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Atlanta may be quick to tear down historic public buildings, but the metro area is full of lovely old residential neighborhoods.
ANCS’s diversity that was such a point of pride had become a victim of gentrification. In 2014, the school instituted a plan to boost the enrollment of students living on low incomes. “Diverse by design,” as the effort is called, has gained traction among charter schools across the nation, as the effort is called, has gained traction among charter schools across the nation, as more and more seek to assemble a student body of different socioeconomic statuses and racial backgrounds.
When local developer Michael Woods, principal in Broadview Properties, first noticed the dilapidated 1950s-era ranch-style home at 532 Mead Street in Grant Park, he knew immediately that he wanted to buy the property and build a house that would complement the neighborhood.
Cosplay all day at Dragon Con, college football at Mercedes-Benz, and the largest independent book festival in the country
Ed Sheeran plays in Duluth, a dog-friendly brewery event, and Grant Park's annual festival.
By early 2018, the southern fringes of Grant Park can expect restaurants, bars, artist studios, a chiropractor, dentist, fitness studio, childcare facility, and plenty of offices—all of which will be punctuated by a 65-foot decorative metal tower.
Mayor Kasim Reed this morning is unveiling the city’s design for a 1,000-space, $48 million parking deck at Grant Park that will replace the space-wasting, seven-acre parking lot off Boulevard officials say is insufficient. The three-tier deck will be partially embedded into the hillside and—in a move that helped win support from the neighborhood and park advocates—capped by a green roof and a restaurant with views of the Downtown skyline in the distance.
New to Atlanta: Fried seafood in Midtown, vegetarian Italian food in Grant Park, south Indian eats in Decatur, and impressive Korean barbecue in Duluth