Fall Work Day in the Village on Saturday

Put on your work gloves, bring your favorite tool or shears (if you have one) and join EVA and your neighbors in Emory Village this Saturday, October 13, from 8:30 to 2 p.m. for a fall workday.
We’ll be  weeding, planting ground cover, pruning, mulching and helping do general clean up on the roundabout and the islands throughout the public streetscape of the village. 
EVA will provide coffee and trash bags.  

Help keep our village beautiful!  Please be sure to put our fall workday on your calendar: Saturday, October 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, contact, Todd Hill at ​thill@dtjdesign.com

Fixing the Fountain

You undoubtedly have noticed when the fountain in Emory Village Plaza has not been operating. This was not due to faulty fountain mechanical;  it was a problem with the water source, which comes from an underground well located behind the fountain. Recently the Emory Village Alliance approved the removal and replacement of the well pump.

Thanks to DeKalb County for funding the cost of the pump replacement. We were able to decrease the electrical demand of the pump by reducing the horsepower needed to draw well water for irrigation and fountain make up water. Ken Waller of Waller Well & Pump Service, and his crew did an excellent job!

Showcase Your Activities at This Year’s Open Streets Emory Village

Open Streets is all about fun, family-centered activities—from climbing walls to puppet making, kudzu crafts, games, face painting, dog contests, music and much more

Do you have a fun activity you’d like to share with your  neighbors at Open Streets on October 28?

It’s easy to do. Just fill out the application below to be a part of the best street celebration in Atlanta.

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Mapping the Village Potential

It’s been 11 years since the DeKalb County commissioners unanimously approved the Emory Village Alliance’s zoning overlay and design guidelines, thus setting a new direction for Emory Village – one that would create a community commercial center that is economically viable and in the best long-term interests of Druid Hills residents, Emory Village and Emory University.

The map shows the Emory Village Regulating Plan from 2007 that identifies the boundary limits of the Emory Village Overlay District. It also shows historic structures and allowed building heights for new development or renovation projects.  One of the unique elements is the potential for a path along Peavine Creek.

Learn more about the overlay and design guidelines.