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North End Redevelopment

 

Sandy Springs to Host Public Open House on North End Shopping Center Revitalization Plan Development Code Amendments

Following a multi-year planning and public input process, the City of Sandy Springs is proposing development code changes to guide future growth and implement the revitalization priorities articulated in the North End Revitalization Plan. The Open House will provide the community with the opportunity to review the proposed Development Code changes and provide input. There will not be a formal presentation, but City of Sandy Springs representatives will be available to discuss the proposed amendments and answer questions.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 4, 5-7 p.m.

Open House Meeting Handouts 

North End Open House Meeting Displays

 

To provide input on the proposed amendments, please email pz@sandyspringsga.gov

 

One of City Council’s adopted priorities is North End Redevelopment, with goals to:

  • Encourage reinvestment along Roswell Road in the north end of Sandy Springs, and
  • Enhance the quality and variety of housing, retail and amenities in the area and to improve the quality of life for all Sandy Springs residents.

Conceptual Plans
The City awarded a contract to TSW Design to develop conceptual plans on four focus properties in the North End. These sites were chosen for their access to Roswell Road and their size, which is large enough to attract potential mixed use opportunities.

  • Big Lots Center (7300 Roswell Road)
  • Northridge Shopping Center (8331-8371 Roswell Road)
  • Loehmann’s Plaza (8610 Roswell Road)
  • North River Shopping Center (8765-8897 Roswell Road)

TSW created three conceptual master plans for each of the four focus properties. Each plan includes economic analysis based on market conditions, and considers the financial feasibility of including how to add additional households within the district.

You can view the completed plans and report .

 

North End Revitalization Plan Public Input Meetings:

North End Revitalization Advisory Committee
The North End Revitalization Advisory Committee was nominated by the mayor and approved by the city council. The primary work of this committee is to attend public meetings related to the River Access and Conceptual Plans projects, listen to the community’s input and ensure that the community input is taken into account throughout the plan development process. They will provide input in committee meetings with City staff and consultants, as well as provide comments on draft recommendations from the consultant. They will also help city staff with community outreach. Meeting agendas will be posted and summaries will be available online.

Members are residents and business owners in the North End.

  • Tamara Carrera; Sarah Cannon; Ardit Nicholas Curi; Ken Dishman; Emile Escalera; Jane Green; Nakisha Harris; Brie Harrison; Derek Lawrie; Darious Moore; Sean O'Keefe; Ronda Smith; Steve Soteres. 

PAST ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS: 

February 10, 2020 Committee Meeting

Meeting Minutes

August 13, 2020 Committee Meeting

Committee Video Recording

Meeting Presentation

River Access Update

August 31, 2020 Committee Meeting

Committee Video Recording

Meeting Presentation

September 8, 2020 Committee Meeting

Committee Video Recording

Meeting Presentation

September 14, 2020 Committee Meeting

Meeting Presentation

Committee Video Recording

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