In Midtown Atlanta, Visuals Emerge for Portman Holdings’ Proposed Towers

Portman HoldingsAtlanta Business Chronicle Portman Holdings’ plans for a Midtown block now comprised of surface parking and low-rise banks could include two glassy towers of varied dimensions resembling Tetris pieces—and loads of stacked parking. That’s according to renderings and details first gathered by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, which reports the developer hopes to break ground in the first half of next year. Why the rush? Demand for office space at Portman’s under-construction, 21-story Coda project next door is so strong that all interested companies—including large tech firms—might not fit. According to the ABC, the 740 W. Peachtree St. project would encompass more than 600,000 square feet, built in two phases,… Read More

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Atlanta Celebrities Flock to “Bossip’s Best-Dressed List” Party

Share Last night, Bossip and WE tv teamed up to celebrate the launch of their newest series “Bossip on WE” at the W Midtown’s lounge, Elevate. The star-studded night honored some of the industry’s most stylish celebrities as they showcased their own unique fashion sense. Honorees in attendance included Trina Braxton and Towanda Braxton from WE tv’s “Braxton Family Values” (Sister Style); Sheree Whitfield (Chateau Chic), Cynthia Bailey (Runway Stunner) and Kenya Moore (Gone With The Wind Fabulous Style) from Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta”); Reginae Carter, Shaniah Mauldin, Brandon Barnes, Ayana Fite, Zonnique Pullins (ATL’s Best Dressed Cast), Toya Wright (Baddest Mother Daughter Duo w/ Reginae Carter), Tiny Harris… Read More

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Freight Train Derails In West Midtown Atlanta

MIDTOWN, GA — Authorities were on the scene of a train derailment Monday morning in West Midtown. At least 25 cars went off the rails at the Northwest Atlanta Trainyard, according to news reports. Images from local media showed a warped line of rail cars at the trainyard at W. Marietta Street and Marietta Boulevard. No injuries have been reported so far, officials said. The trains belong to Norfolk Southern, spokeswoman Susan Terpay told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The train was on its way to Birmingham, she said. The train contained no hazardous materials, said police, who are still investigating the scene. This is a developing story. Stay with Patch for… Read More

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Check out These Two Restaurants in West Midtown Atlanta

Do you like to experiment with eating at new restaurants when visiting a strange town for the first time? If so, you’ll love the dining opportunities available in West Midtown Atlanta. Keep reading below to learn about two places you should consider trying if you ever find yourself in the area. West Midtown Atlanta has seen a lot of changes over the years. It used to be one of the main industrial hubs of the city, but due to gentrification of the area, West Midtown has evolved into an area where people live, eat, and play. It is especially attractive to young professionals who enjoy the atmosphere that is present… Read More

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Atlanta’s Atlantic Yards Moves Ahead

First mentioned in April, the Atlantic Yards project in Atlanta is moving ahead–and has the potential to nudge Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn further down in Google searches. According to a 5/30/17 press release, Hines and Invesco Real Estate Announce T3 West Midtown and Atlantic Yards: Hines, the international real estate firm, and Invesco Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager, today announced a joint venture on behalf of one of Invesco Real Estate’s institutional clients to develop two progressive office projects in Atlanta totalling 700,000 square feet. T3 West Midtown will be a 200,000-square-foot heavy timber office development and Atlantic Yards will consist of 500,000 square feet of progressive… Read More

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Best Places To See Animals In Atlanta

When you travel to a city, but you are actually looking for something unique to visit, you may want to consider going to where the animals are. Children love to go to zoos, but there are other locations that you can also frequent that have plenty of animals that they can see. Let’s begin with talking about the zoo that is in Atlanta, and then all of the other locations where adults and children can get up close and personal with these wonderful creatures. Zoo Atlanta This you in Atlanta is an excellent location. You will get to see the famous pandas, tortoise, and giraffes that the zoo is known… Read More

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Why Your Trip To Atlanta Could Be Exceptional

If you go into Atlanta during the summer, there are great activities that you can experience, many of which are outside. Although the city is very well known for its towering landscape, some of the best things to do are in natural settings. Here is an overview of what you can do when you get to Atlanta if you would like to experience the more natural aspect of the city. Hiking Trails In Atlanta There are several trails that will take you into mountainous areas of Atlanta which many people do not know exist. For example, you can combine hiking and wine tasting on the Bartram Trail Hike which is… Read More

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Maintaining Terms With The Apartment Neighbors

Maintaining Terms with the Apartment Neighbors

If you are experiencing apartment living for the first time, it is quite possible that more neighbors are living around you compared to what you are used to.

Typically, in apartment buildings, there can be several neighbors living immediately next to your apartment, up, below or on either side. There can be others down your hallway and on different other floors, and you may face them now and then.

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