Southern Living Idea House - Key Project Facts

Project:                           The Parkview, Southern Living Idea House.  Primary Features include: traditional architecture in a New Urban development built to highest  energy and environmental standards


Magazine:                      Southern Living Magazine - Tim Watson, project manager


Developer:                      Green Street Properties - Charles Brewer, chairman

Idea House project manager - Walter Brown.  

 Builder:                          Whitehall Homes - Jon Roby, president


Architect:                        Historical Concepts


Tour Manager:                Proceeds from tour entry fees to benefit EarthShare Georgia, an environmental fundraising organization representing 29 Georgia based environmental non-profit


Publication Info:             August, 2005 Idea House Edition - 2.6 million circulation, 17 million monthly readers. Separate Resource Guide to be distributed during run of show - 30,000 copies. Guidebook published for sale on newsstands at end of show.   Home plan available for sale through Southern Living.


Grand Opening:              June 14, 2005


Tour Dates:                    June 18 - October 2, 2005.   20-30,000 visitors expected


Project Site:                   Glenwood Park, an Award Winning Mixed-use New Urbanist project notable for its commitment to traditional neighborhood design, walkability, environmental best management practices, and green building


Project Location:            Two miles east of downtown Atlanta, just south of Interstate-20, between historic East Atlanta and Grant Park.  Located at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue and Bill Kennedy Way


Environmental Consultant:   US Department of Energy, IBACOS, 
      Southface Energy Institute


Civil Engineering:            Long Engineering



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