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Cosby Spear Towers

Cosby Spear Highrise, located at 355 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia consists of two ten and eleven-story high-rise apartment buildings. GVSA was selected to renovate the interior and balconies of the coupling of buildings, which features a total of two hundred eighty-two affordable dwelling units. Both buildings were constructed in 1972 and feature a total gross area of 230,963 square feet.  The buildings are connected by an enclosed, currently unconditioned breezeway. In the 11- story Building A, there are a total of 148 units, comprising 87 studio units, 60 one- bedroom units, and one (1) two-bedroom unit. Building B is 10 stories and is comprised of 134 total units, including 79 studio units, 54 one-bedroom units and one (1) two-bedroom unit. This property is located upon 7.15 acres in the Old Fourth Ward Historic District, and renovation scope encompasses all 282 units alongside numerous common areas.  Required and elective DCA amenities have been defined and/or enhanced.  The construction will be divided into two phases, one phase per building.  Coordination with and approval from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) was requisite.

  • Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Client
  • Columbia Residential
  • Size
  • 282 Units
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