Buckhead towers mean more opportunity for walkability

With two suburban-like shopping malls and several parking-lot-heavy shopping centers surrounded by office buildings and hotels, Buckhead is not known as the most pedestrian-friendly community in Atlanta. But that is changing, and a number of high-rise residential developments hitting the market are playing a role in that transformation.   According to Denise Starling, executive director of Livable Buckhead, developers are seeing the value in vertical development.  “Essentially what is happening…

With two suburban-like shopping malls and several parking-lot-heavy shopping centers surrounded by office buildings and hotels, Buckhead is not known as the most pedestrian-friendly community in Atlanta. But that is changing, and a number of high-rise residential developments hitting the market are playing a role in that transformation.   According to Denise Starling, executive director of Livable Buckhead, developers are seeing the value in vertical development.  “Essentially what is happening…

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