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ABOUT PIEDMONT HEIGHTS

Piedmont Heights is a “Small Town in a Big City”. As the oldest neighborhood in Atlanta, we’re all about change. These days we’re focused on lots of development – new houses, new businesses, and new neighbors. As we grow, we need resources to support our growth and ensure the safety and preservation of our neighborhood.

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IMPORTANT NEWS AND UPDATES 


TICKETS HERE 

http://bit.ly/FANDANGO2019

FANDANGO 2019 - BOWLING FOR GOTHAM WAY PARK 

This year, we're BOWLING for the 5th Annual Fandango Fundraiser for the Piedmont Heights Community Improvement Foundation (PHCIF)! Please join us for a fun evening of bowling, delicious food from Fat Matt's & Taqueria del Sol, drinks, and music at the 11th Frame at Midtown Bowl as we celebrate Piedmont Heights, its people, its improvements, and more good things yet to come for #PiHi!  A special thanks to our host, Midtown Bowl, as well as Fat Matt's BBQ and Taqueria del Sol for their generosity! Come out and bowl against your #PiHi neighbors while enjoying great food and drinks at the 5th Annual Fandango!

Your ticket includes food, 1 drink ticket, and bowling with shoe rental included (don't forget your socks!).

6:30–7:00pm Cocktail hour for Gold- and Silver-level Sponsors

7:00–9:00pm: Mingling, food & drinks

8:00–9:00pm: Bowling!

NOTE: Midtown Bowl is a CASH-FREE business. Please bring a credit card to cover additional purchases.In 2018, thanks to YOUR SUPPORT, we completed a huge phase and installed a beautiful, new, ADA-compliant playground at Gotham Way Park. Now, we begin raising funds for the next big phase to protect your investment by improving the walkways in the park and building an improved fence around the park. We are currently seeking additional sponsors for our Annual Fandango. Our goal for this event is to raise $16,000 for Gotham Way Park. We have a variety of sponsorship levels designed to benefit both PHCIF and your business. Download our sponsorship packet. Additional donations are always appreciated and are tax-deductible, as we are a 501(c)(3) organization.


For more information about the event, email us at foundation@piedmontheights.orgFAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

A large parking lot is available at 11th Frame, part of Midtown Bowl. We also encourage you to take public transportation or a rideshare service if you plan on enjoying adult beverages.

What can I bring into the event? No outside food or drinks allowed. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?


foundation@piedmontheights.org/ gilliam.amy1@gmail.com

Sponsors 





Atlanta Police Department Zone Boundaries Change Affects Piedmont Heights

Effective Sunday, March 17, 2017, Atlanta Police Department’s change to its Zone boundaries changed the Zones responsible for Piedmont Heights coverage.

Piedmont Heights and Morningside now have portions of their neighborhoods in both Zones 2 and 6. Former Beat 213, which includes much of Piedmont Heights and Morningside became Beat 613 in Zone 6. In Piedmont Heights, Wimbledon and areas to the north remain in Zone 2 in Beat 212. Rock Springs and areas south moved to Zone 6, Beat 613. We coordinated with both Zone Commanders on March 18 to voice our concern over the split coverage. Both Zone Commanders assured us the change will mean faster patrol response in our area because Police Dispatch will send the closest unit on a call, no matter which Zone it is in. The change will also mean both Zones 2 and 6 will patrol Cheshire Bridge Road.

We will continue to coordinate with both Zones 2 and 6 and will keep you informed of changes as they occur. This Zone change will not affect the Piedmont Heights Security Patrol. A new Atlanta Police Zone and Beat map is available at

https://atlantapd.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=e891b9b618a747a795d2f609a349ee7b

Jim Hardy,President, Piedmont Heights Civic Association



The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works announces that beginning April 1, all bulk pick-ups must be scheduled. There will be a maximum of 12 scheduled bulk pick-ups per year. Bulk collection can be scheduled by contacting ATL311 at least one business day in advance. Learn more at www.atlantaga.gov/solidwaste










Upcoming events

  • 12 Mar 2018 5:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The PHCA is an all-volunteer organization. While your dues cover the expense of communications, events, secutiry patrol etc. What we can accomplish is constrained by the number of volunteers. The good news is that the PHCA has enjoyed a wealth of wonderful volunteers willing to give their time and talent to improve the functioning of our neighborhood.

    But these folks cannot do it alone. We are in constant need of new neighbors willing to help out, whether they have only a little or a lot of time they can devote. Please Contact Us and we will be happy to discuss how you might contribute to our efforts.

    The rewards of working with the PHCA: 

    • Give back to the neighborhood
    • Expand your experience by trying out new jobs
    • Add experience to your resume
    • Meet the best neighbors and work with the most enthusiastic group of volunteers in Atlanta!

    Please contact membership@piedmonteheights.org for any comments, concerns or suggestions.


  • 12 Mar 2018 4:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The Great American Clean Up! Cheshire Bridge Road

    Mark your calendars! Calling All Neighbors! Let's help keep our neighborhoods clean.

    Saturday, April 7th 9 a.m.

    Meet in the parking lot of the Cheshire Motor Inn next to the Colonnade.

    All supplies will be furnished.


    For more information, contact:


    June Neumark

    (404) 213-7540


  • 12 Mar 2018 4:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Shape Up for Spring & Improve North Highland

    With warmer weather around the corner, swimsuit season can’t be far behind.  This year there is no better way to prepare than by getting in shape for the Morningside Mile, Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 PM.  This year’s race is bigger and better than ever,

    The exceptional one-mile race features cash prizes, drawing competitors from across the region.  For 2018, we’re adding chip timing to deliver more precise results and a new ‘Just for Fun’ Half-Mile to launch the after party.  If you’re not a competitive runner, there is still something for you.  The race features several waves:

    ·         Competitive Runner—under 7-minute mile

    ·         Recreational Runner—more than 7-minute mile

    ·         Families & Walkers—more casual striders, families with strollers, kids under 15, and walkers

    ·         Just for Fun Half-Mile—this new category, created especially for kids and families will follow the police motorcycle after the last racers.  Open to kids accompanied by an adult guardian, pets and bikes/scooters/strollers.

    Sign Up Here!


  • 12 Mar 2018 4:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Piedmont Heights and nearby neighborhoods have experienced a tremendous increase in thefts from vehicles in the past year. A "clean car" is one way to discourage thieves. That does not mean just keeping things in your car out of sight. More importantly, it means do not leave anything of value anywhere in your car.

    A number of thefts from vehicles in this area have included money and guns left in glove compartments or consoles. Because thieves have found those valuables in cars which did not have anything of value visible, thieves are sometimes breaking into even those cars which do not have anything visible in the hopes they'll find money or guns or jewelry in closed compartments. Best advice, leave those things locked up at home or office, not in a relatively unsecure automobile.

    Clean Car Campaign

    Jim Hardy

    NPU-F Public Safety Chair


  • 12 Mar 2018 4:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    We need your help!  Volunteers needed to help plan Piedmont Heights events

    We received some feedback that Piedmont Heights members would like more neighborhood events - You spoke and we listened! We have some exciting plans for 2018!  We will be hosting several events at Gotham Way park to give you a chance to meet other neighbors and enjoy our own park.  To carry out these events, we need your help.  Volunteers are needed for various activities and any help will be extremely appreciated.  Please email Fabricio Moraes at membership@piedmontheights.org if you're willing to help. Thank you!  


  • 12 Mar 2018 3:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    ATLANTA (March 12, 2018) – The Trust Company of Georgia Northeast Freeway Branch, colloquially known by many as the “round bank,” has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The property is located at 2160 Monroe Drive NE in Atlanta. The property owners, Broward Pie Bar, LLC, sponsored the nomination.

    Constructed in 1962, the Trust Company of Georgia Northeast Freeway Branch is an iconic representative of Modernism in Atlanta. According to the National Register of Historic Places nomination for the property, it is significant for its association with commercial banking trends and mid-20th century commercial development in Atlanta, and as an excellent intact example of the New Formalism style of architecture. Designed by celebrated Atlanta architect Henri Jova, who was then Chief of Design for the Atlanta architectural firm of Abreu & Robeson, the building is representative of the banking industry’s evolution to embrace Modern architecture during the mid-20th century as one means of building a progressive corporate image.The building operated as a bank until 2000, when it was vacated. The building was subsequently named one of Atlanta’s most endangered historic resources by the Atlanta Preservation Center in 2003. In 2005, the building was rehabilitated into Piebar, a pizza restaurant. Today, the building houses Cirque Daiquiri Bar and Grill.

    The National Register of Historic Places is our country's official list of historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts worthy of preservation


  • 12 Feb 2018 1:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Update on the Beltline Eastside Trail coming soon.

    Join the Atlanta Beltline on Thursday, February 15 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Rock Spring Presbyterian Church at 1824 Piedmont Ave NE. to hear them discuss progress on design and construction on the Northeast Trail between Ansley Mall and Mayson Street NE.

    PHCA Communications 
    Debra Gibson-Welch

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1544782125618106/

  • 06 Feb 2018 2:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    From Director Sally Chafin LeSage

    Feb, 6th 2018

    With heartfelt gratitude for the long and celebrated history of Rock Spring Preschool,
    we are deeply saddened to announce the closure of the preschool at the end of May,
    2018.


    http://piedmontheightspa.org/2018/02/rock-spring-pre-school-close/

  • 22 Jan 2018 1:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Public Announcement - ATL 311

    Extended hours will provide customers flexibility in reporting non-emergency issues

    ATL311 Announces Change in Hours of Operation

    ATLANTA - The City of Atlanta announced today that ATL311 has extended their hours of operation. Starting immediately, residents will be able to call ATL 311 Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    “I am pleased to announce that ATL311 will remain open until 8:00 p.m. on weekdays. We understand that some of our customers have demanding schedules and these extended hours will give our customers the flexibility to reach us in the evening,” said Rocky Atkins, Executive Director of Customer Service. ATL311 handles on average approximately 34,000 calls per month. About 80 percent of service calls are related to Public Works and Watershed topics such as water leaks, potholes, trash collection and recycling.

    ATL311 provides Atlanta residents, visitors and business owners with fast, easy access to information and non-emergency services by dialing “3-1-1” or 404-546-0311, or by visiting their website at ATL311.com.

    #notifyatl

    NotifyATL is the City’s emergency alert notification program which helps keep residents and visitors in Atlanta safe and informed in the event of an emergency. The system enables the City to provide everyone with real time alerts on severe winter weather, potential safety hazards, road closures and community events.

    When signing up, residents and visitors can choose to receive alerts to their home, mobile or business phones. They can also receive notifications via e-mails or test messages.

    To sign up, please click here https://member.everbridge.net/index/3091830992273427#/signup and stay updated in the event of an emergency.

    PHCA Communications

    communications@piedmontheights.org

    https://www.facebook.com/piedmontheightsatl/

    www.piedmontheights.org

    www.piedmontheightspa.org


  • 11 Jan 2018 12:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Meet Jennifer Ide – District Six

    From ( Atlanta District Six Newsletter, Jan 11th)

    I am honored and excited to serve as your Atlanta Councilmember for District 6. District 6 has been my family’s home for the past 17 years, and I am passionate about ensuring that it continues to be one of the best places to live, work, and play in the City of Atlanta.

    Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore has made her council appointments, and I will be serving as chair of the Committee on Council and will serve on the Zoning and Finance/Executive Committees. A description of committees and a schedule of meetings can be found on the council website, and you can watch meetings on Atlanta Channel 26.

    Finally, I want to thank my predecessor, Alex Wan, who served District 6 so well for the past eight years. Alex has been a friend and an advisor and has assured me that he will continue to stay actively involved in our neighborhoods. Thank you, Alex, for all you have done for District 6!

    We are in the process of updating the District 6 website and boosting our social media presence. I welcome your feedback and comments. Please feel free to contact me at (404) 330-6049 or jnide@atlantaga.gov.

    Jennifer Ide is a native Atlantan serving her first term as a member of the Atlanta City Council, representing the citizens of District 6.

    Jennifer is an entrepreneur, lawyer, advocate, and mother who learned early the importance of service to others and to the community.

    From child advocacy and education to free legal services for low-income Atlantans, Jennifer has been part of the force to make our city great.

    Upon graduation from the Westminster Schools and the University of Virginia, Jennifer taught elementary school and worked for Georgia CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). Jennifer understands first-hand how vital a solid education is to a child’s future, that child’s family, and community. Much like the growth of children, Jennifer believes strong, resilient cities grow over generations, not overnight.

    Jennifer earned a law degree from Emory University School of Law. She clerked for the federal district court and practiced law at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan for 12 years. She has held multiple board and leadership positions in the community and professionally:

    • Chair of the Morningside Elementary School’s School Council
    • Representative on the Grady Cluster Planning Committee
    • Board member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, serving on the executive committee for several years
    • Leadership positions with the State Bar, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, and Atlanta Legal Aid
    • Graduate of Leadership Georgia

    Jennifer has performed pro bono work through Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Georgia Legal Services, and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights.


    In 2012, Jennifer and her sister co-founded Rimidi, a digital health start-up that develops technology to transform healthcare delivery and reduce healthcare disparities. The company recently partnered with global pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to provide help for people who use insulin to manage diabetes.

    Jennifer has lived in Morningside for 17 years with her husband Matt. They have four daughters. Jennifer is a long-time member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Midtown.

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