A New York-based developer is pitching a new mixed-use Midtown skyscraper that would become Atlanta’s fifth tallest building.
Rockefeller Group wants to place a 61-story tower at the southwest corner of West Peachtree Street and 12th Street. The proposal includes 350 apartments above approximately 212,200 square feet of office space and 10,000 square feet of street-level retail.
The tower would clock in at 733 feet, said Karl Smith-Davids, project manager for Midtown Alliance. It would eclipse the 723-foot Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, currently Atlanta’s fifth tallest building.
The Bank of America Plaza, rising to 1,023 feet with 50 stories, is currently the state’s tallest building.
The plan for the new building includes an eight-story fully screened podium deck with 850 parking spaces accessible from both West Peachtree and 12th Street. The residential lobby and leasing office would face 12th Street, while the office lobby and retail stores would be accessible from West Peachtree.
The Midtown Development Review Committee is set to make a recommendation on Rockefeller’s plan on Nov. 9. The members, appointed jointly by the City of Atlanta and Midtown Alliance, will then send their recommendation to the city’s Office of Zoning and Development.
The West Peachtree Street property is currently home to a U.S. Post Office building. Costs associated with construction, site plans and renderings for the proposed project have not been released to the public.
Representatives for Rockefeller Group did not immediately respond Thursday to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s emailed requests for comment.