The big theme that emerged was a tension between making the center more “accessible” versus establishing the Shops as Atlanta’s true beacon of luxury shopping—with a lingering question whether those two ideas are mutually exclusive.
Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details
Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
Later this year, the roughly 500 artists who build, create, and essentially live at the Goat Farm will relocate to spaces in Castleberry Hill, Old Fourth Ward, downtown Atlanta, and other areas as the property begins a $250 million redevelopment. The transformation, which will add live-work units and a hotel, will allow the Goat Farm to expand its mission, the owner says.
Alphonzo Cross, who along with his sister has owned 249-259 Peters Street since 2001, confirmed that he plans to renovate his building and that Spin, 255, and Pearl Restaurant & Lounge, are set to close in 2020. But why did rumors of the closings spark such a passionate reaction on social media?
One year later after it was ordered to close, Chris Yonker and Brian Egan, two of the original members of the Mammal team, are returning, this time just a mile or so from their original South Broad Street location, in a place that’s just as interesting, if not more so.
Most older Atlantans likely best remember the Rufus M. Rose House—which for years has sat vacant on Peachtree Street—as the longtime home of the so-called Atlanta Museum. Yet the house has a better claim to fame, albeit one that’s in serious dispute.
South Downtown developer Newport hopes to fill the spaces along Mitchell Street, ranging from 750 square feet to 1,400 square feet, with local businesses, makers, nonprofits, and more before starting renovations on permanent spaces.
These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on architecture and design, commercial contractors, commercial real estate brokers, commercial real estate sponsors, residential real estate brokers, and residential real estate developers.
The project, which is slated to debut in fall 2019, will remove the large, vacant buildings that formerly housed Strip steakhouse, which closed in 2015, and Rosa Mexicano, which shuttered last year.
The official groundbreaking of Nobu Atlanta was star-studded, with appearances from Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa, Simon Malls executives, and city officials. But the high-profile project presented a few logistical challenges, such as what to do with the fire station housed beneath the Phipps Plaza parking deck.