Soapstone Ridge Historical District & Natural Resource There are only two historical districts in all of DeKalb County and Soapstone Ridge is one of them. Unlike the Druid Hills Historical District, Soapstone is primarily devoted to preserving archeological sites. The area of this historic district amounts to roughly 16 square miles in [...]
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Education in District 3 Not counting those located in the City of Atlanta, the District 3 schools include: Elementary Schools 1.DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts 2.Ronald McNair Discovery Learn-ing Academy 3.Knollwood Elementary School 4.Midway Elementary School 5.Peachcrest Elementary School 6.Toney Elementary School 7.Wadsworth Magnet Elementary School 8.Snapfinger Elementary School 9.Canby [...]
Porter Sandford III Performing Arts Center The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center is a state-of-the-art, 500 seat theater in the historic Candler Road district, bringing a diverse range of programming possibilities to Southern DeKalb County. The Center is primarily focused on “community first” events [...]
Mobility and Transportation The map depicts citizens of District 3’s ability to get around using both automobiles as well as alternative means of transit. Currently, District 3 contains two interstate highway interchanges and several major arterial roads. However, although there are several just north of its boundaries, District 3 does not [...]
Master Active Living Plan (MALP) This strategic intersection is centrally located in the county and already contains several retail and other commercial developments. Target Industries: Supporting Industries: General Retail / IT Services / Educational Chronic diseases are among the most common and costly of all health problems in the United States, [...]
Georgia State University -Decatur Campus Georgia State University is the major provider of associate degrees and student transfer opportunities in Georgia as well as a gateway to higher education, easing students’ entry into college-level study. The college has five locations in metro Atlanta and the largest online program within the University [...]
Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) According to the Bureau’s website, the primary objective of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is to “...provide the highest quality investigative, scientific, and informational services and resources to the criminal justice community for the purpose of maintaining law and order and [...]
Employment Centers 1.Incentivize redevelopment and buildpublic/private partnerships 2.Secure appropriate zoning 3.Develop appropriate marketing andbranding for employment centers and target industries 4.Create employment centers throughout the region 5.Encourage clustering through target industry support programs 1.Incorporate new employment centers in next comp plan update 2.Improve Infrastructure & Aesthetics of Major Corridors 3.Provide Support to [...]
East Lake The only Municipality with boarders that overlap District 3’s is the City of Atlanta. East Lake is one of Atlanta's more historic neighborhoods. The neighborhood is on part of a 19th-century plantation formerly owned by Lt. Col. Robert Augustus Alston, whose home, known as Meadow Nook, still stands across from [...]
Doll's Head Trail Within the park, visitors will find Doll’s Head Trail, an art exhibit like no other. The trail is so named because of the in situ artwork created with trash—many of it for some reason doll heads—that is left over after the South River floods. Prior to its restoration, this [...]