Reynolds Plantation

Our lake home: Reynolds Plantation

During a dip in property prices, David and Amy Suh bought a nearly one-acre lakefront lot and built their six-bedroom dream home on Lake Oconee.

House Envy: This Antebellum home might be the oldest house in Buckhead

An elegant but unassuming Greek Revival home on West Wesley Road is perhaps the oldest house in Buckhead. Actually, it was built in Resaca, located near Calhoun in Northwest Georgia. In the 1950s, Atlanta contractor Joseph Walker and his wife drove by and fell instantly in love with the abandoned, antebellum home.
Mandarin Oriental condo

House Envy: Full-floor condos at the Mandarin Oriental

Luxury condos above hotels are selling fast in Atlanta. Few come with entire private floors. Here’s a sneak peek at a $4.2 million condo above Buckhead's Mandarin Oriental.
Salubria

Norman Askins on Salubria, Buckhead’s most secluded estate

Architect Norman Askins often makes up a story when he builds a house. To inform the design for this 1997 Italian-style villa, he created a fable that revolved around a European countess whose American husband built her a retreat inspired by the famed Colombe d’Or hotel in Provence.
Susan Hable

Artist Susan Hable’s colorful Athens cottage

Susan Hable never expected to move to Georgia. She and her husband, Peter, bought the early-20th-century Victorian-style cottage in Athens on a lark—as a second home, a respite from the frantic pace of Brooklyn.
Brian Bell

The architects of Modern Atlanta’s Design is Human event talk contemporary design

MA’s annual Design Is Human event, now in its ninth year, included a two-day tour of outstanding contemporary spaces throughout the city. We talked with a few of the tour’s featured architects to get their perspective on modern design and our evolving hometown.

Keith Summerour’s favorite Atlanta house: A Spanish mission in Buckhead

When we asked noted architect Keith Summerour to name his favorite house in Atlanta, he chose a mysterious Spanish mission–style stucco with a tile roof and no apparent front door.

Tudor Treasure: Architect Frank Neely designs an Old English home in Buckhead

In 2008, architect Frank Neely’s clients called him with bad news. They’d decided not to go ahead with the renovation he’d drafted of the 1940s-era Buckhead home where they’d lived for more than 15 years. But three years later, the couple came calling again: They wanted him to create a completely new house—a grand English Tudor.

Bohemian Rhapsody: Rebecca Puig’s East Cobb home is an ever-evolving canvas

Rebecca Puig perfects her paintings over time, adding layers and revising along the way. She takes a similar approach to decorating her family’s East Cobb home. “Being an artist gives me the knowledge that you have to experiment with a room until it feels right,” says Puig. “A good painting and a good room don’t have to be perfect, but they should have interesting patinas to express who you are.”

Ultra-luxe One Museum Place condos promise exclusivity

Over more than four decades, John Wieland built an empire of 30,000 homes, but his subdivisions proffered more suburban security than urban panache. That’s all changed since the septuagenarian sold his Smyrna-based company in 2012 and turned his focus to boutique developments.

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