Park(ing) Day

  The Upper Westside Community Improvement District in collaboration with Studio Architects is participating in PARK(ing) Day, a global event that occurs annually in September, aimed at reclaiming on-street parking spaces by temporarily transforming them into exciting and imaginative park spaces or “parklets”. This annual, worldwide exercise taking place in over 160 cities is meant […]

Upper Westside CID Developer Profile: Star Metals Update

By now, you’ve seen the branded Star Metals cranes reaching high into the Upper Westside sky. Star Metals developments unite office and residential life seamlessly while maintaining the area’s authentic character and highlighting its history. Inspired by neighbors like Georgia Institute of Technology, the development appeals to tech-savvy young professionals and employees alike. The Star […]

Upper Westside Atlanta CID Development Spotlight: Osprey

Have you noticed the tallest addition to our Upper Westside skyline at the corner of 10th and Howell Mill? Toll Brothers’ began construction in late 2018 on The Osprey, a 12-story apartment building with retail and restaurant spaces. In just a few short months the building frame went from one to twelve stories thanks to […]

Upper Westside CID Developer Profile: The Interlock

 The Upper Westside continues to grow! Each month we feature one of the developments in our district and their efforts within our community. This month, we take a look at The Interlock a mixed-use property where retail, meets technology meets residential. The Interlock (under construction, delivery expected Summer 2020) Developers: S.J. Collins Enterprises 200,000 square […]

Upper Westside Atlanta CID Development Spotlight: Broadstone Yards

The Upper Westside community is home to many beautiful new developments. Each month we highlight one project to share with the community. This month, we shine the spotlight on Broadstone Yards of Howell Mill Rd. Broadstone Yards (now open and accepting new residents) Developers: Alliance Residential 251 Apartments Sizes range from 524 to 1237 square […]

New CIDs accelerate metro Atlanta economic development

If you have access to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, you can read the full article here. By Fran M. Putney  – Contributing Writer Mar 8, 2019, 5:30am EST The success of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) in Georgia has recently led more districts to initiate these public-private partnerships, which enable businesses to expedite infrastructure and other improvements to their […]

Georgia Trend features Upper Westside CID

From GeorgiaTrend.com: Creative Collaboration North Fulton County’s CIDs tackle transit, walkability, safety and more. March 1, 2019 Anna Bentley     Over the past 12 months, North Fulton County’s community improvement districts (CIDs) have accomplished some amazing things. They’ve revamped MARTA stations, turning cold concrete into vibrant, colorful spaces. They’ve overhauled major thoroughfares, making them […]

Upper Westside Atlanta CID Developer Profile: 8West

As we continue highlighting notable developments within the Upper Westside, this month we take a look at 8West. This development, now underway, promises to unite Atlanta’s rich art scene with luxury residences and retail experiences. 8West (under construction, delivery expected Spring 2020) Developers: Atlantic Capital Properties and Gateway Ventures 175,000 sf office 25,000 sf retail […]

Upper Westside Atlanta CID Developer Profile: Star Metal Residences

As the accelerated pace of development in Atlanta continues, we want to highlight some of the notable projects happening within our district. Star Metals Residences (under construction, delivering summer 2020) Developer: Allen Morris Company 409 Apartment Units 16,300 SF of retail   Star Metals Residences will be the residential component of the mixed-use community Star […]

Atlanta Streets Alive: Westside

On June 10th, 134,000 people walked, biked, skated, and Bird-ed up and down Howell Mill and Marietta for Atlanta Streets Alive: Westside. In one of the largest turn-outs in Atlanta Streets Alive’s history, Atlantans and visitors of all ages joined Upper Westside CID, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, Councilmember Dustin Hillis, and businesses all along the […]