(July 23, 2018) EAST POINT, GA – Winter Johnson Group recently celebrated reaching the highest point, literally, of the new City of East Point City Hall in growing East Point, GA. At 31,700 square feet, the new multi-story City Hall will sit adjacent to the original historic building.
Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, as well as representatives from East Point’s City Council and the City Manager’s Office, joined the Winter Johnson Group team at the project site on July 13, 2018, to enjoy a meal together and observe the progress of the new City Hall.
Mayor Ingraham emphasized the city’s vision for a new home for the City Hall being realized. “Working together as a community, we make dreams come true. This has been a dream for a while, and now we are actually going to be able to see the reality of this dream manifest and come to life. The new City Hall will be a community building for all to enjoy.”
Artis Johnson, Managing Member of the Winter Johnson Group, thanked all of the construction’s site personnel for their dedication and teamwork in keeping the project schedule on track, saying, “I appreciate all of the hard work everyone has given to this project in order to ensure the final product is a high-quality, attractive City Hall for the city of East Point and its community.”
The new City Hall will provide city offices, a multipurpose City Council Chamber, and an additional 2,400 square feet of shell space for future growth. Approximately 30,000 square feet of green space will provide an epicenter for public events, gatherings, and other recreation.
The architect is Sizemore Group of Atlanta, Georgia.
About Winter Johnson Group: Winter Johnson Group, a joint venture, is comprised of Winter Construction, a privately owned and operated Atlanta-based construction management and general contracting company and Johnson Construction Services, a minority-owned contracting company in Atlanta. Winter Johnson Group provides construction and environmental services to clients in the hospitality, retail, government, education, corporate/office, religious, healthcare, historic restoration, industrial, and multifamily markets in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. For more information, visit www.winterjohnsongroup.com.
About the City of East Point: Formed in 1870 by a citizenry of 16 families, the name East Point was derived from being located at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point, Georgia. The City of East Point was charted in 1887 and is comprised of an ethnically diverse community. Between 2010 and 2014, the overall population grew 5.3%. With over 35,000 residents and more than 17,000 households, it is the fifth largest city in Fulton County. For more information, visit www.eastpointcity.org.
Media Contact: Bryan Alexander, Marketing Coordinator, Winter Construction, 404-965-3357