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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Fort Mac Welcomes Atlanta-based T. Lang Dance World Premiere

A vibrant, thriving arts and culture scene is often at the center of great communities. As we work towards realizing our vision of building one of those great communities at Fort McPherson, we are thrilled to bring you our first of many engagements with the arts. Under the dynamic leadership of its founder and director T….

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Celebrating 2016 Fort Mac Milestones

What an amazing year we’ve had at Fort Mac LRA! We are so grateful for the incredible show of support and engagement from our partners and the community in helping us accomplish some great progress in 2016. We hope you enjoy celebrating these milestones, reflecting on our last year, and looking ahead to 2017: LCI…

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Q&A with Park Cannon

Name: Georgia State Representative Park Cannon (58th district) Email: parkcannonfor58@gmail.com Facebook – www.facebook.com/parkfor58 Twitter – @cannonfor58 What is your relationship to Fort Mac? When I became the state representative for District 58 in February of 2016, I had the opportunity to sit down with the other members of the delegation who care deeply about veterans’…

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Installation Reuse and Urban Land Institute Conferences

Fort Mac LRA has recently had the opportunity to participate in two important industry events that impact our redevelopment efforts. First, we co-hosted the annual Association of Defense Communities Installation Reuse 2016 conference with Fort Gillem. Since the latest Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) in 2005, communities faced with reusing closed bases have gathered to…

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Our First Fort McPherson Employment and Career Forum

On Saturday, October 29, Fort Mac LRA had the honor of hosting an Employment and Career Forum organized and produced by Urban League of Greater Atlanta, with support from NPU S, Atlanta Metropolitan State College, Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, Community Church, Community Empowerment Development Corporation, City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, and City Councilmember…

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Fall Festival 2016

Around 400 community members joined us for our annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 29. The weather was beautiful as everyone learned from and enjoyed time spent with a variety of community organizations from art galleries to first responders. Special thanks to Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington Jr., our security firm International…

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