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Westside Bestside Art Campaign supports local talent in Atlanta

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Star Metals development supports Atlanta’s Free Art Movement with new “Westside Bestside” campaign through monthly Art Drops in the Star Metals District.


The Allen Morris Company is proud to announce their new art initiative“Westside Bestside,” which promotes Atlanta’s local talent through monthly art drops at the company’s under-construction Star Metals district.


The art drops, which will be held on the first Wednesday of every month and are known as #Westside Wednesday, will have custom and commissioned pieces of art free to the first person who finds it. The first art drop will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, and will offer three original pieces of art from local artist Chris Skeene, better known as Blockhead.


The art will be placed on the Star Metals Residences fence, on Brady Avenue, near Northside Tavern. Three pieces of art will be individually deposited into a plexi glass box attached to a large panel throughout the day and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis, allowing the public three chances to find it throughout the day. Information on all Westside Bestside art drops will be announced on Star Metals’social media channels, including Facebook(@starmetals) and Instagram(@starmetalsatl).In addition to winning art,The Allen Morris Company has also arranged to have free Westside Bestside and Star Metals merchandise, including branded t-shirts and temporary tattoos for many participants, at the drop site. The lucky art winners are encouraged to take a picture of their art and tag Star Metals on social channels.


The Star Metals district is a culmination of Star Metals Residences, Star Metals Offices and Star Metals Hotel, all located in the epicenter of West Midtown and developed by The Allen Morris Company. The art initiative was set in place to support the Atlanta’s artist community and promote local talent, as well as showcase the art and style of the upcoming Star Metals projects. “We are excited to participate in such a unique and innovative social media-driven activation that shines a light on the art and talent Atlanta has to offer as well as provides our community members and fellow art lovers with a special opportunity to obtain customized and one-of-a-kind art pieces,” said Nathan Hedges, Director of Development in Georgia for the Allen Morris Company.“As for the art in the Star Metals district, this is just the beginning. Our upcoming projects are set to feature beautiful art and murals all throughout, which will add to the visual appeal and luxury of our developments.”


The Westside Bestside art drops, which will run through 2019 at least, will be advertised on the Star Metals Atlanta social media channels and will include the following hashtags: #WestsideBestsideATL, #WestsideWednesday, and #StarMetalsATL. For more information on the Star Metals developments, please visit:


About The Allen Morris Company:

The Allen Morris Company is one of the largest real estate firms in the Southeast U.S. specializing in commercial, multi-family residential and mixed-use developments, leasing and brokerage as well as property management. With offices in Miami, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Jacksonville and Atlanta, The Allen Morris Company has served its business and investment clients for 60 years. For more information, please visit, or follow us on facebook or on Twitter @allenmorrisco.

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