Posts tagged with "Memorial Drive"

Imagine Memorial Corridor Study ready for public to review

Posted by Dena Mellick May 26, 2015

The Imagine Memorial Corridor Study is ready for the public to review. In her May newsletter, Atlanta Councilwoman Natalyn Archibond said, “We are excited to share the draft of the Imagine Memorial Corridor Study with all of our neighbors along Memorial Drive. Please provide our office with comments and feedback. The Office of Planning is currently conducting […]

Recommendations for Memorial Drive improvements move forward

Posted by March 5, 2015

By Kim Hutcherson, contributor The recommendations of the Imagine Memorial Design Studio could be a step closer to becoming reality. Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong has introduced a measure that would create the Imagine Memorial Task Force. The proposed 27-member task force would supervise approval, adoption and implementation of plans. “Now that the design plan […]

A vision for Memorial Drive

Posted by December 4, 2014

This story has been updated.  By Kim Hutcherson, Contributor They’ve attended meetings, they’ve studied traffic patterns, and they’ve crunched numbers.  Now, Georgia Tech students with the Memorial Drive Design Studio have a cohesive set of recommendations, backed up by data, ready for local and regional authorities. The students presented an overview of their findings Wednesday night, […]

Students tackle speed, suicide lanes on Memorial

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 28, 2014

By Kim Hutcherson, contributor A crowd of more than one hundred residents filled Atrium City Hall’s atrium Monday night, to hear Georgia Tech students make recommendations for improving Memorial Drive. The meeting was part of a collaboration between regional planning authorities and Georgia Tech called the Imagine Memorial Design Studio. Concerned citizens pored over maps […]

City wants input on Memorial Drive improvements

Posted by October 23, 2014

By Kim Hutcherson, contributor Kirkwood’s representative on the Atlanta City Council wants the community’s help writing a new chapter for Memorial Drive. “Memorial Drive a major spine in eastern Atlanta,” Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong told Decaturish.  “It’s critically important to all the neighborhoods that touch it.  Given changes in areas all over eastern Atlanta, there seems to […]

Crime reports – Details on Kirkwood shooting

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 14, 2014

Here are the crime reports for Zone 6 neighborhoods in our area, which includes Kirkwood. These reports are provided by Atlanta Police and are presumed to be accurate. Kirkwood On Feb. 24, a Monday evening, police responded to a call about a shooting near 1674 Memorial Drive. They found a man with a gunshot wound […]

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