East Altanta History Night, Tuesday March 7th
Sponsor the national historical registry application
The cost of preparing an application can cost several thousand dollars. With the help of Stephanie Cherry-Farmer and in collaboration with Georgia State University, the cost of preparing this application comes in under $1,000! EACA needs your help pulling together the money to help pay for the application. Anything will help!
Summary of History Night
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East Atlanta History Night, Tuesday March 7th
Join us to help tell the story of East Atlanta!
This spring, the East Atlanta Community Association is sponsoring the completion of a draft National Register of Historic Places nomination for East Atlanta. The draft is being completed by Georgia State University graduate students. This project is focusing on the general area from Moreland Avenue north and east to I-20, and south generally to Eastland and Fayetteville roads.
A narrative developmental history constitutes a significant part of a nomination document. The students need the help of East Atlantans current and past to document as much of East Atlanta’s development from the 1880s through the 1970s as possible.
We invite the public to bring old photographs, house plans, articles, real estate ads, business ads, property sales brochures, yearbooks from the neighborhood schools, old church bulletins, and any other type of historical documentation relevant to this area to Brannan Towers on the evening of March 7. The students will have scanners on site to copy this documentation, and will be prepared to interview anyone with oral history to share.
If you cannot attend March 7, but have documentation or information to share about the development of or life in these neighborhood before the 1970s, or questions about this project, please contact Stephanie L. Cherry-Farmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 203-2285.
NOTE: This event does not include planned programming or a presentation of historical documentation or findings- this event is simply a "get together" designed to facilitate connecting individuals with historical documentation to share to the research team that needs to see it.
We are honored to document and recognize the history of East Atlanta, and we thank you in advance for your assistance!
Celebrate the history of East Atlanta as the GSU students share their findings as they prepare the community's application for the National Register of Historic Places.
You are invited to attend EACA’s July meeting on Tuesday, July 9 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees can hear updates from EACA committees, hear about the latest development projects, details on neighborhood events, and members will vote on land use, zoning, and alcohol license applications.
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NPU-W unanimously passed two resolutions concerning the proposal to exchange about 50 acres of Entrenchment Creek Greenspace for privately owned, partially cleared land. These resolutions outline the community's concerns and contain links to the deeds and documents cited. EACA members are encouraged to make their opinions about this proposal known to our DeKalb County Commissioners.
EACA's Land Use and Zoning Committee is hosting an information session about the Bouldercrest Triangle historic small business district - current status and proposed zoning changes. Please RSVP.
EACA's Transportation Committee will be meeting soon after a lengthy hiatus, and we need you! Are you concerned about pedestrian safety? More and better bike lanes? Do you have ideas about upcoming road projects in East Atlanta? Do you want those metal plates paved over? Together, we are more effective advocates. If you are interested in working towards solutions to East Atlanta's transportation issues, please send an email to email@example.com.
East Atlanta Business Association is hosting an information session about the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning (NC-2) that governs East Atlanta’s retail mix, development and paid parking to name a few. Everyone is welcome to attend this presentation and Q&A session, but please RSVP.
Eastside Church is hosting a blood drive on Sunday, June 23 from 9 am to 2 pm, and looking for blood donors within the community to help reach their goal of 59 participants. Schedule your appointment today!
Join your neighbors at Marbut and McWilliams for the 1st Annual Block Party on Saturday June 15 from 4pm to 8pm. Yard games, water slide, low country boil, home brew and DJ! This is a free event, but all donations are welcome. We are excited to meet all of our local neighbors. This program is supported in part by the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs. A City of Atlanta grant to your East Atlanta Community Association provides funding for this event.
N. H. Scott Park formerly known as Mark Trail Park is having its 2nd annual community day on June 22, 2019. Enjoy the day of family fun!