During Wednesday’s public input meeting on Downtown Sandy Springs, Goody Clancy representative Ben Carlson presented options that linked a revitalized City Walk to Bluestone Road, which would be transformed too.
He told the crowd, “People told us, 'We want the City Center to be a place where people throughout Sandy Springs can come, and will be attracted by a whole variety of activities.' They want it to be very accessible. Safe. Walkable..."
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On the old Target site, a Sandy Springs Patch commenter was disappointed on proposed plans that seemed to minimize the old Target site property when adding green space, retail and restaurants.
She wrote: “…All 4 of the proposed schemes utilize 1/4 or less of the Target site for a park green space. All 4 schemes include a large parking deck in the north center of the Target site…”
What do you think of the plans presented so far? Are you hopeful that Sandy Springs will soon build a vibrant downtown area? Tell us in the comments below.
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