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THE EVENTS and places OF ATLANTA’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE THAT HAVE AND ARE TRANSFORMING THE CITY INTO THE INCREASINGLY MORE GLOBAL AND PROMINENT CITY OF TODAY AND TOMORROW.
Westside Provisions District
When was it built?
The district is the combination of Westside Urban Market, which was established in 1998 as a pioneer of fine shopping and dining on the Westside and White Provision which opened in 2007 with a similar quality dining and shopping experience, with a residential component. The first buildings were built in 1910 as a meat packing plant.
Where is it located?
In West Midtown at 1198 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318
Who built it?
It was built by White Provision Co. as a meat packing plant, which was reportedly the largest meatpacking plant in the South
How Big is it?
Over 261,800 SF on 10.61 acres
What’s Unique about this Place?
The district has an authentic feel, with plenty of unique spaces to enjoy, including a footbridge that was built in 2008 connecting the two districts across active train tracks. One can enjoy an evening out at the district by eating an ice cream and watch the train go by underneath.
Why Should I Care?
The district has a variety of boutique retail and fine dining options, including Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, art gallery FreeMarket Gallery, the furniture store Kolo Collection, shipping container coffee shop Brash Coffee, and the famous chef and restaurateur Ford Fry owned Marcel
Nick has extensive experience in real estate and a passion for exploring cities