Dining + Design | Ponce City Market
Founded by Atlanta Architecture & Design Center (ADC), Dining + Design Celebrates the Importance of Design in Our City's Booming Restaurant Scene
On Thursday, February 2nd, at 6:15pm, Atlanta Architecture & Design Center will host the fourth installment of popular event series Dining + Design at Ponce City Market the nationally significant, historic landmark on the city's skyline and the largest adaptive reuse project in the Southeast. Attendees will enjoy food and drink from restaurants and shops within Ponce City Market, a walking tour, and speeches from key players behind the developments design.
Guests will first meet for drinks and bites at The Mercury-a cocktail-focused, classic American eatery-and discussion with local architecture, planning and design firm Square Feet Studio, who designed the restaurant. Next, the group will head to Citizen Supply-an artisan marketplace that connects consumers with local makers behind craftsman-quality handmade goods. Citizen Supply's Founder Phil Sanders and a local maker will lead the conversation as guests enjoy local beer from TAP on Ponce, a beer and wine shop in the Central Food Hall, and bites from Chef Linton Hopkins Hops Chicken.
The evening will conclude with beers and bites at Nine Mile Station, the modern beer garden on Ponce City Markets rooftop. Attendees will hear background on the 2.1-million-square-foot iconic structure from Jamestown, the real estate investment and management company behind the property. Rooftop access is included in the events ticket price, and will also allow guests to visit Skyline Park, Ponce City Markets six-acre rooftop with a boardwalk-style amusement park featuring a mini golf course, three-story slide, free-fall ride, food and drink concessions, panoramic views of the Atlanta skyline, and more.
About Dining + Design and the ADC
With generous support from MailChimp, Dining + Design is a popular event series from the Atlanta Architecture and Design Center (ADC). Efforts for the Dining + Design event series are headed up by John Bencich, Cofounder and Principal of Square Feet Studio. The Dining + Design series is intended to be fun and educational, providing a venue for celebrating the Greater Atlanta community's thriving and nationally significant restaurant scene while also exploring the role of design in creating the environments that support it. All proceeds from the event will go to support future programming by the ADC and Dining + Design. Created in 2012, the ADC is dedicated to raising awareness about design in Atlanta and its impact on our lives, and giving people the tools they need to advocate for better design. To learn more, visit the ADCs Facebook page and Dining + Designs website here.
About Ponce City Market:
Ponce City Market is a historic mixed-use community hub focused on artisanal food, fashion, residential lofts and office. Developed by real estate investment and management company Jamestown, Ponce City Market combines 259 residential flats with approximately 550,000 square feet of Class-A loft office space and 300,000 square feet of retail and restaurants including Dancing Goats Coffee Bar, Binders Art Supplies, Google Fiber, Suzuki School and General Assembly as well as a Central Food Hall. The Central Food Hall features Anne Quatrano's Dubs Fish Camp, Botiwalla from the owners of Chai Pani, Linton Hopkins H&F Burger, Sean Brock's Minero, among others. National anchor retail tenants include The Frye Company and West Elm. The evolution of Ponce City Market focuses on preserving the buildings historic character and enhancing its connection to the surrounding community. Ponce City Market also boasts a pedestrian bridge, which links the interior courtyard and public market directly to Atlantas popular BeltLine. A portion of the parking fee at Ponce City Market is donated to Light the Line, the fundraising campaign to bring pedestrian lighting to the Atlanta BeltLine. For more information, go to www.poncecitymarket.com.
About Square Feet Studio
Square Feet Studio is an award-winning architecture, planning and design firm based in Atlanta. With an eye towards collaborative and honest design, they specialize in commercial, hospitality and retail projects. Last year, the team at Square Feet Studio was named to Southern Living Magazines 50 People Who Are Changing the South. Atlanta-area projects include Ponce City Markets Hops Chicken, H&F Burger, Farm to Ladle, The Mercury, and Karoo Optical Boutique; Kimball House in Decatur; Sid Mashburn mens store, West Egg Cafe, Preserving Place shop and cooking school, and the Residences at White Provision on the Westside; Staplehouse in the Old Fourth Ward; The General Muir near Emory University; and many more. For more information, please visit www.squarefeetstudio.com
Ponce City Market (View)
675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|