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Pocket of duplexes to replace dilapidated buildings, empty lot

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The days seem to count for the long, empty row of dilapidated buildings in the western corridor with hundreds of new condos being developed and hundreds more in the pipeline.

The developer has submitted plans for 12 duplex buildings (24 units total) on a block facing West Marietta Street just east of Howell Station. latest leg of the Beltline Westside Trail.

Demolition permits have been issued for two properties near the corner of West Marietta Street and Longley Avenue, planned to be replaced, along with vacant lots, by a stripped-down, contemporary design duplex of brick and metal cladding. is indicated by

The five parcels in question are owned by an LLC called WPCS. It was designed by Atlanta-based Gotsch Studio, with Paces Ferry Builders and B+C Studio Landscape Architects listed in the permit record.


State of the building at the corner of Longley Avenue and West Marietta Street, next to the vacant lot on the right, today. google map


Rendering of the brick heavy façade and metal-topped porch at the rear of the building. gotch studio

According to the site plan, two rows of six buildings stand on one block, with a driveway and parking space (but no garage) between them.

According to the floor plan, each duplex unit is approximately 1,130 sq ft on two floors and has attached porches off the living room.

According to the plans, all homes will have two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms upstairs, with a half bath just below the kitchen. (A special administrative permit earlier this year indicated that the home would be large at 2,274 square feet, or at least some.)

Two lots of Tilden Street will be subdivided into the Beltline Overlay District to reduce the required 10-foot sidewalk width to 6 feet, about a foot less than the current sidewalk, according to planning documents filed with the city in June. It should be different from the guidelines.

Blocks on either side of the duplex site may be converted to new housing over the next few years.


Multi-parcel site at 1134 West Marietta Street between Midtown and Westside Park. google map

1 block west, plans recently surfaced Apartment and townhome combo That would build over 350 homes where the church and its parking lot now exist.

Heading to Midtown QTS Data Center Expansion Project About 400 multifamily homes and townhomes are also expected to eventually be built along West Marietta Street.

Meanwhile, just a few blocks east is the area’s first new condominium, a 22-story glass tower. Seven 88 West Midtown— is stepping up efforts to sell the remainder of its 279 units on the same street.

Swing through the gallery to get a closer look at the plans for a pocket of duplexes on West Marietta Street.

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