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Main Street & Downtown Development

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College Park Main Street Mission
To become better informed stakeholders that are engaging the community through promotions and marketing, while serving as advocates developing partnerships that provides support and incentives for current and future businesses.

Board of Directors:

Lowell Lea, Chairman (Ward 3 appointee)
Tom Carpenter, Design Committee Chair (Ward 1 Appointee)
Army Perry, Treasurer (Ward 2 Appointee)
Ben Brown, Promotions Committee Chair (Ward 4 Appointee)
Alissa Baker, Organization Committee Chair (Mayor Appointee)

Click to view Downtown Design Guidelines 

Click to view 2018-19 CPMSA Work Plans

Click to view 2019 CPMSA Meeting Schedule

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Overview
Named one of Atlanta Magazine's Best Places to Call Home in April of 2003, the City of College Park has become one of the most exciting communities in which to live, work and play within the greater metropolitan Atlanta area. Under the planning and direction of Economic Development Director Artie Jones, III., a major marketing effort has been launched, destined to attract major business interests to the region.


Location
A well-established community with an individuality all its own, College Park is located near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Interstates I-85 and I-285, the CSX Railroad and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Residents and visitors alike will find that this revitalized city offers the best of Southern hospitality in its city services, local restaurants, lodging accommodations, parks and recreation, and community events.

Benefits of Living in College Park
College Park has all the benefits of a large city, while preserving the neighborliness of a hometown. Its close proximity to Atlanta provides residents and visitors alike with easy access to colleges and universities, shopping and other places of interest. The city also boasts being home to the largest private school in the United States, Woodward Academy, as well as The Main Street Academy, a K-8 public charter school proudly serving the Tri-Cities area.

Historic District

Originating from a land grant awarded in 1846, College Park has the fourth largest urban historic district in Georgia with 867 structures on the Historic Register. The City’s historical collection consists of homes, monuments, businesses, schools, churches, parks, a cemetery, government building and railway station.

Downtown

A city where growth and progress embrace the past to enhance the future, downtown College Park anchors the city with its historic Main Street business district. Through assistance from the College Park Development/Main Street Office, new specialty businesses are replacing once vacant storefronts and transitional businesses.

Georgia International Convention Center

The new Georgia International Convention Center is a state-of-the-art facility owned and operated by the City of College Park, and is the second largest exhibit and meeting space in the state.

Additional Information
If you’d like to learn more about opportunities for development or opening a business in the Main Street area of the City of College Park, contact Renée Coakley, Main Street Manager at (404) 305-2053 or visit Main Street Downtown Resources.


Mrs. Coakley

Renèe Coakley
Main Street Manager
Email

3724 Main Street
College Park, GA 30337

Phone: (404) 305-2053
Fax: (404) 305-2057

Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM