Bike Lanes Coming to Westside’s Marietta Street

westside-marietta-stThe part of Marietta Street which runs for Howell Mill Rd. to Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard is getting repaved and adding bike lanes. It will also get a protected center lane. There will also be upgrades to the sidewalks.

The plans (part of the Renew Atlanta Bond Package) call for taking the existing four lanes—with two lanes in each direction—down to one lane in each direction It also calls for a center turn lane and dedicated five-foot-wide bike lanes on either side.

Additionally, the intersection with Howell Mill Road will be reconfigured, while existing parallel parking will be preserved south of the North Avenue bridge. For more about Westside developments, see here.

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New Coffee Shop Coming to Westside Provisions

westside-mashburn-coffee.pngPlans were filed with the City of Atlanta for the buildout of a new coffee shop called Mashburn Coffee on the Westside. The shop would reside in Westside Provisions District mixed-use development.

The 1,816 square foot space which will be next to and owned by the Ann Mashburn Store, currently houses the boutique G. Gilbert.

There is so much going on in the Westside! It truly is the place to be in Atlanta right now!

Westside’s The Works at Chattahoochee Slated for 2018

westside-atlanta-the-works-at-chattahoochee-The Works at Chattahoochee is in the “works” in Westside. The plans have been put forth by Selig Development, and include an 80-acre mixed use development that will be over 1.5 million square feet and more than 40 structures. Divided out, it will be 500,000 square feet of retail, 600,000 square feet of offices, 500 residences, a 200-room boutique hotel and 13 acres of green space.

The project is inspired by Atlanta’s rich history of creative makers, skilled artisans, and forward-thinking entrepreneurs.

The first phase of the project will be finished in 2018 and will continue into the next 5-10 years. Costing $1 billion, The Works at Chattahoochee is located on Chattahoochee Industrial Avenue in West Midtown.

Fitness Guru Rox Shabazz Opening Westside Gym

westside-roc-shabazz.jpgFitness guru Roc Shabazz is opening at fitness center in West Midtown. It will be Atlanta’s second location of Fitness Pros Wellness Center. The other location is on Hembree Road in Roswell.

The location will be near Top Golf at 1550 Southland Circle at a warehouse. This is given that the plans are approved by the City of Atlanta to buildout the 9,441 square foot warehouse.

 

Fitness Pros offers “personalized training plans, classes, personal trainers,” and a “motivating atmosphere.” To learn more about stuff going on in Westside, click here!

Design Within Reach Opens at Westside Provisions Tonight

westside-design-within-reachTonight is the grand opening of the Design Within Reach at Westside Provisions District.

Design Within Reach has a goal of making authentic modern design accessible. The company, along with MA! Design is hosting the event, which will celebrate Design Within Reach’s new 15,000 square foot showroom. There will be cocktails and a panel discussion with some of Atlanta’s up and coming designers. A special appearance by Chargaux along with some giveaways will be there.

Lots of new businesses are popping up on the Westside. To learn more about this growing area, click here!

When: Wednesday, June 7
             6 – 7pm

Where: Design Within Reach
              1210 Howell Mill Rd.
              Atlanta, Ga 30318

Monday Night Brewing Opening Second Location in Westside

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Photo from Biz Journals

Monday Night Brewing is planning to open a new location along the Beltline’s Westside Trail in September.

The 22,000 square foot project will be in the historic West End neighborhood. The development has a half mile of space.

Monday Night would be the first Georgia brewery to open a second location in the state. The first location opened in 2012 on Trabert Avenue in northwest Atlanta. It has become third largest craft brewery in Georgia.

The investment would be $5.5 million and would add 34 jobs. The project from Stream Realty Partners, is called Lee + White.

A new feature of the brewery will be called Garage and it will be a new tasting room accessible from the Beltline. There will also be a dog run and fruit orchard outside. Inside, the brewery will be multiple barrel-agin and souring rooms for beer making.

The Westside of Atlanta is blowing up with development. It has become such a fun place to live! If you are interested in buying a home in West Midtown, click here!