After decades of pushback to a regional transit approach, governments in the northern metro are beginning to think big-picture. With new studies and a request to the state legislature for help, transit may be getting on track.
Roswell is known throughout metro Atlanta for its bustling downtown restaurants and pretty (if pricey) housing stock. But for locally crafted brews? Not really. This year, that’s probably going to change.
The German grocery chain Lidl hopes to expand into the United States with two stores planned in Sandy Springs. Both stores are proposed to bring new life to dated and largely abandoned strip centers. Both would come to Roswell Road.
Unlike Northcrest and Stone Mountain, Roswell isn’t especially known as a hotbed of hip midcentury-modern architecture in metro Atlanta, but this creek-facing restoration from 1962 certainly qualifies.
Nestled on 3.5 acres, the home has two grand ballrooms, many master suites, a carriage house, indoor basketball court, and a home theater that — according to a news release promoting it — "takes cues from Atlanta’s historic Fox Theater."
With its period storefronts and tourism, Roswell’s Canton Street is especially bustling. So would decamping from the competitive ITP scene and house-hunting within an easy walk of R-town’s finest spell a significantly lower mortgage? Hmmm.
Ever wonder how the other half lives? Here's an interesting fact: There are human beings Outside The Perimeter who reside in homes with their own salons, indoor basketball courts and small-scale concert venues. Don't believe it? Here's proof: