Author Archives: Vicki Mack

Apply for The TransFormation Academy- Deadline January 22

Interested in learning about transit planning and community revitalization in metro Atlanta? The TransFormation Alliance (https://lnkd.in/dFn3Cbb) is now accepting applicants for the TransFormation Academy, which will kick off this spring. Please go to https://lnkd.in/dNbTbf4 for the full application, including a … Continue reading

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August 22nd Oakland City Community Meeting- 6:30pm

Please come to our monthly meeting next Tuesday at the Reverend James Orange Park Recreation Center. 1305 Oakland Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310. Time: 6:30pm. We will be discussing the next summer porch party, get updates from City Councilwoman, Cleta Winslow, … Continue reading

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July’s Porch Party

Yesterday’s porch party was a great event. We met new neighbors and several political hopefuls participated in one way or another. District 4 City council candidates Jason Dozier and Kimberly Palmer came by. District 4 candidate Elizabeth Whitmore was so … Continue reading

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Looking for Great Deals on Housing Materials?

Need to do some repairs or renovations on your home? Check out the Lifecycle Building Center in Oakland City for great deals on materials from flooring to cabinets. Read more about this nonprofit at http://atlanta.curbed.com/2016/11/14/13626502/lifecycle-building-center-massive-atlanta-warehouse

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Bid requests for development partners for the Murphy Crossing project are due May 11.

Good News!  Read the article about the BeltLine-  http://www.atlantaloop.com/new-beltline-zoning-allow-mix-uses-industrial-areas/    The article mentioned that “bid requests for development partners for the Murphy Crossing project have been sent out and are due May 11.” That means that things are finally about … Continue reading

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Report Abandoned Properties, Blighted Properties, Code Violations, & Dumping

Report Housing/Business Code violations, Illegal Tire and Trash Dumping on abandoned lots, on the property of abandoned homes, or even in front of occupied homes. A variety of ways to report housing/business code violations or dumping: 1. Call or Email … Continue reading

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There is No Meeting Tonight!

  There is No Meeting Tonight! But please join us next month on April 25th at 6:30pm. 1305 Oakland Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310

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TransFormation Alliance Celebrates $1 Million Grant for Atlanta

This grant made the planning workshop for the Lee Street Corridor possible at the Green Prints conference, which was held on March 8, 2017. See more about the workshop at http://www.occoatl.org/great-things-to-come-for-oakland-city-and-lee-street-corridor/ The Strong, Prosperous And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC)  is providing … Continue reading

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Wild Heaven Beer Brewery Coming to Lee and White Street

Click here to read about Wild Heaven Beer Plans to Join Monday Night Brewing on BeltLine’s Westside Trail The Lee + White development, named for its location at the intersection of Lee and White streets, will also house Southern Aged Cheese, … Continue reading

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The Hartnett Elementary School and Negro Playing Field Sign is Up

Hooray! The Hartnett Elementary School and Negro Playing field sign is finally installed. Go check it out at 1401 Bridges St in Oakland City/Bush Mountain. It took a year of collaboration and patience, but we were able to mark this … Continue reading

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