It’s been several years since Ponce City Market floated the idea for building atop a BeltLine-fronting parking garage that’s served as a placeholder for future development, but paperwork indicates those plans could be set in motion soon.
PCM developer Jamestown Properties is scheduled to come before the Atlanta BeltLine Development Review Committee next week with details of a mixed-use project that would rise about 80 feet from the Eastside Trail, across the street from the former Masquerade’s redevelopment.
According to the BeltLine DRC’s agenda, the scope of growth on Ponce City Market’s southeastern corner would be 160 new apartments, plus 3,800 square feet of retail, all topped by a roof deck.
The existing parking deck on what’s known as PCM’s Parcel F would be incorporated into the additions, and 10 percent of rentals would be earmarked as affordable housing at 60 percent of the area’s median income.
No visuals for the plans have emerged, but early details bring to mind a two-building concept—one tower for rentals, the other offices—Jamestown pitched for that parcel in 2017.
Jamestown’s new proposal calls for extending development along The Shed space, a former railway platform, and connecting to it, per the DRC paperwork.
A requested setback appears to have no issues interfering with future BeltLine transit, officials noted.
The plans emerge as Jamestown is also moving forward on a 225-foot tower at the opposite corner of the Old Fourth Ward landmark’s property.
That “hospitality living” tower would see about 400 units—some available for short-terms stays of a single night—with 13,000 square feet of retail and a rooftop terrace with pool.
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