From: Clifton Community Partnership: Clifton Corridor Transit Project Approved for Vote; A Holiday Transformation at Callanwolde; Accolades for Emory Conference Center Hotel; Emory Village Recollections; Temporary Tobacco Zones Identified; Emory Boards Approve Next Steps in Hospital Bed Tower Project; Rooted in History, Calhoun Oak Comes Down; Yerkes Research Center Continues Excellence
Metro Atlanta's political leaders convened in October to finalize a list of proposed transit projects that are intended to improve traffic congestion and connectivity throughout 10 counties.
Among the list of projects that will go before voters in a special referendum next year is the $700 million transit line, the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative, connecting the Lindbergh MARTA station to Emory University and the Clifton Corridor.
Create a new holiday tradition with all that Christmas at Callanwolde has to offer. Holiday magic begins a spectacular 14-day Atlanta tradition from Dec. 5 – 18.
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Unlike any other typical hotel located in a metropolitan city, Emory Conference Center Hotel (ECCH) distinguishes itself from other local hotels by its eco-friendly business operations and by being situated on 26 acres of verdant landscape.
Construction on the Emory Village roundabout has ended and improvements to the streetscape are almost complete. Existing sidewalks have been enhanced and new sidewalks installed throughout the Village; benches and street lamps add to the ambiance of the historic district. In the coming months, new trees will take root.
In preparation of Emory becoming tobacco-free Jan. 1, Emory’s Tobacco-Free Task Force has identified temporary tobacco zones in specific locations where smokers can use tobacco for a limited time as they begin to curtail tobacco use. Fourteen temporary locations have been identified on the University and Emory Healthcare campuses, plus one on the Briarcliff campus.
The Emory Healthcare, Woodruff Health Sciences and Emory University boards have approved the next tier of funding toward a planned 210-bed Emory University Hospital tower expansion project, currently slated for completion in 2016.
A giant white oak tree that has sheltered the grounds of Emory University Hospital for over a century has come to the end of its life.