Arrangements are underway for Buckhead to join Midtown and Downtown with its uniform wayfinding signage. The program initiated by Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) some ten-years ago to standardize visitor directional signs, was coordinated through a two-hundred-and-ninety-thousand dollar study for City Council approval.
The signs reduce the number of other mixed-design signs of businesses and governmental entities, and show a relationship between the major Atlanta markets. will undertake the extension of the program into its community, with the first nine signs paid for with a partnership grant from the of $55,000.
The universal regulations prohibit commercial designations, but allow “area” directions to serve this purpose. Buckhead’s initial nine signs will include directions to the , the , the , , Buckhead and Lenox Stations, Midtown, and Downtown.
Coalition president Sam Massell was involved in the original committee planning with CAP, and explained: “Buckhead has fewer visitors than Downtown and Midtown, so could save start-up funding by waiting until the tests were completed by these other jurisdictions. For this we express thanks to A.J. Robinson of CAP for coordinating the arrangement.