Curbed Atlanta | Carter reveals bold new look for Georgia Avenue, near former Turner Field

The rebirth of the long-underuntilzed and desolate Georgia Avenue in Summerhill continues to show signs of redevelopment promise.

In a “Stadium Neighborhoods” newsletter issued by developer Carter, construction updates—and a spiffy new rendering—indicate the street’s much-needed makeover is making strides.

Since Georgia State University and Carter took control of the ballpark formerly known as Turner Field and surrounding parcels in early 2016, the stadium has been overhauled to accommodate the Panthers football team, and construction has kicked off on several of the projects planned for nearby areas—most significantly, Georgia Avenue.

Carter has already secured tenants to fill some of Georgia Avenue’s upcoming retail spaces, such as Halfway Crooks Brewing and Blending, Hodgepodge Coffeehouse, Wood’s Chapel BBQ, Little Tart Bakeshop, and Big Softie Ice Cream. The newsletter indicates the developer is open to suggestions for other businesses.

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By: Sean Keenan - Curbed Atlanta

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