Monthly Archives: August 2013

ULI Atlanta is pleased to announce Historic Fourth Ward Park as a finalist for the 2013 Awards for Excellence

This unique project combines landscape architecture principles and engineering techniques in a public open space as an innovative way to resolve stormwater issues while enhancing community life. The development of Historic Fourth Ward Park demonstrates the value of sustainable, collaborative design and the positive social, environmental and economic impact it can have on a community. The final product is a public park that reduces energy use, contributes to vital ecological processes and is maintained in an environmentally responsible way. This 17-acre park has transformed a barren, contaminated site near Martin … Read More

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ULI Atlanta is pleased to announce Retreat at Edgewood as a Finalist for the 2013 Awards for Excellence

A fitting example of a context-driven, place-making design for affordable housing, Retreat at Edgewood is aesthetic, sustainable and highly functional. This multi-family development demonstrates affordable designs that are beautiful, durable, promote health, and that also revitalize a blighted area. Prior to 2009, a neglected 1960s apartment building and several dilapidated houses covered four separate land parcels in the Edgewood District within three blocks of the Edgewood MARTA Station. Not merely a blighted and impoverished area, this development was a haven for crime. Moreover, the development’s unsafe conditions formed a no-man’s … Read More

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ULI Atlanta is pleased to announce Pepper Place as a finalist for the 2013 Awards for Excellence

Pepper Place was started over 20 years ago in an abandoned warehouse district near Sloss Furnaces. Anchored by the Dr. Pepper Syrup Plant and Bottling Company, the area has been converted into an emerging, vibrant design and entertainment district in the urban core. Pepper Place currently houses Birmingham’s premier design center as well as a nationally recognized farmers market, Terrific New Theatre, along with numerous restaurants, shops, galleries, and businesses. Pepper Place is the focal point of Lakeview, one of Birmingham’s Community Revitalization Districts that are subject to design review … Read More

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ULI Atlanta is pleased to announce Emory Point as a finalist for the 2013 Awards for Excellence

Emory Point is a three-phase mixed-use development with residences, shops and restaurants located on Clifton Road, near the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University and Emory Healthcare. The development is the first new retail project built in the trade area in 20 years, as well as the largest private development started inside the Perimeter during the recession. This project is the first partnership between Cousins Properties and Gables Residential, two Atlanta-based development companies with a track record of quality developments. Cousins Properties and Gables Residential are the developers … Read More

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ULI Atlanta is Pleased to Honor Daniel M. DuPree with the 2013 Frank Carter Community Achievement Award

ULI Atlanta is pleased to honor Daniel M. Dupree with the 2013 Frank Carter Community Achievement Award. Daniel M. DuPree currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board and Lead Independent Director of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Mr. DuPree has over 30 years of real estate experience in Diversified Commercial Real Estate Development and Management. From 1992 to March 2009, Mr. DuPree was President and Chief Operating Officer for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ.) From 1982 to 1992, he served as Chief Executive Officer of New Market Development Company, a … Read More

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ULI Atlanta is Pleased to Honor Bradley J. Currey, Jr. with the 2013 Dan & Tally Sweat Leadership Award

ULI Atlanta is pleased to honor Bradley J. Currey, Jr. with the 2013 Dan & Talley Sweat Leadership Award. Brad Currey is the retired Chairman and CEO of Rock-Tenn Company, a manufacturer of packaging and recycled paperboard products with over $2 billion in sales. Brad Currey grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1951. After service as a U.S. Army enlisted man and commissioned officer, he joined Trust Company of Georgia in 1953, rising to Executive Vice President … Read More

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ULI Atlanta Announces Award for Excellence Finalists

          ULI Atlanta is pleased to announce the Awards for Excellence Finalists: Pepper Place – Birmingham, AL Historic Fourth Ward Park – Atlanta, GA Retreat at Edgewood, Atlanta, GA Emory Point – Atlanta, GA Congratulations!

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