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VHCA Announces Process to Develop Neighborhood Master Plan

August 27, 2013

In July of this year, the Virginia-Highland Civic Association announced the formation of a Task Force to guide the creation of a transportation plan for Virginia-Highland. This plan contemplated combining public input and review of existing factors with professional planning guidance to create an effective set of goals based on an overall vision. We asked…

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Some Thoughts on Teardowns and New Construction

August 17, 2013

Spurred by a recent wave of teardowns and new construction, there has been a lively debate over the last couple of weeks about historic preservation and the building characteristics that help define the neighborhood. While Virginia-Highland is a collection of smaller subdivisions built over a span of several decades, some local architects and residents identified…

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VHCA Announces Creation of Neighborhood Transportation Task Force

July 10, 2013

This spring the Virginia-Highland Civic Association Planning Committee met with City of Atlanta transportation planner Josh Mello to review a number of the transportation initiatives that have the capacity to impact our neighborhood in the next decade.

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Piedmont Heights Master Plan To Be Presented at January VHCA Board Meeting

January 2, 2013

By: Jack White, VHCA Board President Bill Seay from the Piedmont Heights Civic Association (PHCA) will make a brief presentation on that group’s proposed new master plan at this month’s regular VHCA board meeting. The meeting is scheduled for Monday January 14 at 7 PM at the public library on Ponce de Leon Avenue. Piedmont…

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BeltLine Master Plan for Sub-area 6

October 17, 2012

The BeltLine Master Plan for “sub-area 6” includes the western edge of Virginia-Highland along Piedmont Park and Monroe Drive. These include proposals for improvements to the intersections of Monroe and 8th; Monroe and 10th/Virginia/Kanuga; and for converting Monroe to two lanes with a median/turn lane. Diagrams cover proposed bike access and transit. The download can…

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