URBANfronts Storefront Galleries activate empty retail space by temporarily altering the urban landscape to reflect the visions of up-and-coming artists through visual, audio and kinetic movement mediums. Discovery, exposure and evolving visions through art, design, architecture, fun, creation and connection gives rise to interesting cultural destinations, events and increased foot traffic! See below for further information.
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Full Exhibition of [URBANfronts] Storefront Galleries ran from Sunday April 7th to Saturday April 20th, 2013
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PechaKucha© was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds (six minutes and 40 seconds in total). PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps — just about anything.SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Colony Square Plaza Level::1175 Peachtree St::Sponsor Tishman Speyer
Colony Square, located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, was constructed in the early 1970”s as Atlanta”s original mixed-use project. Today, Colony Square is a state-of-the-art, amenity filled, bustling complex offering tenants efficient office space, residential condominiums, a hotel (the W hotel)and a retail mall. The two office towers, totaling 700,000 square feet, provide tenants with a variety of options, with 14,400 square foot floor plates in the 100 Tower to 19,000 square foot floor plates in the 400 Tower.Colony Square is located at the epicenter of Midtown and anchors the Midtown Mile. With 46 floors overlooking Peachtree Street, the complex is within walking distance of the Midtown MARTA station (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) and Atlanta”s Woodruff Arts Center including the High Museum of Art, the College of Art and Symphony Hall. The Complex is a short drive to the intersection of I-75/I-85. Colony Square tenants have excellent access to all of Atlanta by rail or car.http://colonysquaremidtown.com/
Four acres are located on Peachtree Street across from the Federal Reserve Building. Dewberry Capital envisions the site to be the premier live, work and play environment in Atlanta, Georgia. Dewberry Capital plans to develop approximately one million square feet of high-rise office, 130,000 square feet of retail and 400 units of high-rise condominiums.http://www.dewberrycapital.com/properties/atlanta.html
Midtown Plaza located in the heart of Atlanta’s dynamic Central Business District, at the intersection of Peachtree Street and 17th Street. Our location is just minutes from hotels, restaurants, downtown, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlantic Station, shopping and much more. The property consists of two Class “A” office buildings, an above ground parking facility connecting One and Two Midtown Plaza together as well as an additional seven story parking deck within the Two Midtown Plaza structure. You will enjoy many amenities within the complex including the fitness center free to all Tenants and their employees, Personal Training for minimal fees, along with Midtown Cafe, an on-site restaurant that serves hot meals, sandwiches, salad/potato bar and food from the grill.Tishman Speyer is responsible for the management and leasing at Midtown Plaza & Colony Square For Leasing Inquiries, please contact: Peter Kasian 404-665-2323http://www.tishmanspeyer.com/properties/midtown-plaza
Completed in 2002 on the former site of the Stein Club, Metropolis is one of Midtown Atlanta’s first modern high rise residential buildings. With street level retail, 5 levels of parking, a 7th floor pool and amenities deck, and 14 stories of living space. The street level of Metropolis was designed with urban planning in the forefront; wide pedestrian sidewalks and bike racks and tall oaks between the casual stroller and the Peachtree traffic.Once you’ve arrived, Metropolis’ location halfway between the High Museum of Art and the Fox Theater along Peachtree, and Piedmont Park and Georgia Tech along 10th puts all of Midtown at your doorstep.Located on Atlanta’s Midtown Mile, Metropolis is situated in the center of the best Midtown has to offer; all within walking distance.http://metropolisatlanta.com/
Viewpoint is a 36 story mixed-use high-rise in the heart of Midtown located at the intersection of Peachtree Street and 6th Street. It’s prominent frontage and exposure on Peachtree Street offer an attractive retail or restaurant storefront in a densely populated, urban setting. Viewpoint is conveniently located to a number of residential apartment and condo buildings making it a pedestrian-friendly, walkable destination. There is street level and 2nd level space available for lease.
For more information please contact Stephanie McCall or Patrick Bentley at The Shopping Center Group.
Transforming empty storefronts into something vibrant and distinctive to energize the Midtown urban landscape for people passing by, then stopping to see whats going on…
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|ABOVE PHOTO CREDIT: In Flux – Scottsdale Artist Tara-Lgsdon|
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