For nearly two years, plans have been within the works to carry new life to a banal three-story office building that stands throughout West Peachtree Avenue from the Arts Middle MARTA Station.
Now, work is lastly getting underway at 1280 West, with crews filling a Dumpster alongside 16th Avenue with the outdated interiors.
When accomplished, the building will characteristic a brand new fritted glass facade, lending the impression of a mirrored forest. It’s striving for sustainability, too, with rain-harvesting capabilities and new low-vitality lighting all through.
The revamped facility will likely be home to up to 200 employees of Interface, the world’s largest producer of modular carpet, which is presently positioned in Vinings.
Initially, Parkside Partners had deliberate an industrial-model loft office advanced right here, full with a rooftop restaurant. Nonetheless, since Interface signed on, it’s unclear if the restaurant continues to be deliberate.
Permits put the price of building at $four million. Anticipate work to hold into subsequent yr.