Amanda Askew

General Information

Experience

Senior Project Manager  - Columbia Residential LLC

Manager, Planning and Execution of Projects  - Columbia Residential LLC

Director of Planning  - Buckhead

Principal Planner and Project Manager  - The Collaborative Firm LLC

Town of Hilton

City of Atlanta , Georgia

Education

Masters degree  - Geography , 

Bachelor of Science  - Urban and Regional Planning , 

East Carolina University

Affiliations

Part of the Steering Committee  - Buckhead

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McDaniel Glenn housing development deteriorates beyond repair According to Amanda Askew, senior project manager with Columbia Residential, the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) owed the McDaniel Glenn housing project.The AHA applied and received a $20 million federal HUD HOPE VI grant to redevelop the housing site.Master developer for the project is McDaniel Glenn Revitalization LLC - which was created by Columbia Residential."The McDaniel Glenn housing devolvement was built in the 1960s; however, in the past 40 years the area became economically and socially depressed," Askew stated.

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Amanda L. Askew is the new Director of Planning for the Buckhead Coalition in Atlanta.She will be in charge of the nonprofit civic group's urban planning projects, such as an upgrade of Peachtree Road and a proposed Village Community Improvement District.Askew formerly worked in the city of Atlanta planning department.Before that, she was a planner in Plano, Texas, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

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