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Emory Village update

Emory Village Alliance: Proposed Wind Store on hold/ Traffic Study on the way -- Citing safety concerns over backing out of parking spaces onto the sidewalk and into North Decatur Road, the DeKalb Zoning Board of Appeals on August 12 deferred action for 30 days on proposed variances requested by a developer who wants to convert a long vacant Chevron Station in Emory Village into a wine store.  In the meantime, the county will conduct a traffic study to gauge the safety of these spaces.    [READ MORE]



Emory Governmental and Community Affairs Quarterly Community Meeting Tue 3/31, 6:30-8:00 PM

Emory - Governmental and Community Affairs: 
Quarterly Community Meeting 
Tuesday, March 31, 6:30-8:00 PM
1599 Clifton Road Building; Room 5-C

(Great meeting for updates on Emory’s building plans including the hospital, as well as shuttle service, CCTMA, Emory Pointe Phase II etc.)

"Turn off Clifton Road by the entrance sign to the Emory Conference Center Hotel, and then turn right at the stop sign to go into the parking deck attached behind the 1599 building. Be sure to park on the Visitor Level so you can access the lobby entrance. There will be someone in the lobby to escort you to the elevator and room 5-C will be on the 5th floor, near the elevator."

Betty E. Willis
Senior Associate Vice President 
1599 Clifton Road, NE, 5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404.727.5312


AJC: "Light rail future for Clifton Road"

AJC: "Light rail future for Clifton Road" - MARTA is proposing a light rail line to serve the busy Clifton Road Corridor, home to Emory University, the CDC and the Atlanta VA hospital, among others. [READ MORE]

Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative Scoping Meetings

first mtg is tonight: 6pm - 8pm / Westminister Presbyterian Church / 1438 Sheridan Rd, NE

The Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative is MARTA's proposed light rail line linking the Lindbergh and Avondale Stations.  It will provide rail service to one of the region's most congested areas - and biggest job centers - serving Emory University & Hospital, CDC, Children's Heatlhcare, and VA Hospital.    [READ MORE]

11/19/14 Together in Atlanta Meeting Summary

from CHCA Corresponding Secretary Julia Byrne:

11/19/14 Together in Atlanta Meeting Summary

On Wednesday, November 19th, community members in Clairmont Heights met with members of the Druid Hills Civic Association, members of the organization Together In Atlanta, and Atlanta elected officials to discuss advocacy efforts for the annexation of the entire footprints of Fernbank and Briar Vista elementary schools as well as Emory University into the city of Atlanta. The Clairmont Heights Civic Association is closely following this advocacy effort in response to our recent neighborhood survey that indicated strong support for inclusion into an existing city.

Emory community meeting

Event Date and Time: 
12/03/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

From Betty Willis at Emory: Dear Neighbors:  Please mark your calendars for our next quarterly community meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 3, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in room 155 of the North Decatur Building.   I have attached directions to the Lowergate South parking deck, which has a walkway from the deck onto the second floor of the North Decatur Building.  Room 155 is on the first floor.  Please note that the entrance to the parking deck from Gambrell Drive has been diverted to the right side of the deck due to construction associated with the new hospital bed tower.  

As you know, these informal quarterly meetings are an opportunity to share information and discuss any particular issues of interest or concern to you and your neighborhoods.  Please extend this invitation to others who may want to participate.  If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to call me at 404-727-5312.  I look forward to seeing you next month and will send a reminder note closer to the date.

Arts at Emory November 2014

For our culture mavens: Theater; Film; Music; Dance; Museum events.

Emory Sustainability+Clifton Community update 10/24/14

From Emory's Clifton Community Partnership and Office of Sustainability Initiatives: Emory University Earns STARS Gold Rating; Innovative Water Reclamation Facility Under Construction;  Fleet Services: making moves to a greener fleet;  Launched: The Green Office Pilot Program; Emory to ban bee-harming pesticides to protect pollinators;  Climate@Emory: Interview with Dr. Eri Saikawa

Babar the Elephant Family Concert

Event Date and Time: 
10/26/2014 - 4:00pm

From Emory's Carlos Museum: Sunday, October 26, 4 pm, Reception Hall, Level Three. The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta and the Carlos Museum present Jean de Brunhoff's classic tale, Babar the Elephant, set to music by Poulenc, performed by pianist Elena Cholakova and narrated by WABE 90.1's Lois Reitzes.  Family Concerts are designed with young listeners in mind but are perfect for audiences of any age!  The concert is free and open to the public.  Free parking is available on the weekends in both the Fishburne and Oxford Road decks.

Emory lecture on Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney

Event Date and Time: 
10/21/2014 - 6:30pm

For our literary residents, a free lecture open to the public, from Emory:  Ron Schuchard, Goodrich C. White Professor of English Emeritus at Emory University, will give a lecture titled “Into the Heartland of the Ordinary: Seamus Heaney, Thomas Hardy, and the Divided Tradition of Modern and Contemporary Poetry” on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jones Room at Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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