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Rebuilding Bankhead

Rebuilding Bankhead: How an effort to revive Grove Park aims to not leave residents behind

Long neglected by developers and city planners, Grove Park’s turn in the gentrification spotlight is attributable to its proximity not just to downtown but also to some of the most ambitious green-space initiatives in Atlanta’s history. But an effort is underway to ensure Grove Park’s transformation doesn't come at the cost of its longtime residents.
Arthur Blank

Arthur Blank

Arthur Blank’s intentions for the dazzlingly complex, $1.6-billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium were to create a similar cultural hive for downtown Atlanta, the heartbeat of an entertainment and parks district that would bolster its neighboring communities. An instant landmark, the stadium’s wing-like exterior sections (an allusion to falcons in flight), 16-story “window to the city,” immense video halo board, and ocular roof of eight translucent petals have certainly made a splash.
How to help Hurricane Irma Hurricane Harvey Atlanta

How Atlanta organizations are helping hurricane victims—and how you can, too

Now that the storms have passed, it's time to look at how to help those impacted most by the destruction of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.
Becky Katz

Becky Katz wants to make Atlanta more bicycle-friendly. She’s in for an uphill climb.

As Atlanta’s first-ever “chief bicycle officer,” her job is a mix of public relations (spreading the gospel of bicycling in a city of agnostics), politics (cutting through red tape to boost ridership), and planning (expanding the city’s anemic network of bike lanes).

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