What Would You Improve in Buckhead in 2013?

If you could make a New Year's resolution for Buckhead, what would it be?

A new year has arrived and with it countless resolutions.

More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family and many say they will try to save money.

As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Buckhead to make them even better places to live?

What's on your wish list?

Do you want to see real solutions to ease congestion on Peachtree Road?

Would you like to see even more development in Buckhead? Or do you think Buckhead is saturated with development as Buckhead Atlanta continues to move forward and legendary Dante's restaurant is slated to close its doors and make way for another high-rise apartment building?

Are you ready for positive news about Buckhead's only public high school, North Atlanta High, following a controversial removal of some of its top administrators and an investigation into grade-changing?

What is one thing you would improve in 2013 for Buckhead? Tell us in the comment section below. Tell us what you love about living here, and what could make the community even better!

Bob January 02, 2013 at 11:50 AM
The main thing is to synchronize the traffic lights. You go one block, stop, you go another block, stop.
Mike Phillips January 02, 2013 at 01:05 PM
How about another bookstore? I really miss Borders. It was my regular 'go to' place every week, to hang out, to relax. It really was Buckhead's social center. How about bringing in Books A Million or something like that? How about bringing in some fresh retailers rather than just all the national chains? How about cleaning up that stretch of Roswell Road near Whole Foods where all those dive bars are year after year? How about finally starting Buckhead Atlanta or doing something with that spot rather than leaving it as one big construction site/hole in the ground? How about filling in all the vacant storefronts for once and for all? I can't believe the old ESPN Zone hasn't been filled in years now. It's a great spot. It's a complete void right now. Someone needs to get on the ball on that one. Also, all the other vacant storefronts, especially along Pharr Road and Paces Ferry east of Peachtree. It looks awful right now.
ChadK January 02, 2013 at 03:35 PM
An expensive suggestion, but I would love to see the space between the Buckhead Marta station and the financial building turned into a pocket park by capping GA 400. Not only would this create some green space in an ideal location (Marta riders waiting on a train for example), but it would help eliminate some of the visual choppiness along that area of 400. I would also like to see the walls of the Marta station along 400 extended all the way to the bridge supports, again to eliminate the visual choppiness.


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