Driving through this posh neighborhood – and posh is the only word for it – is like driving through the making of a Lexus commercial. Past the guardhouse, which is as big as 1950s tract house and a lot nicer, the gently curving streets undulate over “speed tables” (not speed bumps) made of pavers (not pavement).
He was the one being interviewed, but architect Jonathan Bahr brought his own notebook and pen to the sleek conference table of the industrial-chic office of his firm, Urbana.
Logan Brafford is all over the place, both for her job and in conversation. Either way, it's hard to keep up. Brafford works as the property manager for Lat Purser's My Niche Apartments division, the developer, builder and leaser of two boutique apartment buildings in NoDa and a third in Plaza Midwood that is in the final stages of construction and scheduled to open in May.
"The first thing I’d like to do is update the land-use plan," he said. "It has not been updated since 1999."