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Located between two MARTA stations, Pratt-Pullman Yard includes 11 buildings, totaling 153,000 square feet, and is flanked by a small forest, stream, and grassy field. Plenty of big-thinking developers have craved turning it into an adaptive reuse success story, including one nonprofit that envisioned soccer fields and urban farms. It's also been used in movie and television productions including Baby Driver and the Fast and the Furious and Hunger Games series. But its potential has never been tapped.
When a trailer for filmed-in-Atlanta “Furious 7” premiered during February’s Super Bowl, one particular stunt stood out: Vin Diesel driving a rare Lykan HyperSport through a skyscraper window as explosions blasted behind him. But diving through sky-high windows is just the tip of the iceberg. We found the craziest scene in each film and ranked them.
Atlanta traffic may be an impediment to high-speed auto theatrics, but you can still “mod out” your wheels Vin Diesel-style. We talked to Eugene Chou—managing partner at Koruworks, a Marietta shop that sells and installs parts to modify performance vehicles—about what it would take to create a street race–worthy ride.