vahi-logo-mobile New VHCA Board of Directors Elected

Congratulations to the following Virginia-Highland residents who were elected to the VHCA Board of Directors at last night’s annual general meeting of the Virginia-Highland Civic Association: David Brandenberger Robin Ragland Jess Windham Paige Hewell Eleanor Barrineau Kay Stephenson Cindy Kaufman … Continue reading

memorial_3 VHCA Responds to Questions Regarding Todd Cemetery Memorial

Following our initial article on the topic, several questions emerged regarding the VHCA’s effort to restore the Todd Cemetery Memorial. The following sequence of events seeks to answer many of these questions. Photos at the bottom of the article show … Continue reading

IMG_1261 New Security Cameras Funded by VHCA and Councilmember Wan

By Jack White, VHCA Board President Earlier this year Councilmember Alex Wan offered to match any neighborhood association’s contribution of up to $20K for new public police security cameras. In July, VHCA appropriated $19K for the Atlanta Police Foundation, who … Continue reading

Atlanta-Streets-Alive-200x200 Atlanta Streets Alive Returns to VaHi

Atlanta Streets Alive welcomes you to walk, bike, roll, run and play in the streets from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, September 25, on N Highland Ave., Highland Ave. and Boulevard! This event is organized by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. For more information, … Continue reading

Briarcliff Ter Apt sign Briarcliff Terrace Apartments Redevelopment Plans on Hold

The developerrs at Briarcliff Terrace Apartments Place have communicated (attorney to attorney) that they will not be introducing ‘at this time’ a proposal to redevelop their site from its existing designation of RG2 to either RG3 or to a PDH … Continue reading

DSCN2993 Firefest in the Park to Benefit FS #19

What: Firefest in the Park, an event to benefit Fire Station #19 When: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Where: North Highland Park (corner of N. Highland and St. Charles) Atlanta Fire Station #19 is an icon in the Virginia-Highland … Continue reading

Welcome_To_Virginia_Highland VHCA Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers

2016-17 BOD Candidates Announced, Candidate Bios and Absentee Ballot Available The Virginia-Highland Civic Association Annual General Meeting will be held September 22 at the Inman Middle School Cafeteria from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Please try to arrive at 6:30 to sign in. Grants will … Continue reading

vahi VHCA 2016-17 Board of Directors – Candidate Bios

Following are brief bios from the announced candidates for the 2016-17 VHCA Board of Directors: (I) indicates incumbent Eleanor Barrineau Eleanor moved to her current home in Virginia-Highland in 1983 with her husband Stephen Cohen and raised two children here.  She … Continue reading

The River Virginia-Highland Church Annual Yard Sale

Proceeds to benefit church’s The River program for the homeless By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member and Tour of Homes Chair On Saturday, October 1st, the Virginia-Highland Church will hold its annual yard sale beginning at 8:00 a.m. The church is … Continue reading

No. 19 Station Fire Station No. 19 Renovation About to Begin, Final Funds Needed

Community-wide collaboration should position one of VaHi’s most important historical treasures well for the future By VHCA Board Member Dr. Catherine Lewis After years of planning and fundraising and months of hard work vetting contracts, the VHCA is pleased to … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter

Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan’s current e-newsletter for District 6 includes important updates on the following: Monroe Dr / Boulevard Complete Street Next Steps Important Voter Information Music Midtown 2016 Atlanta Streets Alive on Sunday, September 25th Labor Day Solid Waste … Continue reading

IMG_0226 Public Works Marking Crew Installs New Crosswalks in VaHi

By David Brandenberger, VHCA Parks Committee Chair We have all observed a spate of sidewalk and ADA corner ramp improvements in the neighborhood recently.  As we understand it, it is now city policy to install appropriate crosswalk markings wherever such … Continue reading

Shine a Light on Homelessness Shine a Light on Homelessness

Grab your lantern, your flashlight, or your blinking hat – if it lights up, it qualifies – and join Journey Men’s Shelter on Sunday, October 2 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. for a kick-off event to their year-long campaign, “Shine a Light on … Continue reading

Photo of Todd Cemetery Memorial taken by Andrew Wood in 2008. Todd Cemetery Memorial Destruction and Restoration

by Jack White, for the VHCA Board In December of 2014 the Virginia-Highland Civic Association (VHCA) Board was notified that new homeowners had installed a fence that blocked free access to the Todd Cemetery Memorial. (VHCA is no stranger to … Continue reading

vahi-logo-mobile It’s Time to Fix Monroe!

The City of Atlanta and City Councilmembers Kwanza Hall, Alex Wan and Natalyn Archibong will host a community engagement meeting next week to discuss the upcoming Monroe Dr./Bouevard Dr. Complete Street Project. The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2016, … Continue reading

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