Posts tagged with "Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization"

Kirkwood neighborhood suspicious after tip about plan to change boundaries

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 22, 2016

The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization has gone on record stating it opposes any attempt to redraw the neighborhood’s boundaries. It’s an open question whether there is a plan to do so. Earl Williamson, the environmental and beautification chair for the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization, said there’s a plan in the works to move Coan Park into Edgewood. […]

Kirkwood votes against supporting liquor license for lounge

Posted by April 11, 2016

By Mariann Martin, contributor  After a lengthy and sometimes heated discussion, the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization voted against supporting a liquor license for the Morris Restaurant and Lounge. The application to sell liquor at the long-time Kirkwood business will next be considered by the Neighborhood Planning Unit at their meeting on April 26. The KNO and […]

Euramex drops phased approach to Kirkwood apartment development

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 14, 2015

Developer Euramex initially planned to construct an apartment development in Kirkwood in separate phases. But the market has picked up and now the company is planning to build all of the apartments at the same time in order to keep up with demand. The project would be located behind Kirkwood Station. Crews are currently demolishing […]

Window closing on annexation, cityhood legislation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 19, 2015

This story has been updated.  DeKalb County residents spent a great deal of time during the fall trying to make sense of proposals that would expand and create new cities. Whether those proposals move forward or not is up to the state Legislature. As of today, which is Day 18 of the 40 day legislative […]

With development on the way, apartment residents told to relocate

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 3, 2015

This story has been updated.  Residents of Kirkwood’s Bixby Street apartments are being given 60 days to find a new place to live so a developer can demolish the property and replace it with new multifamily housing. Stan Sugarman, the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization zoning chairman, said the developer, Euramex, is will seek a demolition permit […]

Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization plans to take on more projects in ‘15

Posted by January 11, 2015

By Jill Nolin, contributor The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization will start off the new year with stronger financial footing than in years past. The group finished 2014 with about $48,000 in the bank, leaving it with about $6,000 more than the year prior. That’s a significant improvement from two years ago, when the organization had about […]

Atlanta wants input on tree ordinance

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 17, 2014

The city of Atlanta is making the first “significant revision” to its tree ordinance since 2001. The city is running some of the proposed changes by local Neighborhood Planning Units, community advisory boards that weigh in on land use and zoning matters in the city. NPU-O Chairman Dana Blankenhorn discussed it at the most recent Kirkwood Neighbors’ […]

Meet Kirkwood’s new neighborhood leaders

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 11, 2014

The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization elected new leadership for 2015. KNO members voted unanimously on Nov. 10 to elect Geoff Mueller as president, Benno Rothschild as vice president, Odell Horne as secretary and Justin Andrews as treasurer. Rothschild, a local attorney, currently serves as secretary and is the only person returning to the board. He was […]

KNO – Apartment development, lounge on agenda

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 9, 2014

The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization meets Wednesday, Sept. 10, and KNO members will weigh in on a proposed apartment project and voice concerns about a local lounge. According to KNO President Jeffery Childers, the KNO will vote on whether it will support a rezoning application from Euramex Management. The company is proposing a development of 250 to 260 […]

Kirkwood calling – KNO will pester sign owners

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 19, 2014

The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization recently decided to fight annoying signs with annoying phone calls. During the recent KNO meeting, Zoning Committee member Stan Sugarman requested – and received – $150 to place robo calls to people who place “bandit” signs in Kirkwood. “The ‘We Buy Houses’ people have started littering the neighborhood,” Sugarman said. There […]

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