Blueprints: NPU-G Atlanta 2018


In the summer of 2018, the community leaders of Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit-G (NPU-G) reached out to the Georgia Conservancy to assist in the updating of their 2010 Master Plan, which is a component of The City of Atlanta Comprehensive Development Plan. This plan update is tasked with addressing 8 years of community changes, but also with examining the area from a natural resource, green infrastructure and recreation perspective.

During the fall semester of 2018, graduate students studying architecture and urban design at Georgia Tech specifically examined three Atlanta Housing sites within the neighborhood for their redevelopment potential, and how such redevelopment could have as minimal an impact on the watershed as possible. The students work, while conceptual in nature, has provided a lens and process through which to understand other parcels in NPU that will be incorporated into the full Master Plan Update.

Click here to view a presentation of the student work that was given to community members on February 22. The complete master plan update will be presented to the community later in Spring 2019.

This project is generously supported by Coca-Cola North America, Wells Fargo and The Turner Foundation Inc.

To learn more about our NPU-G Blueprints project, please contact Georgia Conservancy Urban Design Lead Johanna McCrehan at