City Hall previews plans for northern downtown redevelopment

Redesign of Bethel Midtown is on the drawing board

There is new video on the Athens-Clarke County government website, outlining plans for the redevelopment of the Bethel Midtown Village apartments on the northern edge of downtown Athens.

From the Athens-Clarke Co government website…

The North Downtown Athens Master Plan presents a vision for the future redevelopment of Bethel Midtown Village apartments and the surrounding neighborhood on the northern edge of Downtown Athens. After a year of listening, brainstorming, and collecting ideas and feedback, this video previews the elements contained in the final plan.  Please note that the plan has not yet been finalized and your feedback is welcome!

The plan envisions a safe, walkable, equitable, and sustainable community with high-quality housing, connection to Downtown, and access to greenspace and community services for existing and future residents. Special focus was placed on preserving and expanding the supply of affordable housing in the study area.

Read more and view video here…

https://bit.ly/3sDVB8E

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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