What Do You Want Improved in Your Neighborhood?
NPU-F lists improvement projects
Neighborhood Planning Unit-F has complied an ongoing list of proposed improvement projects in the neighborhood.
Some of these projects will be considered for a city-wide program that aims to maintain and renovate city facilities.
Here’s a look at the projects on the list:
Which of these projects would you like to see completed? Tell us in the comments!
Morningside-Lenox Park Traffic Calming- Implement the Morningside-Lenox Park portion of the four-neighborhood Traffic Calming Plan (submitted by the City of Atlanta to ARC in May 2004). Specific streets are North Rock Springs Road, Johnson Road, East Rock Springs Road, North Morningside Drive, North Highland Avenue and Lenox Road.
Cheshire Bridge Corridor Streetscape- Complete the improvements included in the Cheshire Bridge Corridor Study, including but not limited to the intersection at LaVista and general streetscape improvements along the whole corridor.
Cheshire Bridge and LaVista intersection- Complete the improvements included in the Cheshire Bridge Corridor Study, including but not limited to the intersection at LaVista and general streetscape improvements along the whole corridor.
Lindbergh Sidewalks- Construct sidewalks on the south side of Lindbergh from I-85 to Cheshire Bridge Road
North Highland Ave Streetscape- Complete the Highland Corridor streetscape and traffic improvement plan. Specific nodes are St. Charles segment of North Highland Avenue, University Drive and North Highland Avenue; Amsterdam Avenue and North Highland Avenue. Several benches are in need of repair or have been destroyed and need to be repaired
Monroe Ave Sidewalks- Complete sidewalks on Monroe Drive from Montgomery Ferry to Armour Drive and from Rock Springs to Ansley Villas
NPU F pedestrian improvements- Encourage pedestrian mobility by completing sidewalks through the NPU and upgrading and adding crosswalks. Encourage safe and responsible driving patterns throughout the NPU through implementation of traffic calming measures and enforcement of speed limit
NPU F Traffic light synchronization- Synchronize all traffic lights to encourage driving the posted speed.
John Howell Park Site Improvements- Replace/build fence by volleybal court along Arcadia and along the back of the park, repair water fountain near playground, install steps near the center of the park. Remove dead trees and prune dead wood, remove underbrush, remove crape myrtles around donor's circle, power wash brick pavers, granite marker, wood benches and light poles and golbes, supply mulch, replace broken street lamp globes and lights, refurbish benches, replace broken playscpae equipment. DPRCA comment - added to CDP/STWP
Virginia and North Highland Traffic Island- Install power source for landscape lighting
Orme Park Site Improvements- Stabilize stream, replace railings on steps. Redesign stormwater flow. Stream bank clean up and Historic bridge restoration. DPRCA comment - Already in CDP/STWP
Morningside Nature Preserve- Design and build trails heads: Welbourne Road access and Lenox Road along South Fork of Peachtree Creek. Wildlife monitoring. Acquire easement at Morningside Condos, Robin Lane parcel, Tedhoff parcel and provide pedestrian connections. DPRCA comment - Trails and amenities already in CDP. CDP project added for potential acquisitions.
Daniel Johnson Nature Preserve and Herbert Taylor Park- Trail improvements, tree planting and invasive plant removal. Land acquisition. Environmental education. Archeological research. DPRCA comment - Already in CDP/STWP
Wildwood Garden Park- Implement phase 1 of master plan. DPRCA comment - Already in CDP/STWP
Morningside Lenox Park Monument Repair- Repair monument at Johnson, Plymouth and West Sussex road
Sunken Garden Park- Repair and improve drainage infrastructure. Add water source for irrigation. Add water/fountain play on northern end with play equipment. DPRCA comment - Already in CDP/STWP
Lanier Blvd Traffic Island Irrigation- Provide irrigation/ water source at Lanier Boulevard median and Wildwood Garden at traffic circle
Lenox Wildwood Park- Mitigate and repair stream bank erosion, add tennis court, provide shelter at tennis courts, provide grills and drinking fountain, repair/ replace pedestrian bridge. Poison ivy and English ivy maintenance/control. DPRCA comment - Already in CDP/STWP
Little Woods Acquisition- Acquire 3.2 acre parcel adjacent to South Fork Peachtree Creek. DPRCA comment - added to CDP
Gotham Way Park- Purchase 1 acre site from HOA. Master plan for site
Wimbledon, Rock Springs and Montgomery Ferry- Provide intersection improvements and traffic calming on Wimbledon, Rock Springs and Montgomery Ferry. Sidewalks at Wimbledon, Rock Springs and Montgomery Ferry
N. Highland Ave. and Highland View Ave. street lights- 6 streetlights are need on N. Highland Ave. and Highland Ave. The area is unsafe and very dark. Also benches are in need of repair on N. Highland/ Virginia.
Orme Park restoration- Stream bank clean up and Historic bridge restoration.