Fifth Annual Fort Mac Fall Festival

The 5th Annual Fort Mac Fall Festival entertained members of the community on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Hosted by Council Member Joyce Sheperd and the Fort Mac LRA Community Engagement Subcommittee, the Fall Festival was a great success thanks to our many volunteers; our wonderful sponsors, East Point, Fulton County, WellStar, and Red Rock Global,…

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Fort Mac LRA Hosts Three-Day Master Planning Working Session

On Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, Stephen Macauley gave opening remarks to a crowded room full of stakeholders intent on bringing the Master Planning Process to a productive head. The three-day working session kicked off with Executive Director Brian Hooker describing Fort Mac LRA’s goals and Fort Mac LRA as a catalyst for the Southside of…

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Q&A With Tiffany Charesse

Name: Tiffany Charesse Facebook: tiffanycharesseart IG: tiffanycharesse What is your relationship to Fort Mac? Fort Mac is very dear to me and my family. My father was in the military, so we went there to shop for groceries, we hit the PX for school clothes, and the bowling alley for some good ol’ fashioned family…

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Fort Mac Fall Festival

Fort Mac Fall Festival is back Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., thanks to the office of Council Member Joyce Sheperd and our Community Engagement Subcommittee. Join us for a day of family fun. Tour the property, participate in the costume contest, listen to local musicians and more.

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Master Planning – We Need Your Input

Thanks to all who came out to our community input session at Fort Mac LRA on Wednesday September 27. If you weren’t able to join the session, we still want to hear from you! Atlanta City Design Studio will host an activity space for community members during its public hours. Beginning on Thursday, September 28th through Friday, October…

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Tyler Perry Studios: now hiring

Our neighbors at Tyler Perry Studios have sent over the following job descriptions. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. To apply, please send your resumé to Mr. Tracey Mosley with the Urban League of Greater Atlanta at tmosley@ulgatl.org.   Paralegal JD TPS JD – Director of Stage and Backlot Operations Open Position TPS JD – Manager…

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The Pentagon of the South: Eight Things You Should Know About The Former Forces Command Building at Fort Mac

Fort McPherson’s legendary Marshall Hall represents prime opportunity for businesses – such as technology companies and data centers – that require support for mission-critical operations. The 347,763 square foot office building could be converted for one tenant or several that could benefit from its superior security and “disaster proof” structure. When in operation for the…

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ArtLanta Adds Creative Flair to Fort McPherson

In July, Fort Mac LRA announced its first tenants, Wolf Idea Group, the creative leadership driving Atlanta’s popular ArtLanta initiative.  With an impressive history at Artlanta Gallery of creating sustainable artistic events that appeal to a wide range of people, Wolf Idea Group has its sights set on creating and promoting interactive art experiences that…

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Art Gallery and Arts Education Group Signs First Lease at Fort Mac

Fort Mac LRA announces its first tenant, a community-focused art organization known as Wolf Idea Group, founders of the popular Artlanta Gallery in Adair Park. The group will occupy 2,248 square feet of repurposed historic space, as redevelopment efforts continue on the surrounding property. Their new presence at the property was marked with the first…

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