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A new fine dining spot, Prime on Peachtree, opens in Midtown

Though in name it may sound like a steakhouse, owner Javarius Gay stresses that Prime on Peachtree is a high-end seasonal American restaurant with everything from quail and lobster to duck chowder soup and lamb meatballs. Alaskan halibut and dry-aged cote de beouf round out the menu, alongside saffron-cauliflower couscous and Tom Yum white polenta. All breads, sauces, and pastries are made in house by a team led by executive chef Colin Kruzic, formerly of the Dominick Hotel in Manhattan.
The somewhat definitive ranking of Peachtree streets

The (somewhat definitive) ranking of Atlanta’s Peachtree streets

According to an oft-cited figure from the Atlanta Regional Commission, the metro boasts 71 streets bearing some variation on the name “Peachtree.” That number is several years old, though, and a spokesperson says the organization doesn’t keep a running list. Here, an assuredly incomplete, highly subjective ranking. You’ll never guess who came out on top.
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In car-obsessed Atlanta, does Peachtree Street’s pedestrian-friendly transformation have legs?

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. 
Rufus Rose House for sale curious history

The curious history of one of Peachtree’s last surviving Victorian mansions

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.
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The story behind Jarel Portman’s Emerson tower

When John Portman was a student at Georgia Tech, the now-nonagenarian was assigned the job of escorting Frank Lloyd Wright around Atlanta. According to John’s son Jarel, Wright told the aspiring architect, “You seem to be a seeker. Go seek Emerson.”

Who owns these Atlanta eyesores?

Atlanta is riddled with vacant properties, many of them development efforts that stalled during the recession. But other decaying structures have been that way for years—decades even—often in the middle of burgeoning neighborhoods.

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