Castleberry Hill Art Stroll, Aug 10th, 7pm-10pm

Posted by on Aug 10, 2018 in News |

The Art Stroll is back this evening! And whether you start with margaritas at NoMas! Cantina or view the art at Zucot Gallery and Besharat Gallery, be sure to stop by the shops and bars around the neighborhood! Just about everyone has a special activation for this Friday. So come early and stay late to explore all the cool attractions in Castleberry Hill!  

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Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW Temporary Closure Begins August 1st

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in News |

Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW Temporary Closure Notice

Please be advised of the temporary closure of Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, SW between Forsyth Street, SW and Ted Turner Drive, SW (formerly Spring Street) effective Wednesday, August 1, 2018 through early December 2018. This closure is due to the removal of the west ramp on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and the widening of the east ramp on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from Forsyth Street to Ted Turner Drive. The sidewalk on the east side of MLK Jr., Drive between Forsyth Street, SW and Ted Turner Drive, SW will remain open for pedestrian and cyclist use.

The detour route for the temporary closure of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SW is as follows:

Northbound MLK, Jr. Dr., SW Traffic

    • Left onto Forsyth Street, SW
    • Right on Trinity Avenue, SW
    • Right on Ted Turner Drive, SW

For more information about this project, please contact: Department of Public Works, Office of Transportation – Capital Projects at (404) 330-6739.

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CHNA Superbowl Steering Committee Meetings, August 2nd, 7pm

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in News |

Want to stay up to date on the upcoming Superbowl plans for Castleberry Hill? Are you a business owner or resident that would like to be involved in planning neighborhood events during the Superbowl? If so, be sure to attend the CHNA Superbowl Steering Committee meeting on August 2nd, 7:00pm, 323 Nelson Street SW.

CHNA Board members will update the neighborhood on the recent meeting with the NFL Superbowl Planning Committee and highlight the areas of opportunity for support that was discussed.  The meeting will also explore potential and viable plans that all businesses + artists can participate in. If you have any ideas that you’d like for us to consider and present, please submit them to econdev@castleberryhill.org.

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Castleberry Hill Cleanup, Sunday August 12th, 11am

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in News |

Join us on Sunday, August 12th at 11am for a Neighborhood Cleanup.  We’ll meet at 249 Peters Street and then break out into a few teams.  At 2pm we’ll gather back at 249 Peters and head to the Social.  There will be food and beverages! A big Thank You to participating neighborhood restaurants for your donations!

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Castleberry Hill Parking Meeting, July 19th, 7pm @ RCIE

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in News |

As the City of Atlanta plans on implementing parking meters as a proposed parking solution throughout Atlanta, we have engaged the powers that be in an ongoing dialogue to address the needs of Castleberry Hill as a Neighborhood. CHNA will host a second parking meeting regarding the implementation of parking meters with Atl Plus on Thursday, July 19th, at 7pm at the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 504 Fair Street SW.

ATL Plus, Council Winslow’s Chief of Staff and APD will be in attendance to address concerns and answer questions. If you’re a business owner in the neighborhood, or if you’re a resident of Castleberry Hill please join us. THIS is where your participation counts, and your voice is heard.

Mark Williams, Public Safety Chair, has an updated document with all the requests and concerns put forth by the neighborhood.

View the document here.

Dona Mathews, CHNA Economic Development Chair, will be going LIVE on Facebook throughout the meeting so those who cannot attend can at least review footage after the meeting. There will be an additional parking meeting in August.

We look forward to having you join us. 

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CHNA General Meeting, July 16th, 7pm

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in News |

CHNA General Body meeting is July 16th at 7pm.  The meeting will be held at 249 Peters Street SW and the social will follow at No Mas! Cantina, 180 Walker Street SW.

If you’d like to get involved and stay up to date on community happenings, be sure to attend.  View minutes and agendas here.

If you haven’t joined CHNA visit the Membership page to support your neighborhood. Membership is open to all residents (18 years or older) living within the neighborhood boundaries.  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.

We hope to see you at the meeting and social!

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Parking Restriction Notification for Bradberry Street, Effective July 16th

Posted by on Jul 7, 2018 in News |

Starting July 16th, parking is restricted on Bradberry Streeet SW. Please see the notice below from Public Works.

NOTICE OF PARKING RESTRICTION ENFORCEMENT

Sec. 150-92. Parking on narrow streets. Signs indicating no parking upon any street may be erected when the width of the roadway does not exceed 20 feet or upon one side of a street as indicated by these signs when the width of the roadway does not exceed 30 feet. And per petition received from residents of Bradberry Street, SW to prohibit parking on both sides of the street.

Effective Monday, July 16, 2018 parking will be restricted along both sides of Bradberry Street, SW between Fair Street, SW and Haynes Street, SW. This restriction is an effort to provide safe passage and accessibility for residents as well as for emergency vehicles. The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works will install “No Parking Tow Away” signs along the east side of the street and any necessary additional signs along the west side of the street where parking is already prohibited.”

If you have any questions or concerns email info@castleberryhill.org or contact Michael Frierson in the Dept of Public Works:

Michael Frierson, Public Relations Manager, Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Suite 4500 Atlanta, GA, 30303-0394
mfrierson@atlantaga.gov | Office: (404) 546-6254 | E-fax: (404) 739-4764

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Call for Artists: Broad & Poplar Crosswalk Design, Deadline July 27th

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in News |

The City of Atlanta Department of City Planning, in collaboration with CAP/ADID and FlatironCity, have a vision for the revitalization of Downtown Atlanta and are working to bring it to fruition. One of the initial projects was the Broad Street Plaza, installed between Luckie and Poplar Streets. The Department of City Planning now seeks proposals from local and regional professional artists to design the crosswalk located at Broad and Poplar Streets SW. The selected artist will work with a vendor who will paint the design on the pavement.

Designs submitted for the Broad and Poplar Streets intersection should be impactful and reflect the spirit of downtown Atlanta. Deadline: July 27

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Downtown

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in News |

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) is moving its annual family-friendly, free Fourth of July Celebration and fireworks show to International Plaza, the green space and surrounding areas between the Georgia World Congress Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Philips Arena. The change in venue is due to ongoing renovations of Centennial Olympic Park.

The headliner is chart-topping R&B quartet After 7, best known for the hits “Ready or Not” and “Can’t Stop,” performing with JFly and Friends.

Other artists joining the celebration include:

Just outside of Downtown, Ponce City Market and the Old Fourth Ward Business Association will host Fireworks in the Fourth at Historic Fourth Ward Park, also free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Be sure to plan your downtown commute by viewing the surrounding road closures here.

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