Asana Partners File Plans For Nearly $2.5 Million Breezeway Set To Replace Rathbun’s, Krog Bar

City filings arrive a day after Chef/Owner Kevin Rathbun confirmed closures of his long-standing Inman Park restaurants.
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Asana Partners, the new owner of The Stove Works in Inman Park, Tuesday filed a set of plans with the City to build a breezeway to the Atlanta BeltLine from the development where Rathbun’s and Krog Bar are housed.

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The filings arrive less than 24 hours after Kevin Rathbun, the chef and owner of Rathbun’s and Krog Bar, announced he would close the long-standing restaurants in preparation for the property owner redeveloping his tenant spaces of nearly 17 years.

Total construction is expected to cost $2,455,000, according to the filings.

That figure includes converting a portion of the building that houses Rathbun’s and Krog Bar, as well as a nearby loading dock/hall, into a breezeway with stairs that connects to the BeltLine, as well as “facade enhancements, storefront systems, and interior whitebox suites for future tenants.”

The plans also include landscape planting, pavers, wood-clad stairs/seating, and parking improvements.

“Asana Partners won’t be providing a statement,” a company spokesperson Tuesday told What Now Atlanta in an email.

The Stove Works, a former pot-belly stove and iron-pan factory opened in 1889, now operates as a mixed-use development of offices and restaurants.

It was most recently owned by Paces Properties, the developer of neighboring Krog Street Market.

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak is the Founder of What Now Media Group, Inc. Check out our publications in your city: Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Orlando, Orange County, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa.

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4 Comments

    1. That’s exactly what I was thinking!
      But Rathbun’s is in an enormous space, so maybe they’ll add some retail along the side of the breezeway.

    2. ROI on a breezeway could be huge as it enables them to activate a lot of Beltline adjacent square footage that is basically hiding in plain site at this point. I hate it because this redevelopment pushed me out of an office there, but that building is criminally underutilized given the transformation that’s happened around it over the past 5-6 years.

  1. Anybody remember Virginia’s that was in the space prior to Rathbun’s?
    They started out as a tiny cafe on Virginia Circle, then moved into that huge Rathbun’s space.

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