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Inspiring Stories from North Atlanta

The heart of our mission at VoyageATL is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Atlanta’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out North Atlanta’s rising stars below.

Eric Graves

The Ga State Park system built the Hike Inn as an environmentally based backcountry lodge in 1998. Their goal was to have as little impact on the environment while providing guests a place to reconnect with nature and their families. A nonprofit, Len Foote Hike Inn, Inc. was established by the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club to run the inn for the state park system. Read more>>

Tracey Burnette and Robin Blan

After losing our beloved five-pound Pekingese, Rocky, Around Back at Rocky’s Place began from a vision in a dream. The gallery originated in a tool shed that is located around the back of the house. To honor our canine companion, Around Back at Rocky’s Place was born. Read more>>

Nancy Blum

I’ve always practiced art in some way. My mother was an artist and I was exposed to different kinds of art. In college I was encouraged by my professors to pursue a career in art and worked at the Duke University Art Museum, but it wasn’t until many years of working in business that I was able to work full time as an artist. Read more>>

Jenn Hyman

I have been photographing beautiful people since 2008. My dad owned an old school photo lab when I was growing up and photography always interested me. I started as a wedding and portrait photographer in Greenville, SC. I had a bride ask me to shoot her boudoir, although I had never done a boudoir session before. Read more>>

Ilona Karneyenka

I’ve always been a creative person and passion for architecture and design was in my nature since I was a kid. I grew up in Belarus (Eastern Europe) and had an opportunity to travel and study different countries and ways of life. Read more>>

David Chatham

Chathambilt Homes started in 1948 when my dad, Howard Chatham built his first house for himself and my mom in the northern area of Buckhead. As they prepared to move in, a gentleman approached him to buy the house. So, he agreed to sell the home if he and my mother could live in the basement while they built another home on the land next door. Read more>>

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