Governor Plans To Invest In Fort McPherson

February 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Governor Plans To Invest In Fort McPherson
" ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal wants to spend about $28 million to help bring new life to Fort McPherson in south Atlanta, though details of the plan to revamp the 488-acre property are still unknown.

The future of the recently vacated Army post has been unclear since it was included in a 2005 Pentagon base closure plan. Rogers Wade, a member of the board overseeing the post’s transition, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it will ultimately become a mixed-use property with residential areas, businesses, and some government buildings and programs.

He said the city of Atlanta also is looking at parts of the property that could be used for things such as police and firefighter training.

Fort McPherson, about four miles south of downtown Atlanta, was established in 1885. "

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