Thousands rallying to save beloved community bar in Little Five Points

A petition to save a historic building and beloved community bar in Atlanta’s Little Five Points neighborhood is continuing to circulate.

More than 6,000 people desperately want to save the Star Bar on Moreland Avenue.

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“Star Bar is a great venue,” Chuck Rosencranz told Channel 2′s Elizabeth Rawlins. “It’s been around a long time.”

Since 1991, the Star Bar has made a name for itself, creating a popular and passionate following.

A new redevelopment project could change all of that. The proposal was announced during a zoning committee meeting with the Candler Park Neighborhood Association.

Star Bar officials say the current plans include demolishing the existing building, according to social media posts.

The proposal also includes property on Euclid Avenue adjacent to Little Five Points.


“It’s a historic place but it’s also a culture of East Atlanta and part of what goes on here in Little 5,” said Beth Tipper.

Official plans have not been voted on or decided on.

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