There are 7 blog entries for October 2008.
Sunday, October 12th, 2008 at 1:48pm. 432 Views, 0 Comments.
Ansley Park's favorite home is Rhodes Hall, built in 1904, Rhodes Hall has been an Atlanta landmark for generations. Rhodes Hall sits in Ansley Park, just adding to the history and architecture of this popular neighborhood. It was built for the furniture magnate Amos Giles Rhodes, founder of the Atlanta-based Rhodes Furniture. While it was the original residence of Amos Rhodes, today it is a house museum and one of the most unique spots for social and corporate events in Ansley Park.
The upper floors of Rhodes Hall are also headquarters for The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. You are welcome to take a tour of the house and learn more about its history, or find out more about the many events at Rhodes Hall, or even enquire how Rhodes Hall…
Sunday, October 12th, 2008 at 10:04am. 449 Views, 0 Comments.
Atlanta Intown real estate has never been as popular, offering great schools, local amenities, community spirit, and above all a great value and convenient place to live or work. Virginia-Highland is a neighborhood worth exploring when looking at Atlanta Intown real estate.
Virginia-Highland is one of intown Atlanta's most vibrant and sought-after neighborhoods. The name "Virginia-Highland" comes from from the intersection of Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue.
Virginia Highland is one of Intown Atlanta's best known neighborhood business districts. It stretches along North Highland Avenue from the University to Ponce de Leon and continuing south into the Poncey-Highland and Inman Park neighborhoods. Virginia-Highland is also bordered by…
Saturday, October 11th, 2008 at 1:49pm. 462 Views, 0 Comments.
During the 1970s and 1980s, the rapid growth of social organized events and concerts had a dramatic effect on the increase of wear and tear on the Park. The Dogwood Festival (est. 1936), the Arts Festival of Atlanta (est.1954) attracted large, diverse crowds to the park. Musical performances also took center stage, ranging from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Allman Brothers concerts, to the Montreux Jazz Festival. Piedmont Park became compounded by a lack of city budgets because of high activity in the Park which led to deterioration. With many illegal activities, it became quite clear that a long-term solution to fund the care, maintenance and security of park was vital.
The only solution was a public-private partnership.
In 1989, a small group…
Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 at 10:07am. 430 Views, 0 Comments.
Selling in a tough market leave it to the Pro's:
In years past, the intown Atlanta real estate market has been so hot that simply placing a "for sale" sign in the front yard generated multiple purchase offers sometimes in a single weekend. Some areas were so sought after that potential buyers would bid against each other to own your home.
But today is not one of those times. Buyers seem to be in a hibernation mode, under the mistaken impression that the value of homes are falling fast.
In this market, if you need to sell your house, you need the help of a reputable real estate agent. In addition to the experience they bring to the table, the selling process involves a lot of ground work. As an experienced Atlanta real estate Agent Ben HIrsh and…
Saturday, October 4th, 2008 at 1:58pm. 445 Views, 0 Comments.
Ansley Park has award winning ingredients:
This small, intimate restaurant nestled into Ansley Park has grown from a neighborhood favorite to a citywide treasure, gaining some of the most devoted fans of any restaurant in Atlanta, and now Atlanta Restaurant of the Year!
Tierra is a cross between gourmet and just damn good. Customers come for the ambiance and the diverse Latin menu, and keep returning. The co-owners and chefs know to keep the favorites on the menu but they also know to add weekly changes and usually introduce these to celebrate a Latin country fiesta.
The menu explores the flavors of Latin America, like the Salvadoran pupusa, with thick corn tortillas melted together with gooey cheese set off wiyh tart curtido (think coleslaw),…
Friday, October 3rd, 2008 at 2:00pm. 456 Views, 0 Comments.
Early Ansley Park residents joked about how visiting friends lost their way among the winding streets that meander through the area. In 1980, the Civic Association sponsored a contest for a neighborhood slogan and long time resident Caroline Bethea won with her entry "Lose Yourself in Ansley Park". Now the Civic Association sells T-shirts printed with the slogan, which has come to express a special sense of pride that the residents feel for their neighborhood. We invite you to do just that. Lose yourself in Ansley Park, as you learn about our neighborhood's past, walk or ride through our streets, study our homes and buildings, and meet our friends and neighbors. Long-time Ansley Park residents, recent arrivals, and casual visitors to the neighborhood…
Friday, October 3rd, 2008 at 10:08am. 457 Views, 0 Comments.
Atlanta is a city of many neighborhoods, and they all have their own character and attractive features. In the Druid Hills Intown Atlanta Neighborhood there is easy access to downtown and Midtown Atlanta, an abundance of local amenities supported by fine schools, many parks, shopping, amenities, restaurants and entertainment offering a good quality lifestyle.
Tucked away in the historic Druid Hills neighborhood, our members consider their club a sanctuary just minutes away from downtown Atlanta.
Established in 1912, Druid Hills has long offered the full array of services expected in today's modern private club.
A day at Druid Hills offers you a chance to practice your handicap or compete on the superb golf course, play tennis, swim or work out in…