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.
Back in 2012, the metro voted against TSPLOST funding that would have allowed MARTA to expand across the region. But following last year’s victory of the initiative within the City of Atlanta, Fulton and DeKalb will get a chance to vote to kick in $5.5 billion.
The Fox Theatre, Georgian Terrace Hotel, and Ponce de Leon Apartment Building form an imposing historic presence at the prominent intersection of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue. But a gaping construction site next door — owned by Emory — is a source of ire.
Around the corner from Emory University, a group of Druid Hills neighbors says their opposition to a residential project goes beyond traditional NIMBY concerns of noise and traffic and is a matter of life and death.
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.