Posts tagged with "Pullman Yard"

Resolution requests nomination of Pullman Yard buildings as historic site

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 19, 2016

There’s a new effort to have the buildings at the Pratt-Pullman Yards and the buildings there designated as a historic site. The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization recently voted to support an Atlanta City Council resolution for the Atlanta Urban Design Commission to nominate the buildings and site as historic. According to Creative Loafing, munitions used by World […]

(UPDATE) Dunwoody man dies after fall at Pullman Yard

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 18, 2016

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a Dunwoody man at Pullman Yard, according to Reporter Newspapers. Alexander “Ty” Flynn of Dunwoody died on May 13 when he climbed up a ladder on the side of one of the buildings at the site, which is closed to the public. He attempted to […]

Pullman Yard showcase event to share vision with community

Posted by Dena Mellick September 24, 2015

An event at Kirkwood’s vacant Pullman Yard will show the community a vision of what the transformed property could be. Atlanta ContactPoint, a non-profit proposing to turn the property into multi-purpose sports fields, office space, arts and greenhouse space, will host a daylong community event on Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. […]

UPDATE: Nonprofit, developer push competing plans for Pullman Yard

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 1, 2015

One of Kirkwood’s most iconic buildings is also one of its biggest challenges. The Georgia Building Authority currently owns the Pratt-Pullman Yard and hasn’t put the property on the market. It’s being leased to film companies, its vacant buildings serving as a backdrop for apocalyptic films like “The Hunger Games.” Last year, the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization […]

Trial delayed in bike trail murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 15, 2014

The case against two people charged with murdering an Army reservist on a bike trail Kirkwood has hit another snag. Qutravius Palmer and Zion Wainwright are accused of murdering X’avier Arnold on Dec. 26, 2013 while was walking with friends on a bike trail near the Pullman Yard. Both have pleaded not guilty. Nearly a year later, […]

Trial date set in bike trail murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 13, 2014

The two suspects accused of robbing and murdering an Army reservist in Kirkwood will stand trial in December. Qutravius Palmer and Zion Wainwright will stand trial on Dec. 9, according to Margie Yondorf, Vice President of the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization.  The trial will be held in DeKalb County courthouse in courtroom 6B. The prosecutor will be from […]

Court date – Hearing set in bike trail murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2014

Two defendants accused of murdering a man on bike trail in Kirkwood will face a judge this June. Qutravius Palmer and Zion Wainwright are accused of murdering X’avier Arnold during a robbery attempt in December. Wainright hasn’t been named because he was a juvenile at the time of his arrest. The Fulton County District Attorney’s office says […]

KNO supports Pullman plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 11, 2014

A team of developers has dreams for the Pratt-Pullman Yard, a historic site in Kirkwood that’s covered in graffiti and owned by the Georgia Building Authority. On Jan. 10, the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization voted to support plans for redeveloping the 26 acre site. Two of the team’s members are architect Richard Taylor and real estate […]

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