Posts tagged with "Natalyn Archibong"

Memorial Drive traffic study planned

Posted by January 4, 2016

Editor’s note: After this story was published, Decaturish was alerted to several factual inaccuracies within the article. This story has been revised after discussions with officials involved in the project in order to provide the correct information. We apologize for the errors and any confusion those errors caused. We always strive to be accurate and […]

(UPDATE) Kirkwood remembers wheelchair activist Frank Barham

Posted by Dena Mellick May 26, 2015

Kirkwood is remembering Frank Barham, the wheelchair activist from that neighborhood who was wheeling his way from Atlanta to Savannah when he was killed in a traffic accident. The Kirkwood restaurant Le Petit Marche is donating 15 percent of Wednesday’s sales to Barham’s charity Wheel 2 Live. On the restaurant’s Facebook page, it said: “We […]

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 […]

City of Atlanta warns of trash pickup delays

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 9, 2014

The city of Atlanta will be a little late picking up trash and recycling this week. According to City Councilperson Natalyn Archibong’s office, an unspecified “safety and training” exercise is behind the expected delay. “Pick-up of household garbage, yard trimmings and recycling may experience slight delays this week due to a training and safety exercise.  Please […]

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, […]

Atlanta City Council talks annexation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 29, 2014

The Atlanta Journal Constitution got other members of Atlanta’s City Council to weigh in on annexing more territory into the city. It’s well known that residents of the Druid Hills neighborhood, under the banner of Together in Atlanta, want to annex into the city to get away from DeKalb County Schools. According to the AJC, […]

Art by committee: Atlanta appoints study group

Posted by November 28, 2014

By Kim Hutcherson, contributor Atlanta has seen its share of controversy over public art in recent weeks. At the end of October, the city made national news when Cabbagetown artists painted over artwork in the iconic Krog Tunnel, in a dispute over a private party. Earlier this month, the debate over street art got heated […]

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’ […]

Zoning approved for Euramex’s Kirkwood project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 12, 2014

Atlanta’s City Council has approved zoning for a large multi-family development in Kirkwood. Now the waiting begins. Ted Bradford in City Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong’s office told Decaturish that Atlanta City Council signed off on the zoning for 1910 Bixby Street and that it awaits the signature of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Steve Rothman, attorney for project […]

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 […]

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