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30 Additional Historic Plat Maps Added

February 26, 2013

About a year ago, we posted 22 historic plat maps of various subdivisions that are now part of Virginia-Highland — these are the maps on which surveyors originally plotted how the land was subdivided into the lots that, for the most part, still exist today. To explore the maps, you can start by viewing the…

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N. Highland, Asheville, and Dr. Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic

January 16, 2013

by Brian Gross, Communications Committee I recently stumbled across a 9-month-old post about a house for sale at 811 N. Highland. Built in 1911, 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and a carriage house. It’s said to have belonged to a St. Louis doctor, Dr. Edwin Wiley Grove. Dr. Grove was a self-made millionaire most famous for “Grove’s…

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Local businesses publish Highland Corridor map

December 3, 2012

Local businesses in Virginia-Highland have worked together with others in Morningside, Poncey-Highland, Inman Park, and the Old Fourth Ward to produce a foldable, glossy, paper map of the “Highland Corridor”, which is now being distributed at local businesses. Download the brochure as a PDF Google map of businesses listed on the map – perfect for…

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Keep VaHi Beautiful Volunteers Have Successful Clean-Up Day

October 26, 2012

By: Kay Stephenson As the sky slowly lightened on a recent crisp fall morning in Virginia-Highland, volunteers assembled in the parking lots at the south end of the neighborhood. Tools were unloaded, bags and gloves donated by Keep Atlanta Beautiful were distributed, and, to the sounds of a leaf blower doing its thing outside Neighbor’s…

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Storms Damage Elm Trees Along N. Highland Avenue

October 2, 2012

This week’s storm caused some limb damage among the elm trees along the northwest corner of the Virginia-Highland street scape. The Parks Department promptly trimmed the fallen limbs, and Parks Arborist Paul Lewkowtiz will evaluate their health and recommend further pruning or replacement in the next couple of weeks. The trees are young and were…

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