Westview clean-up crew

Late-Winter Clean-Up

On February 9, 2014 neighbors got together to clean up portions of Rogers, Manson, Westwood and Willard on a mild Sunday afternoon. 15 bags worth of trash were collected!

To view photos of the clean-up please check out the photo gallery below or visit our Westview Facebook page.

Westview Pizza Night

First Westview Pizza Night Photos

On January 16, 2014 the Westview Community Organization sponsored the first monthly “Third Thursday Westview Pizza Night” events at Westview Pizza Café. It is an outlet for neighbors to come together and socialize in a non-meeting setting, or for people interested in moving to the neighborhood to get to know the residents.

To view photos of the pizza night view the photo gallery below or visit the Westview Facebook page.

2013 Westview Holiday Potluck at Fire Station 17

2013 Westview Holiday Potluck

The Westview Community Organization held its annual holiday potluck luncheon at Fire Station 17. The WCO cooked a turkey and neighbors contributed delicious side dishes. The party is a nice way for neighbors to share a family-style meal, spend time together in a non-meeting setting and reflecting on the past year.

To view photos of the Westview holiday party view the photo gallery below (click “continue reading”) and to tag yourself in photos please visit our Westview Facebook page.

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NPU-T

2014 Elected NPU-T Officers

Westview would like to congratulation the 2014 Neighborhood Planning Unit T (NPU-T) officers:

Chair – Shawn Walton
Vice Chair – Nia Knowles
Secretary – Terry Ross
Recording Secretary – James Nash
Treasurer – Torry Lewis
Sergeant-at-Arms – Sister DeBorah

What is an NPU? Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs) are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on zoning, land-use, licensing, and other planning issues. When planning-related changes are necessary within Westview the neighborhood organization will make a recommendation to NPU-T. Westview is one of seven Atlanta neighborhoods that makes up NPU-T.

Westview Angel Tree

Westview Angel Tree

Help Spread Holiday Cheer!

The Westview Youth Committee will be collecting items for children that may not receive presents otherwise for the holidays.

If you are aware of children that are in need of presents please send the child’s name, parent’s name and contact information to kadeyonnah79@gmail.com as soon as possible!

  • We will be setting up an “angel tree” at The Big Apple Inn (1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310) where you can pick up a ticket with a child’s name and need between December 10-20, 2013.
  • Items that will be collected are children’s clothing (all sizes), toys, shoes and outwear (hats, gloves, coats and scarves).
  • We will be collecting wrapped items at the Westview Holiday Dinner on December 14, 2013 at 1:00pm. Dinner will be held at Fire Station 17 (1489 Ralph D. Abernathy Boulevard SW).
  • The cut off for dropping off wrapped items will be December 20, 2013. Items can be dropped off at 1606 South Gordon St.
  • We will also need volunteers to help drop off presents on December 22 from 3:00-5:00pm and December 23 from 5:00-7:00pm. Please send an email to kadeyonnah79@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.
Hadley Breckenridge Westview BeltLine Art

Westview BeltLine Art Featured on GSU Website

Georgia State University did a feature on their website about “Georgia State Artists Display Work Across Atlanta.” Hadley Breckenridge, an alumna of GSU, is one of the former students featured by the university for her artwork. Hadley participated in the Art on the BeltLine project three years in a row, all three of which can be found along Westview’s portion of the Atlanta BeltLine!

In 2011 her first piece, titled Enterchange, was painted along a retaining wall along Muse Street facing the Atlanta BeltLine. In 2012 she painted The Highball Artist on the Lucile Avenue bridge. In 2013 she revisited Enterchange by enlarging it to the remaining span of the retaining wall, as well as on the Muse Street facing wall.

To see Hadley Breckenridge and neighbors in action visit to the Westview Facebook page.

BeltLine Westside Trail Meeting

Atlanta BeltLine Property Owners Open House Meeting Photos

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 the Atlanta BeltLine hosted an open house meeting for property owners adjacent to the impeding Westside Trail.

To view photos of the meeting please check out the photo gallery below or visit our Westview Facebook page.

Westview Community Organization

2014 Westview Community Organization Officers

At the December 2, 2013 Westview Community Organization meeting the 2014 Executive Committee was elected. The officers will officially start their positions on January 1st, 2014.

President – Ayana Gabriel
Vice President – Octavia Vogel
Secretary – David Cater
Assistant Secretary – Josef Fischer
Treasurer – Claudia Hicks
Assistant Treasurer – Abbey Henderson
Parliamentarian – Sherry Bailey
Chaplain – Jamie Fischer

Congratulations to the 2014 WCO Executive Committee!

Development Meetings

Fall Development Meetings

Two back-to-back development-related meetings took place this past week. On Monday, November 18, 2013 the Strategic Community Investment Meeting was held at the Adamsville Recreation Center to present an overview of data collected by the Strategic Community Investment Report for the City of Atlanta. The overview presentation explained housing conditions on nearly 144,000 residential parcels and over 200 neighborhoods as found by the report and what investment impact this will have on the future.

The second meeting, the Invest Atlanta Housing Strategy Meeting, was held on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Atlanta Technical College. At the meeting attendees were surveyed about their opinions and concerns relating to housing in Atlanta.

To view photos of the meeting please check out the photo gallery below or visit the Westview Facebook page.

Westview Pizza Café

Westview Pizza Café Soft Opening

Westview residents have been dreaming of, yearning for, and salivating over the idea of having a pizza joint in the neighborhood for years. Finally, their dreams have been answered! On Wednesday, November 20th the Westview Pizza Café held a special soft opening for residents. The restaurant was packed with neighbors eager to try the pizza.

Stay tuned for news of the official opening. Once officially open you will be able to find them at 1550 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd in the Westview Village near the intersection of Abernathy Blvd. and East Ontario Avenue.

To view photos of the soft opening view the photo gallery below (click “continue reading”) or visit the Westview Facebook page.

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