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Blog: Art in Architecture

An Interview with the developer, Jim Irwin Q: Where did your interest in art come from? A: My interest in art really began with my mother, who is an artist herself. When I was eight years old, my mother purchased a painting and she had an opportunity to meet the artist. During their conversation, the […]

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#725Views – Call for Artist Submissions

725 Ponce seeks emerging local artists to create artwork for #725Views, a two or three-dimensional “viewfinder” art installation to be located on the 725 Ponce BeltLine Eastside Trail construction fencing (opposite The Shed at Ponce City Market). #725Views – Project Details & Examples Artist Application >> Anyone interested in applying should submit their application to […]

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Blog: Effort, Creativity, & Trust

As we reach the end of 2016 and look ahead to a new year, it’s not hard to think about the effort, creativity, and trust of countless individuals that it took to make 725 Ponce a reality. Our conversations with Kroger about 725 Ponce began over three years ago. A project of this nature is […]

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AJC, New Atlanta BeltLine bond series creates taxpayer savings

Atlanta will save as much as $919,000 annually on Atlanta BeltLine payments as part of a new series of bonds for the greenspace project approved by the Atlanta City Council on Wednesday. The series, worth $145.3 million, was put up for sale recently as part of an updated round of financing for the BeltLine Tax […]

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11Alive, ‘Murder’ Kroger now a pile of rubble

ATLANTA – One of Atlanta’s most infamous landmarks is being reduced to rubble. The Kroger on Ponce de Leon Avenue, known more loosely as “Murder Kroger” is being demolished to make way for a mixed-use project. Murder Kroger closed in late October. The demolition began last week. The new project, known as “725 Ponce”, will feature office space […]

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Atlanta Business Chronicle, Invest Atlanta issues bonds to finance new Murder Kroger

Atlanta’s economic development agency voted Thursday to issue up to $188 million in bonds to finance a redevelopment project anchored by a replacement for the “Murder Kroger” on Ponce de Leon. The project, officially named 725 Ponce, will include a 360,000-square-foot 12-story office tower over a 60,000-square-foot Kroger. The office tower, grocery store and 10,000 […]

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