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The council also approved code amendments, allowing opportunities to bring breweries and distilleries for on- and off-premise consumption, according to the release.
“This is not just about creating an inviting environment for residents, visitors and employees at Assembly, it’s also about creating an atmosphere for a vibrant set of businesses to thrive,” said Matt Samuelson, COO of the commercial real estate division at The Integral Group, in a statement Wednesday. The Integral Group is the developer for the property.
The development is expected to include multifamily housing, office space, dining and retail options, as well as the purpose-built film studio Third Rail Studios, completed in the first phase.
Doraville is just the latest metro Atlanta city to approve an open-container ordinance.
Smyrna approved its ordinance in February at the Smyrna Market Village, allowing guests to walk with a drink from 11 a.m. to midnight. Earlier this month, Canton approved a similar ordinance set to go in effect Oct. 1.
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Channel 2's Richard Belcher reports.