Home Tags Downtown
As the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade shook the nation, hundreds of Atlantans took to the streets Friday evening, braving the sweltering heat and humidity to demand reproductive rights.
The Atlanta Housing Authority, which purchased the sprawling facility from the city in 2017, has outlined a plan to preserve and update the historic auditorium, while transforming the surrounding complex into a mix of affordable and market-rate housing, retail, and shared public space.
“What were once the arteries of the city were demolished, creating divide instead of connection,” explained Courtney Hammond, the project’s curator, on a recent visit to the site. “We wanted to build not just a light artwork: we thought this was a beautiful moment to signal that that these arteries are being rebuilt.”
The team will open a pizza shop and basement bar across the street, too
In 2017, we had the MARTA bus that blocked the Dome implosion. In 2021, we have the bus that floored it during the Atlanta Braves World Series victory parade.
July’s Atlanta Market at AmericasMart has come and gone, but Fall Design Week is just around the corner, September 20-22. So if you missed summer market – or if you prefer to shop at a slower pace – this is your chance to explore hundreds of home décor, gift and lifestyle showrooms across campus.
The Underground Creative Carts Collective debuted on July 24 as a biweekly gathering that invites members of the community to watch a rotating group of artists transform Underground's wooden cart kiosks into art pieces.
Dragon Con announces its 2021 Covid-19 guidelines: Vaccine or negative test and masks required, no public parade spectators
Dragon Con announced it will require all guests of the Labor Day weekend to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or show a negative test result. It is also requiring masks in all indoor spaces and will reduce attendance to half of 2019's turnout.
A short stretch of downtown’s Peachtree Street is going on a diet—the kind of diet that slims down the notoriously car-choked corridor from four lanes to just two, freeing up space to provide pedestrians some much-needed breathing room.
Shaneel Lalani, a newcomer to downtown’s development scene, will lead the overhaul of the 400,000-square-foot property located next to the region’s busiest rail station, in the city’s densest neighborhood, and near to billion-dollar redevelopment plans from both CIM Group and Newport.