Virginia-Highland

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and other events. In 2011 readers of ''Creative Loafing'' voted Virginia-Highland "Best Overall Neighborhood", Creative Loafing, "Best of", 2011 and in June 2011, ''Atlanta'' Magazine designated Virginia Highland "favorite neighborhood overall". "Hot 'hoods", ''Atlanta Magazine'', June


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living person in the world . * Green B. Adair (c. 1837-1914), fertilizer magnate, had his summer house at what is now the Adair Mansion from 1895-1911. * Richard Copeland Todd (1792–1852), Atlanta pioneer. In 1822 Todd and his wife Martha settled a homestead located at what is now 816 Greenwood Avenue. External links Neighborhood organizations and events * Virginia-Highland Civic Association * Virginia-Highland


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latm 46 lats 56.64 latNS N longd 84 longm 21 longs 15.48 longEW W postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code 30306 area_code website Virginia Highland Civic Association website2 Virginia-Highland Connect footnotes

Craftsman (American Craftsman) added May 10, 2005 area '''Virginia-Highland''' (often nicknamed "VaHi") "About VaHi", Virginia-Highland Civic Association is a neighborhood of (neighborhoods of Atlanta) Atlanta, Georgia, founded in the early 20th century

and Highland Avenue. Later in the 1920s, southeast of this intersection the "Virginia Highlands" (with an "s") subdivision was built. However, neither term appeared again in the press until the 1970s. During the revolt against the construction of the I-485 freeway (Freeway revolts in Atlanta) through Morningside and what is now Virginia-Highland, a pro-highway group called themselves the "Highland-Virginia Civic Association", claiming to speak for the neighborhood. When


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"“BEING MARY JANE” TV PILOT FILMING 4 23 & 4 24", Virginia-Highland Civic Association Religion Virginia-Highland is home to a number of churches: * Church of Our Saviour (Anglo-Catholic Episcopalian) - current building mid-1930s * Druid Hills Presbyterian Church - built 1923, expanded 1940, 1963 * First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church - built 1924 * Virginia Highland Church


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?oid 1260532 newspaper Creative Loafing date July 19, 2006 ). * Opposingdesign "The Mix@841" project at 841 N. Highland Ave., originally proposed to be 80 feet tall. In December 2008 the VHCA bought the land for New Highland Park, a small park at N. Highland and St. Charles. In Autumn 2010, a rash of seven muggings occurred, statistics


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VIrginia-Highland wrestled with traffic and parking issues. Apartments affordable to students became more difficult to find. In 2000, a spat among organizers and a shakeup in the organizing committee made


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in the Southeastern United States and one of Atlanta's most popular neighborhood festivals. VHCA also organizes the annual Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes. In May, Taste of the Highlands in John Howell Park features samplings from favorite neighborhood restaurants and live music. Film and television Portions of the films ''Life as We Know It (Life as We Know It (film))'' (the bakery portrayed was the real-life Belly General Store) and '' Trouble


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station *99 west from Monroe and Virginia along 10th Street to Midtown rail station; south from Monroe and Virginia along Boulevard The neighborhood was long served by streetcar line #15 (Streetcars in Atlanta#Routes) which later became bus line #45.past "A sad farewell to the 45 Virginia-McLynn", Maria Saporta, 2010-09-26 Bus line 45


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as a streetcar suburb. It is named after the intersection of Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue, the heart of a busy commercial district at the center of the neighborhood. The neighborhood is famous for its bungalows and other historic houses from the 1910s-1930s. It has become a destination for people across Atlanta with its eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, and shops and for the Summerfest (Virginia-Highland Summerfest) festival, annual Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes Tour of Homes

Ave. Commercial development Some businesses opened around the intersection of Virginia and N. Highland starting in 1908, with many more opening starting in 1925. At the same time development started in the Atkins Park commercial district around St. Charles. Ave. and N. Highland, including in the present-day Atkins Park Restaurant (1922) which reportedly got what is now Atlanta's oldest liquor license when it became a bar and restaurant in 1927. Between 1928 and 1930, the Howard Dry

of Virginia-Highland resident and anti-freeway activist John Howell (John Howell (Atlanta)), who died from complications of HIV in 1988. During the 1970s and 1980s the VHCA also worked to improve the city's process of home inspection, to develop a resource network of quality, affordable service providers to aid homeowners in renovation, and to encourage developers to lease renovated commercial buildings “as is” at low rates in order to encourage new and unique businesses, and thus a truly


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go bye-bye?", ''Creative Loafing'', Sep. 16, 2000 However, Summerfest did continue as usual in 2001 as one of Atlanta's highest profile neighborhood festivals. Preservation and balance In November 2006, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation added Virginia-Highland to its list of "places in peril" due to an acceleration of teardown (Teardown (real estate))s and infill projects by real estate developers and newcomers to the area. However, Virginia

at the neighborhood level such as community festivals, community safety, beautification, and efforts to improve parks, sidewalks, etc. As noted above, the Atkins Park neighborhood, while having its own neighborhoods association, participates in the VaHi association much as if it were part of VaHi. Planning, building permits, etc. are controlled by the Neighborhood planning unit F, which also includes Morningside-Lenox Park, Piedmont Heights (Piedmont Heights (Atlanta)) and Lindridge

strips, and parks. A brochure maps out the route and the trees along each route, as well as educating visitors about the trees. http: www.treesatlanta.org NeighborhoodArboreta.aspx Festivals thumb Virginia-Highland Summerfest (File:Virginia Highlands Summerfest.jpg) The VHCA hosts the yearly Virginia-Highland Summerfest arts and music festival, one of the largest art festivals

Virginia-Highland

name Virginia Highland Historic District nrhp_type hd image caption location bounded roughly by Amsterdam Ave., Rosedale Rd., Ponce de Leon Avenue and the BeltLine, Atlanta, Georgia lat_degrees 33 lat_minutes 46 lat_seconds 56.64 lat_direction N long_degrees 84 long_minutes 21 long_seconds 15.48 long_direction W coord_parameters region:US-GA_type:landmark coord_display inline locmapin built 1899-1955 architect A. Ten Eyck Brown, G. Lloyd Preacher, Owens James Southwell, Leila Ross Wilburn architecture Bungalow Craftsman (American Craftsman) added May 10, 2005 area governing_body Local refnum 5000402 '''Virginia-Highland''' (often nicknamed "VaHi") "About VaHi", Virginia-Highland Civic Association is a neighborhood of (neighborhoods of Atlanta) Atlanta, Georgia, founded in the early 20th century as a streetcar suburb. It is named after the intersection of Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue, the heart of a busy commercial district at the center of the neighborhood. The neighborhood is famous for its bungalows and other historic houses from the 1910s-1930s. It has become a destination for people across Atlanta with its eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, and shops and for the Summerfest (Virginia-Highland Summerfest) festival, annual Tour of Homes (Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes) and other events.

In 2011 readers of ''Creative Loafing'' voted Virginia-Highland "Best Overall Neighborhood", Creative Loafing, "Best of", 2011 and in June 2011, ''Atlanta'' Magazine designated Virginia Highland "favorite neighborhood overall". "Hot 'hoods", ''Atlanta Magazine'', June 2011 In 2012 readers of ''Creative Loafing'' voted VaHi "Best Walkable Neighborhood". "Best of Atlanta: Cityscape: Best Walkable Neighborhood: Virginia-Highland", ''Creative Loafing''

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