LAI Atlanta Blog

LAI Atlanta Chapter Annual Meeting

On Friday, December 1, the LAI Atlanta Chapter welcomed the holiday season with a lovely annual lunch meeting at The Oceaniare Seafood Room. With ample time before and during the delicious lunch, existing members welcomed the new chapter members with cheerful conversation. As part of “official” business, […]

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2017 Cox Conserves Hero: Stephen Causby

On November 15,  Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today named Stephen Causby as Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. Park Pride, Causby’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Causby was among the three finalists who were nominated by the public then chosen by local judging […]

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Welcome New Chapter Officers | Members

At the LAI Atlanta Fall meeting, Chapter President Russ Posey announced the incoming 2018 Board officers and members: President – Jim Vivano Vice-President – Bill De St. Aubin Treasurer – Russ Posey Secretary – Leslie Wade Board member – Stephen Arms Joan Herron (Founding Chapter President), Steve Foster and […]

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LAI Atlanta Fall Meeting

Meeting October 17th 2017 At Piedmont Park Visitor Center & hosted by the Piedmont Park Conservancy. Guest Speaker and new LAI Member Michael Halicki Executive Director of Park Pride. Topic: Engaging communities to activate the Power of Parks. Michael talked about the mission of Park Pride; “To […]

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Mall Retrofits and the Experiential Economy

On July 13th, LAI Atlanta Chapter Board Member Bill De St. Aubin, CEO of Sizemore Group, gave a guest lecture as part of a seminar at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in order to present and discuss his most recent research on the experiential economy. The […]

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LAI Summer Meeting – August 15

Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Topic: Explosive Growth in the Cumberland Area Location:  Cobb Chamber of Commerce Speaker: LAI Member Malaika Rivers, Executive Director Cumberland CID The Atlanta Braves Announced they were going to move to Cumberland 4 years ago and opened their season in Cumberland this […]

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Atlanta Beltline Receives National ASLA  Award

The Atlanta LAI Chapter congratulates the Atlanta BeltLine and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership for being named 2017 Olmstead Medal recipients.  Paul Morris, Atlanta LAI Chapter member, is CEO of the Atlanta BeltLine.  The Medal will be awarded at the ASLA President’s Dinner in Los Angeles on October […]

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5G Studio Collaborative Designs $58 Million Cinema South Studios

24-acre Six-Stage Complex to Serve Georgia’s Thriving Major Film Production Industry  Award-winning architecture firm 5G Studio Collaborative is expanding its successful work in the entertainment industry with the design of a vast film studio in the Atlanta market, where the film production business is already vibrant and […]

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Welcome Leslie Wade!

It is official: Leslie Wade is a member of the LAI Atlanta Chapter!!! The Atlanta Chapter is fortunate Leslie chose to call Atlanta her new home in 2016.  As a veteran LAI member, Leslie brings her San Diego Chapter Board experience and overall industry expertise to the […]

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LAI Atlanta Spring Meeting – May 16, 2017

Topic:  Importance of Urban Land Conservation for Manufacturing and Industrial Uses Speaker:  Nancey Green Leigh, PhD, FAICP, Georgia Institute of Technology Nancey Green Leigh, a member of the LAI Atlanta Chapter, hosted our lunch meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. It was held at the Georgia Institute […]

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