Fort Mac Forges Ahead with Transitional and Supportive Housing Plans

A special Community Engagement Subcommittee meeting was called on Sept. 12 to share updates on supportive and transitional housing at Fort Mac as a part of the former Army base’s HUD commitment. Councilmember Joyce Sheperd and Fort Mac LRA Executive Director Brian Hooker gave brief updates and introductions to the speakers for the evening, including:…

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Housing at Fort Mac: Learn the Facts, Hear the Opportunities

Ask anyone who lived at Fort McPherson while it was in operation as a U.S. Army base, and they will reminisce about wonderful memories of shopping at the Commissary, or perhaps their first job on post or even being born and then raising their own children here. The nostalgia draws people back to the post,…

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Zoning Updates for Fort McPherson to Be Presented at Upcoming NPU Meetings

Zoning Updates for Fort McPherson to Be Presented at Upcoming NPU Meetings The Atlanta City Council will soon vote on changing the zoning for Fort Mac to support the vision that has been shaped for the redevelopment by the community through Community Engagement Subcommittee, Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) plan, the Master Planning process, and beyond. Based…

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Women in Municipal Government Tour Fort Mac

On Thursday May 31, 2018, Fort Mac LRA welcomed more than 50 women members of Women in Municipal Government group, who enjoyed a tour of the Fort Mac property, detailing features of the future of the development. They also got a chance to ask questions regarding the development, which were answered by Master Developer Steven Macauley,…

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May 17th Event Postponed

Due to scheduling conflicts, the May 17th event will be postponed. We are thrilled to see the excitement and support for Fort Mac, and the Fort Mac team looks forward to sharing news of the redevelopment progress in the coming weeks.

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ARTlanta Fair is Overwhelming Success for the Southside

“The fair, reimagined” sent imaginations soaring April 11-16 at Fort Mac, when ARTlanta Fair attracted more than 3,000 guests to participate in a one-of-a-kind “Art Basel-Meets-State-Fair” event. Featuring state fair favorites such as carnival rides, games and food trucks, ARTlanta Fair also delighted guests with DJs and live music from popular local performers, as well…

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Local Leaders Visit Fort Mac

On Monday, March 26, local leaders visited Fort Mac to learn more about the Fort McPherson property and the plans for its redevelopment. Executive Director Brian Hooker, Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, Board Member Sondra Rhoades-Johnson, and Fort Mac LRA staff toured East Point Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, Council Member Marci Collier Overstreet from District 11.    …

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