Overlooking Georgia Tech's football stadium, swanky student rentals nearly complete

May 19,2021

Josh Green, Urbanize Atlanta

Leasing efforts have begun at the latest option for extremely amenitized student housing within a quick walk of Georgia Tech classrooms.

Capstone Communities is wrapping construction on a mid-rise project along North Avenue called Inspire Atlanta (formerly known as Centennial Lofts) that’s expected to open in August for fall classes.

Including underground levels, the building stands a dozen stories.

Just south of Boddy Dodd Stadium, the downtown site had been empty since 2011, when the 1970s, 17-story public housing tower Roosevelt House was imploded.

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Along with 17-story, market-rate apartment community Generation Atlanta, it marks the first new mid-rise built in the neighborhood since the 1990s. The Olympic Village towers, now Georgia Tech dorms, and the Coca-Cola corporate campus had been the only tall buildings south of North Avenue in the area.

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