Here’s another film shoot happening this week, occurring at the intersection of Whitehall, Metropolitan, and Wells. This will include overnight filming .
20th Century Fox will be filming at Pirkle Salvage Yard on Wells St and on Northside Dr. Our work is scheduled to take place on June 29th 7p-7a. We will set up on June 28th between 7a-7p and take down on June 30th between 7a-7p.
Our Special FX department will be using Squibs to simulate bullets hitting cars and actors, you may also hear simulated gunfire during our filming. We will be doing Stunt Driving work on Northside Dr.
We’ve requested the following closures from the City:
20th Century Fox is very sensitive to the impact that filming can have on a community. Off-duty City of Atlanta PD officers will be on site during this time to ensure the successful flow of traffic through the area. It is with these issues in mind that we approach the logistical needs of the production so we can effectively work to
minimize any inconveniences to those in the neighborhood.
On behalf of 20th Century Fox and Stuber Cast and Crew, thank you for your patience and cooperation; it is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions you can reach us at the production office 770-824-4567.
Key Assistant Location Manager
589 Wells St SW, Atlanta
Pirkle Recycling ||589 Wells St SW
Atlanta, GA 30312|
filming inside recycling yard
filming driving work on Northside dr
filming on Wells st
filming on whitehall st
No of cast and crew 80
Sam Idelson – 443-926-3926
Large scale unit with many technical vehicles
gunfire, driving stunts
Dolly and track, Camera crane (including jib arm), Cherry picker, Genie boom, Set dressing and scenery, Other
Moving action vehicles on the street, Traffic control (e.g. temporary traffic holds), Lamps or cables on streets, Closure of a sidewalk, lane, or full street, Other
565 Northside Dr SW Atlanta, GA 30310
Out of hours
Next Tuesday (6/26) there will be a film shoot off Windsor at Collier Metals (the railroad boundary between Mechanicsville and Pittsburgh on the south side of the neighborhood). They’ll be blocking off the run of Windsor between Bass and Doane. I’m not sure on the time of day, but they’ve been approved from 5am through 11:30pm. Somewhat related, but Mechanicsville Civic Association and NPU-V are working on a plan of action so that there’s more structure (and neighborhood benefit!) when these things come through in the future. More to follow there, but you can find more about this shoot below.
793 windsor st. sw
793 Windsor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30315|Windsor & Doane St SW|Collier Metals
793 Windsor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30315|
No of cast and crew 120
This scene involves a stunt vehicle colliding with a fake wall/ fake pole. The actors escape. Actors impersonating a forensic team/ police detectives arrive to investigate.
Travel Blake – 404-734-6513
Large scale unit with many technical vehicles
This scene involves a rolling stunt vehicle colliding with a wall. There will be actors impersonating police detectives investigating the scene of the accident.
Dolly and track, Camera crane (including jib arm), Cherry picker, Scissor lift, Set dressing and scenery, Other
Moving action vehicles on the street, Traffic control (e.g. temporary traffic holds), Pedestrian control (e.g. preventing pedestrians from walking into shot), Alteration of signage or street lamps, Lamps or cables on streets, Closure of a sidewalk, lane, or full street, Other, Full closure requested
Music playback or noise disturbance, Use of Animals, Other, Potential use of police dogs
793 Windsor st. SW Atlanta, GA 30315
Department of Public Works will be adding bicycle lanes along Whitehall Street on the north side of the neighborhood, going from Peachtree/Memorial/Cooper downtown (close to the jail) to where the street turns south and intersects with Ralph David Abernathy.
You can fine the proposed repaving plan here: https://www.atlantaga.gov/home/showdocument?id=35516
“The Department of Public Works is designing the Whitehall Street Bicycle Installation Project. This project will extend along Whitehall Street from Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard to Memorial Drive/Peachtree Street. This project includes the conversion of a three-lane roadway to two-travel lanes and two-bike lanes between I-20 to Memorial Drive/Peachtree Street. Once completed it will also include buffered bike lanes with key turn lanes at intersections. Flexible posts will add protection for bicyclists, where possible. Council Districts 4 and 12 will be impacted.”
MARTA is hosting a series of public hearings discussing new and updated bus routes across the City of Atlanta. One of these routes, #832, will significantly impact connectivity for the neighborhood.
MARTA is also proposing slight changes to Route 49.
Below are the locations and times for the upcoming MARTA Public Hearings.This is a great opportunity to let MARTA know that you support the new route, which would help connect neighbors to West End, Grant Park, and East Atlanta. You can also find more information here.
Calling all neighbors!
We need your help to review the Southside Catalyst Fund proposal passed to MCA leadership earlier this week. The SCF is supposed to lead the strategic coordination of capital for investments in south Atlanta, particularly around the Turner Field communities (including the Mechanicsville neighborhood). It’s also supposed to focus on promoting equitable development and steering high impact neighborhood investments, so it’s important for your voice to be heard.
Please submit feedback to Jane Ridley (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) by the end of the month, or simply respond to email@example.com. Our neighborhood’s acceptance of this proposal will lead to the signing of an new MOU, and the Mechanicsville Civic Association is soliciting neighbor input before reporting back to the SCF leadership. You can find the proposal here.
Please join NPU-V neighbors for festivities at the 2017 National Night Out celebration. The NPU-V event will be hosted by the Peoplestown community at Four Corners Park (1040 Crew Street SE). There will be:
There will also be a shuttle bus that will pick up Mechanicsville residents from Dunbar Recreation Center (477 Windsor Street) and Mt. Calvary Church at 5:00 and will return at 7:30 pm.
The 21st Mechanicsville Community Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 12th! There will be fun activities for the whole community, especially youth and seniors! Come out and meet your neighbors–past, present, and future!
Location: Rosa L. Burney Park
Date: August 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Reunion festivities will include a Prayer Breakfast which will be held on August 5, 2017 at 9:00 am at the Calvary Temple Baptist Church (700 Cooper Street Atlanta, GA 30315).
Please join us this week for our monthly Mechanicsville Civic Association meeting, Monday, August 7th at 6:30 PM. The meeting is moved from Monday to Wednesday due to the Independence Day holiday. The meeting will be held at the Dunbar Recreation Center, Room 207, located at 477 Windsor St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312. We hope to see you there!
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.