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Author Allison Brooks

  • Allison Brooks

    Editorial Intern

    A Virginia native, Brooks moved to Georgia in 2012 to pursue a Master’s degree in writing. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, she spent almost a year working for the sports department of the Roanoke Times newspaper before enrolling at Savannah College of Art and Design.


Savannah: The downtown renaissance that SCAD built

The art school sparked a cultural resurgence. Plus: What's best in town

Savannah boasts a rich conglomeration of talented, tattoo-bedecked art students; driven professionals; and the good ol’ boys (and girls) whose families have been around since General Oglethorpe settled here in the 1730s. Now vibrant and energetic, the Hostess City had become sleepy and rundown by 1978, when Savannah College of Art and Design was founded. Read more...