Plans are moving forward to swap a vacant downtown lot with six modern-style townhomes in the shadow of Kanye West’s house—err, Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

According to building permit applications, the Blank Design + Architecture-designed venture would rise on a .16-acre corner site where Markham and Haynes streets meet in Castleberry Hill, just east of Northside Drive. The Benz is roughly a block and ½ north of there.

The infill project would consist of a half-dozen, four-story townhouses topped by rooftop decks with views of the Falcons and Atlanta United stadium.

The corner lot in question is at left, as seen in November 2019. Google Maps

Each unit would have three bedrooms and two and ½ bathrooms in about 2,000 square feet, with single-car garages below, per building permit paperwork.  

According to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, the property is listed at $600,000 and has been under contract for months.

“This lot is ready and primed for your builders to build six townhomes,” reads the listing. “Major development in progress in the area.”

An early exterior rendering for the 65 Haynes Street SW site. Blank Design + Architecture, via Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties

Proposed Haynes Street elevations in Castleberry Hill. Blank Design + Architecture, via Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties

Marketing materials point to future downtown views from the roof decks and walkability to Centennial Yards offerings and State Farm Arena as additional selling points.

The property’s 70 Walk Score is bested by an “excellent” Transit Score of 76.  

The site’s owner is listed in building permit applications as Azeez Khan, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We’ve reached out to Khan for details on when the deal might close and when construction might move forward, and we’ll post any additional info that comes.  

Have a detailed look at the townhome plans in the gallery.

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