Join Us for Open Streets Next Sunday!
September 21, 3 to 7 pm
If you thought last year was fun, wait till you see what Open Streets DeKalb has in store for 2014.
As the streets close, the performers will come out! Sample the specials from Village businesses, stroll in the street as a cappella groups and improv troupes share the curb with jugglers, stilt walkers, and face painting, and much more. Village businesses will provide the food and drink.
Plus during a special ceremonly, join us to honor the donors who made possible the Village Plaza and fountain
See the schedule of events.
Emory Village Alliance Is Our New Name
For more than a dozen years, the partnership of Emory Village businesses, surrounding neighborhoods, and Emory University has successfully shepherded major improvements in traffic control, pedestrian safety, and economic viability in the commercial district. While there’s more work to be done, the Alliance board voted recently to shorten the name to reflect its evolving nature and mission. Read more.
Remembering Ted Kelly: the Man Behind the Fountain
Ted Kelly loved water. So much so that over the past 50 years he was involved in the construction of some 2,000 pools or fountains. But there was a special place in his heart for the Mary Kelly Fountain in Emory Village Plaza.
Ted Kelly passed away in late August but his legacy will live on. Read more.
Call for Entries: Emory Village Artist Series
AIEV aims to bring local artists to the neighborhood in October, celebrating their work while enriching the local community through a month long series of open-air, pop-up public art programs. Read more about how to participate in a unique opportunity to exhibit, talk about and sell fresh, compelling works. The entry deadline is August 15.
Ali’s Cookies will open in the Village in the former site of Tin Drum, which closed its doors in January. Emory Village will be the third location in Atlanta for Ali’s, which is known for its chocolate chip cookies as well as lactose-free and gluten-free cookies.
Emory Village Attracting National Attention
In late April AIEV Chair David Payne and members Betty Willis, and Todd Hill along with DHCA President Justin Critz welcomed a van full of planners from across the country who were in town for the national American Planning Association (APA) annual meeting. Read more.
Old Trolley Rails Return
Home to Emory Village
Emory Village's salute to history now reaches skyward in Emory Village Park, thanks to neighbor and metal worker Charles Calhoun. He repurposed three century-old trolley rails into a striking sculpture that soars over the park fountain.Read more.
AIEV Plants More Trees
One-Hour Parking Limit in Village
Emory Village Roundabout
Featured on Fox 5 News
It's a model for improving safety, easing congestion, and saving money. See the Fox 5 news report.
Vestiges of Emory Village
A long-time resident recalls fond memories of the Village. Read article in Emory Magazine.
AIEV's Work Holds True to Name (Emory Wheel editorial)
Wins Golden Shoe for Emory Village Project.
Tips for navigating the roundabout. Tips for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists from PEDS.
Roundabouts are safe, cheap to maintain, and environmentally friendly. Read New York Times article.
What a roundabout means to you?
Village merchants offer something for everyone. See what’s in the Village.