@1377 Topping Out!

Posted on July 10th, 2013

On June 28, The Preston Partnership attended the Topping Out Party for @1377, a Hines multifamily project in Brookhaven. These 215 apartment units on Dresden Drive are already available for pre-lease! This sought-after intown location is close to everything and in walking distance of the Brookhaven MARTA station. The surrounding neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly and ideal for walking dogs, biking, or jogging.

@1377 amenities include two landscaped courtyards, resort-style pool with cabanas, grilling areas, state-of-the-art fitness center, internet cafe and club room.

Check out the photos and captions below. You can also keep up with the progress on @1377’s Facebook page. Construction is being completed by Urban Oaks Builders, a Hines affiliate.

View from Dresden

View from Dresden – As you can see, construction is coming along nicely!

Proud Looking Crew!

A successful team effort! From left: Mike Grill,TPP; Bob Preston, TPP; Jim Eyre, City of Brookhaven; Erin Stachowiak, TPP; Rick Mercer, Urban Oaks Builders; Eric Wall, Urban Oaks Builders; Kurt Hartman, Hines; Jim Hamilton, Southern Civil Engineers; Vikram Mehra, Hines; Alan Kennedy, Hines

Kurt Hartman, Milton Baker, Bob Preston

Bob Preston stopped to chat with a couple of our Hines party hosts, Kurt Hartman and Milton Baker, on his way to the barbecue buffet.

Rick Mercer, Bob Preston, Jim Hamilton

Bob catches up with two old buddies, Rick Mercer of Urban Oaks Builders and Jim Hamilton of Southern Civil Engineers.

Pool Courtyard

Members of the Landscape Architecture Design Team, Grace Zhang and Doug McClure, check out the progress in the pool courtyard…

Pool Courtyard

… and clearly the pool courtyard has a little further to go before it’s “bikini ready”!

Kyle Swenson

Kyle Swenson with Ellinwood+Machado stopped by to check on the structural integrity of the chafing dishes.

Rev. Gary & Linda Ledford, Dave Williams

Pastor Gary Ledford, from neighboring University Baptist Church, led the prayer preceding the luncheon. He is pictured here with his lovely wife Linda, and Dave Williams, @1377’s Construction Supervisor.

Mike Grill, Principal In Charge

Mike Grill, relaxing after some good barbeque and looking pretty proud of @1377’s progress.

Rick Mercer & Bob Preston

Apparently Bob said something hilarious to Rick…

Bob's Fish Story

Hmmm… Maybe Rick was laughing because he overheard Bob telling his fish story… it was THIS big! Joe Reboulet, our Construction Administrator, and the Landscape Team look a little skeptical.

What an awesome crew!

What an awesome crew!


Mike Grill, Martin Sukkert, Shandy Bosnak

Mike Grill enjoys a little lunch with Martin Sukkert, Preconstruction Director for Urban Oaks Builders, and Shandy Bosnak, Operations Manager at Urban Oaks Builders.

Brian Kavanaugh, Kurt Swenson, Mark Boggs

The Structural crew from E+M chats with Mark Boggs of Marietta Drapery.

Scott Barnett & Katy McNulty

Scott Barnett, Assistant Superintendent for Urban Oaks, wanted the paparazzi to come out from behind the camera and pose for a picture… so I obliged.

The Preston Partnership – Architecture & Landscape Architecture

Ellinwood+Machado – Structural Engineering

Southern Civil Engineers – Civil Engineering

Phillips Gradick – Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing Engineering


“I’ve done numerous projects with The Preston Partnership over the years and I have nothing but high praise for the firm. Whether a single project or multiple projects, they have always provided great design, reasonable fees, and service that is second to none. They are a terrific group of people and I can recommend them without hesitation.”
– Alan Dean, Terwilliger-Pappas Multifamily Partners