In 2015, the former Doraville GM assembly plant met its demise, with the promise of a massive mixed-use development to take its place. After plenty of delays, work is slated to ramp up in the coming months thanks to a major investment.
With fences up around their site at Peachtree and 6th streets, the Integral Group is already planning other EVIVA projects around Atlanta. Look for a mid-rise version to come to Assembly in Doraville starting next year.
The 2,742-square-foot home has 20-foot ceilings with lofted den, tongue and groove original wood, a renovated kitchen with modern cabinetry, breakfast area, and a separate hot tub building in the backyard.
Built in 1958 and featuring four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,811 square feet (and a big lot), it has a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and an island overlooking the family room.
Built in 1960 and nestled in Northcrest, near Spaghetti Junction, this four bedroom, two bathroom home billed as California Contemporary has a European-style kitchen with waterfall island, dining room, and breakfast area.
The old Doraville GM assembly plant stopped churning out cars years ago, leaving a major void a bit north of downtown Doraville, just inside the northeastern ring of Interstate 285. But for months, the site's redevelopment plans have been stalled.
Doraville and DeKalb County have signed on for a TAD, or tax allocation district, but the DeKalb County School Board declined to even vote on the measure. Meanwhile the city and developers are trying to figure out other ways to produce the money.
Buford Highway is arguably the epicenter of multicultural Atlanta. A fusion of ethnicities from across the globe, the corridor is a bastion for lovers of exotic foods and wares. But do development-driven changes in the works threaten the corridor?