Castleberry Hill Art Stroll – May 12th, 7-10pm

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in News |

artstrolllogoCome Stroll and shop through Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s Historic & Arts district, during the next installment of the 2nd Friday Art Stroll, the Best Art Stroll in Atlanta and just named One of the Top 10 Arts Districts in the Country!  Visit fascinating and diverse galleries and get a taste of what Atlanta has to offer.  Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will be open and welcoming you to our little corner of Atlanta!

Tweeting during the Stroll?  Make sure to follow us @Castleberry411 and tweet the Art Stroll love with #CHArtStroll throughout the night and get your friends down here! #atlantaartliveshere

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You’re Invited! APD Urban Land Use Action Plan Stakeholder & Final Input Meetings

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association is currently working on an Action Plan for our neighborhood. The intent of the Action Plan is to update our vision and priorities for our community as well as inform future planning efforts that include our neighborhood, including the Downtown Masterplan and the Council District Three Westside Revive Plan. As part of this process we are scheduling stakeholder meetings with specific groups to get a better understanding of priorities and upcoming investments in our neighborhood. This is an invitation for you to attend one of the stakeholder meetings at No Mas! Cantina at 180 Walker St SW to share with the group. There is also a final input meeting Wednesday, May 24th at 6:30pm at No Mas! Cantina where you can also help contribute and are welcome to attend.

More information on this and other plans can be seen here: http://www.castleberryhill.org/zoning/

We would greatly appreciate your attendance. Snacks will be served. Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/TOhph4Y0h9nEzhYb2

– Tues, May 16th, 6:30pm at No Mas – Property Owners & Business Stakeholder Meeting
– Wed, May 17th, 1:30pm at No Mas – City Representative & Department Stakeholder Meeting
– Thurs, May 18th, 6:30pm at No Mas – HOA/COA/Resident Stakeholder Meeting
– Wed, May 24th, 6:30pm at No Mas – Final Public Input Meeting (please share flier here and post in your buildings)

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Atlanta’s Transportation Plan Update: Seeking everyone’s opinion!!!

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

We are delighted at the overall response rate for the City of Atlanta’s transportation plan update. In an effort to ensure a representative sample, we especially need more people under the $50k annual income bracket to share their perspective. Please consider sharing the link www.surveymonkey.com/r/atlplan to your networks far and wide.  Tweet, facebook, Instagram, print and hand it out, etc!

 

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CHNA General Body Meeting- May 15th, 7pm – LOCATION CHANGE

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

CHNA General Body meeting is May 15th,  7pm at Atlanta Movie Tours, 327 Nelson Street. The social will follow (TBD). If you’d like to get involved and stay up to date on community happenings, be sure to attend. 

This meeting will include a vote on a festival application. The ‘F Up Cancer Birthday Bash’ is scheduled for June 9th and a partial closure of Peters Street has been requested.  Please view the agenda for additional information.

If you haven’t paid your membership dues this year, we sure would appreciate your support! Just go to the Join CHNA link under the Association tab on the website. You can also view the agenda and past minutes on the meetings page.

Membership is open to all residents (18 years or older) living within the neighborhood boundaries. Visit the Membership page today to support your neighborhood.  Individual membership is $25.00 and you can pay via check or PayPal. Businesses currently pay $100 and  secures you a spot on the Art Stroll Maps.

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Game Night Filming on Peters Street, May 15-19 *Road Closure*

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

S & K Pictures, Inc. with the support of the Georgia Film, Video and Music Office, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and the Atlanta Film Office is preparing to film a New Line Cinema motion picture entitled, “GAME NIGHT”, starring Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman. Directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the film tells the story of group of friends who meet regularly for game nights and find themselves trying to solve a real mystery.

  • May 15, 2017: Monday, Prep 7AM-8PM 5 trucks, cable, roof lighting
  • May 16, 2017: Tuesday, Prep 7AM-8PM 5 trucks, cable, roof lighting
  • May 16, 2017: Tuesday, Film 8PM-7AM filming, crew, lights, gun fire, closure
  • May 17, 2017: Wednesday Film 8PM-7AM filming, crew, lights, gun fire, closure
  • May 18, 2017: Thursday Film 8PM-7AM filming, crew, lights, gun fire, closure
  • May 19, 2017: Friday Strike 7AM-7PM Restore exterior, pull cable

Please note that there will be a closure on Peters Street Bridge from Ted Turner Drive to Fair Street and intermittent traffic control will be on Ted Turner Drive later in the night. They are dressing the bridge like it is closed and under construction. All dressing will be removed every morning. Access to Peters St between Haynes and Fair Streets will be via Fair St and all access to garages and lots for local traffic will be permitted.

Notification Letter

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Attend the Downtown Atlanta Master Plan Open House – June 14th

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in News |


What’s in store for the future of Downtown Atlanta?

What do you want to see Downtown?

Join Central Atlanta Progress Wednesday, June 14th, anytime from 11am-8pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts (80 Forsyth St NW) to provide input on the Downtown Atlanta Master Plan, which will serve as the roadmap for how Downtown evolves in the next 15 years.

We will present information and data regarding Downtown Atlanta, and and you’ll have the opportunity to visit a number of stations in our interactive exhibit, where you can provide your input.

The event is open all day, so drop by anytime!

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GoFundMe Donations for Atlanta Community Leader, Ms. Firestone

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in News |

Ann Melissa Firestone was a long time fixture on Atlanta’s civic and social scene. An Atlanta native, she was committed and involved in the community as a board member of Fourth Ward West (FWW), the Atlanta Planning and Advisory Board (APAB) representative for FWW on the Neighborhood Planning Unit (NPU) “M,” as well as a board member for many years. She also served as an advocate for many issues involving senior mobility and causes in her community.

Ms. Firestone passed away on April 10, 2017 and was buried at Lakewood Cemetery in Palmetto, Georgia. This fund is to raise money for a burial marker to remember her and as recognition of her contributions to the neighborhood and the City of Atlanta.
This GoFundMe campaign is being managed by the FWW neighborhood association. Any additional funds received will be giving to one or more of her favorite charities

https://www.gofundme.com/melissa-firestone-memorial-marker
If you have any questions, feel free to email president@fourthwardwest.org

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Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Placemaking Coordinator

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in News |

This new position with the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association (CHNA) requires an energetic, results-oriented professional enthusiastic about the potential of Castleberry Hill. As a community organizer, ability to manage complex issues and projects, work effectively with a variety of constituencies, interface with volunteers and build consensus among diverse stakeholders are essential skills. Passion for Placemaking and public spaces is a must.

The Neighborhood Placemaking Coordinator will focus his/her energies on improving the public spaces in Castleberry Hill, with a focus on connecting with Downtown and the Westside neighborhoods of Vine City and English Avenue as well as the AUC. Areas of emphasis will include improving connectivity between the neighborhoods, supporting the implementation of neighborhood Placemaking projects, and activating public spaces to enhance the overall environment. In many ways this position will act as both a public safety coordinator as well as a beautification coordinator since safety is linked to neighborhood beautification allowing for once unsafe areas to become useful, activated space.

By focusing on placemaking, beautification and safety, Castleberry Hill will be able to identify social entrepreneurship opportunities that can help residents, business owners and property owners and enhance the overall community.  The planning support the coordinator offers will help the CHNA develop business, marketing and communication plans for social entrepreneurship opportunities involving placemaking throughout the neighborhood.

More info and submission info here: http://www.castleberryhill.org/contactus/coordinator

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Fulton Supply Lofts wins Atlanta Urban Design Award of Excellence

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in News |


Fulton Supply Lofts, Castleberry Hill’s newest historic loft development, was awarded Atlanta Urban Design Award of Excellence! The Commission’s 40th annual ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 11th at 6:30pm at the Georgia Freight Depot. A reception will follow. If you would like to attend RSVP by May 3rd.

Fulton Supply Lofts are now pre-leasing for May move ins and you can view the diverse mix of units at the Open House, April 15th, 11am-2pm.

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