A More Modern Midtown
Pocket parks. Super-fast broadband. Walkability. These are features Midtown Alliance has been focusing on to encourage development in Midtown Atlanta, which you'll hear about duringBisnow's Future of Midtown event at the W next week. (Join us!)
1) Streetcar: Will it eventually have a north-south route into Midtown (and construction like this along Peachtree Street)? "It's a question of when and not if," he says. "But I don't think when is going to come soon." He adds MARTA already serves the north-south transit route.
2) Support to allow nightclubs and entertainment venues 24-hour operation: "We've got a district that has a pretty vibrant nightlife, but I don't think a whole lot of good things happen after 2am."
3) Technology innovation: That's a big issue for Midtown Alliance. Already partnering with Georgia Tech to advance the Midtown's burgeoning innovation district, Kevin says the Alliance is also focused on opportunities for advanced broadband. As streetscape projects bury utilities, Kevin says they add space for future fiber upgrades. (Sign up here!)