Even as the accents fade and the roots thin, the high school gridiron remains the gathering spot of choice for successive generations. Those giant rectangles with the homey stands just might be the last critical mass repositories of our next-door neighbors’ win-lose histories, dreams, and failures.
Consciously or not, the design of the Luminary—a mix of fin de siècle elegance and postindustrial minimalism—mirrors the inherent tension between tradition and progress that characterizes Inman Park, a historic neighborhood facing a tidal wave of new construction and its corollary traffic.
We take a look at three new spots for Atlanta shoppers.
Don’t let the front of this Decatur cottage deceive you. Inside, streamlined spaces accented with rich colors and imaginative details create a sophistication that belies the modest exterior. “This was definitely an example of making lemonade out of lemons,” says architect/designer Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson of TerraCotta Properties.
Paul Calvert of Paper Plane gets our vote for best bartender. Who else won? Find out.
From rustic coastal cottages to luxe mountain escapes, we profile four inns for four different adventures, including a wine weekend, backroad biking, lakeside idyll, and a coastal hideaway.
I grew up in Palmetto, a quarter mile from the old Atlanta and West Point Railroad tracks. The soundtrack of my life is the shrill call of the whistle and the low, distant thunder of wheels riding rail.Read more