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Planning Firm Giving Public Vision Survey on Downtown Plans, Thursday

At a Thursday meeting, participants will view a series of images that define various options for Sandy Springs development character and style, rank the images based on preference, and discuss the results in small groups.

 

A previous version of this story incorrectly indicated the meeting is Wednesaday. The meeting will be held on Thursday.

The next public input meeting on plans for Sandy Springs new downtown area will include a resident survey. Participants will view a series of images that define various options for development character and style, rank the images based on preference, and discuss the results in small groups.

The meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, in the Hitson Memorial Activities building at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, 85 Mount Vernon Hwy. Enter through the lower level gym doors. 

On Sept. 19, master planning firm Goody Clancy presented preliminary site concepts to residents. The planning firm and city staff have focused on mixed-use neighborhoods, new infrastructure that can retain stormwater, creating art spaces, and opportunities for private investment.

The downtown area would likely run along Roswell Road, south from I-285 up to Abernathy Road, including intersections at Hammond Drive, Mount Vernon and Johnson Ferry Roads, and Abernathy at Sandy Springs Circle.

According to city staff, based on feedback from the City Council and community, Goody Clancy will refine the concepts and will present final concepts to the City Council later this year for review and site selection.

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