When office workers return after the pandemic, they might not recognize Atlanta. While they were away, the city’s development engine didn’t just hum, it roared. From mid-March to mid-December, city officials issued construction permits for nearly 5,000 projects and inspected roughly 45,000 job sites. Construction workers swung hammers and poured concrete to build apartments on the Westside, construct office buildings in Midtown, and renovate a historic school in Old Fourth Ward. Here are eight of the most notable additions to the cityscape during the pandemic.
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