ATLANTA, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trammell Crow Residential, which has
filed a zoning application for two residential high-rises in the Northeast
section of Atlanta's proposed beltline, has released a conceptual design study
of the planned development.
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"It will be quite some time before we have a final design, but we felt it
was important to give people something that would help them visualize some of
the concepts we're considering," said Michael McGwier, Executive Managing
Director for TCR's Southeast Division.
While the conceptual design shows 38 and 39 story high-rises, the firm
says it is flexible about the buildings' heights, McGwier said. "We will be
constantly refining the concept to come up with the best possible use of the
land for all of Atlanta," he added.
The vertical buildings would block less of the neighbors' views of the
park than long low buildings would, TCR contends. And while the parking deck
is on the lower floors, it would not look like a parking deck from the
The beltline, which forms a ring around intown Atlanta, is a proposed
series of interconnected greenspaces, housing choices and mixed-use
developments, as well as a low impact transportation corridor. When complete,
the five mile long parcel, owned by The Northeast Atlanta Beltline Group,
(www.neatlantabeltline.com) is expected to have continuous trails, paths and
sidewalks linking news developments and connecting adjoining neighborhoods.
The corridor runs from just south of I-85 near Ansley Golf Club to DeKalb
Avenue. The development is now undergoing a comprehensive zoning review.
Construction would begin after the zoning process is concluded.
TCR is one of Atlanta's top ten private companies, and one of the nation's
top three multifamily builders. Its goal is to develop, acquire and construct
multifamily communities of the highest quality, to enhance the lifestyles of
its residents and create value for its investors. It strives to be the best at
every aspect of the multifamily real estate industry.
SOURCE Trammell Crow Residential