicate things are moving forward.
This angular new construction near Decatur is still rough around the edges (it’s 95 percent finished in the photos, we’re told), but it’s complete enough to get the general idea. And that idea is approachable modern, echoing new home offerings across Atlanta.
The 1930s Briarcliff Mansion, long-overlooked by owner Emory University, is about to get a new lease on life. Developers have unveiled grand plans for the estate, bringing 54 hotel rooms to the property, including 15 in the mansion.
This Prairie-style new construction excels at airy open spaces — including the carport, which is large enough that the listing agent says it can double as a "pavilion." Which is a more enticing way of saying that $989,000 doesn’t buy a proper garage.
As part of the two-week-long MA! Design is Human celebration in the city, a range of modern homes were open for the curious to tour this past weekend. We checked out six unique houses across the heart of the city. Photos included.
This six-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,611-square-foot renovation of a Druid Hills estate property boasts an acre and a half, an oversized garage with workshop, and a wine cellar with tasting room. It's been featured in magazines, and justifiably so.
What this relic from 1951 lacks in sheer space (1,367 square feet) it compensates with a unique courtyard entryway, vaulted-ceiling hipness, and windows that don't quit. Walking to Whole Foods is also doable.
Built in 1996, this 5,053-square-footer in Druid Hills capitalizes on its mountain-like surroundings of woods and water, incorporating plentiful windows among airy rooms and one large outdoor space after the next.
On Briarcliff Road, near Virginia-Highland and Emory, this three-bedroom adobe from 1929 isn't necessarily cheap at $475,000, but it could be the least expensive entree into this part of town for a stylish, turnkey house.