The story of McDonald’s founding is now out in theaters, but while set in the Midwest, the scenery is anything but. Thanks to Atlanta’s reputation as Hollywood of the South, it seems the city can double as everywhere else.
Avondale Estates officials are applauding a real estate deal they say could create a new front door for the eastern ITP city — and another large-scale residential project on the East College Avenue corridor.
Emailer: "I want to know why I see little to no stories on ... (Clarkston, Avondale Estates, Stone Mountain, Pine Lake, etc.). These locations are SO CLOSE to The Perimeter and not only do I see no stories, I see little to no development happening on this side of town." Hmm.
New Atlantans have an array of opinions about the city. Understandable, when you consider they come from all over the country and around the globe. But when new residents are writers with a creative itch, we can end up with some pretty strange missives.
In Avondale Estates, that oft-overlooked bastion of attractive midcentury stock, this low-slung 1954 looker takes design cues from builder Joseph Eichler, the California pioneer who brought modernist homes to the masses — and whose creations are wildly coveted decades later.
Down the street from Wild Heaven's brewery and the Avondale MARTA station, this airy, industrial loft has the concrete floors, exposed ductwork, and soaring ceilings found in Castleberry Hill and in the Old Fourth Ward, but at a relative discount.