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Q&A with Janet Simpson, a groundbreaker in male-dominated Atlanta architecture industry
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Q&A with Janet Simpson, a groundbreaker in male-dominated Atlanta architecture industry

Serving as president of tvsdesign since 2017, Simpson says Atlanta is (finally) focused on the pedestrian experience In a growing market like...

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A block from the Beltline, Old Fourth Ward condo offers chance to ‘live tall’ for $320K
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A block from the Beltline, Old Fourth Ward condo offers chance to ‘live tall’ for $320K

Just don’t expect to close a bedroom door Where Edgewood Avenue meets Randolph Street in the Old Fourth Ward, the Dynamic Metal Lofts building...

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Atlanta rises in closely watched ParkScore ranking—but not by much
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Atlanta rises in closely watched ParkScore ranking—but not by much

Although several key projects are in the pipeline, the city’s green space prevalence is still considered mediocre Despite a growing roster of...

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Fort McPherson’s $760M mixed-use revamp could begin in coming months
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Fort McPherson’s $760M mixed-use revamp could begin in coming months

Dubbed “Fort Mac,” the reborn campus would feature mixed-income development of all kinds Before year’s end, Southwest Atlanta’s aging U.S. Army...

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Renderings: Midtown’s AT&T campus could be reborn as pedestrian-friendly ‘Tower Square’
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Renderings: Midtown’s AT&T campus could be reborn as pedestrian-friendly ‘Tower Square’

Enlivened plaza would include new green space more welcoming to passersby A stone’s throw from the Fox Theatre, Midtown’s prominent AT&T building...

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Cobb County’s first shipping-container development has officially arrived
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Cobb County’s first shipping-container development has officially arrived

“Gathering spot” complex in downtown Austell is fed by onsite urban farm In Atlanta, shipping containers have been repurposed recently as...

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Report shows Atlanta’s prosperity is eluding some minority communities
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Report shows Atlanta’s prosperity is eluding some minority communities

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has laid out recommendations for how to tackle inequality issues Despite Atlanta’s chronic income inequality issues,...

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West Midtown’s Goat Farm Arts Center primed for $250M overhaul
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West Midtown’s Goat Farm Arts Center primed for $250M overhaul

The project would preserve historic buildings at the former textile mill and introduce new development Once upon a time, rumors suggested West...

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The Point redevelopment is springing to life in  historic Cascade Heights
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The Point redevelopment is springing to life in historic Cascade Heights

Developer: Two grand openings planned this weekend, with leasing team now tapped for remaining spaces In the works since 2016, efforts to redevelop...

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Renderings emerge for large development planned near Bankhead MARTA Station
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Renderings emerge for large development planned near Bankhead MARTA Station

It’s the latest substantial proposal in the vicinity of MARTA, Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry Down the street from Bankhead MARTA Station, a...

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Switchyards unveils new Neighborhood Clubs for gathering in West End, Midtown
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Switchyards unveils new Neighborhood Clubs for gathering in West End, Midtown

Part office, coffee shop, and social club, this brand seeks to reconnect people offline For the past three years, Switchyards Downtown Club has...

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Beltline announces its largest push ever for affordable housing in fiscal 2020
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Beltline announces its largest push ever for affordable housing in fiscal 2020

Nearly $12 million approved today marks biggest affordable housing budget in project’s history The push for protecting affordable housing in some...

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Along Beltline’s future Southside Trail, 20-acre park expansion is moving forward
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Along Beltline’s future Southside Trail, 20-acre park expansion is moving forward

Design firms picked for Boulevard Crossing Park’s second phase in Chosewood Park Efforts to make a Beltline-fronting green space five times larger...

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At pop-up design studio, Hulsey Yard neighbors map out redevelopment dreams
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At pop-up design studio, Hulsey Yard neighbors map out redevelopment dreams

Atlanta architecture firm is collecting community input to craft a masterplan for the huge, deactivated train yard Items on the wishlist: “Space...

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With massive railroad property Hulsey Yard cleared out next to Beltline, is sale imminent?
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With massive railroad property Hulsey Yard cleared out next to Beltline, is sale imminent?

Conveniently, neighborhood activists have been working to create a masterplan for the rail yard’s future For years, neighbors of the massive rail...

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In Midtown, boutique apartment building flip is inspired by—of all things—Studio 54
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In Midtown, boutique apartment building flip is inspired by—of all things—Studio 54

Mix of Piedmont Avenue rentals will actually encourage Airbnb use when tenants are away The borderline NSFW motto—“It’s not the size of the unit,...

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Midtown, Ansley Park leaders irked over potential Colony Square ‘land grab’
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Midtown, Ansley Park leaders irked over potential Colony Square ‘land grab’

Emails between North American Properties and other officials show an important disconnect, neighbors contend North American Properties’s Colony...

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GDOT claims five acres of Doraville mixed-use site for toll lanes project
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GDOT claims five acres of Doraville mixed-use site for toll lanes project

Hundreds more properties could be impacted by the multi-billion-dollar transportation overhaul The Georgia Department of Transportation has...

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As funding wanes, Memorial Drive Corridor improvement initiative fizzles
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As funding wanes, Memorial Drive Corridor improvement initiative fizzles

The program helped guide more than $1.5 billion in private investment to the busy thoroughfare Over the past few years, the Memorial Drive corridor...

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Bird is introducing monthly e-scooter rentals. Will it fly in Atlanta?
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Bird is introducing monthly e-scooter rentals. Will it fly in Atlanta?

Rates in launch city San Francisco are $24.99 per month The leading company in Atlanta’s e-scooter phenomenon—or what some might call an epidemic...

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Hulsey Yard neighbors overwhelmingly want green space instead of rail hub
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Hulsey Yard neighbors overwhelmingly want green space instead of rail hub

CSX isn’t selling the property, but a pop-up studio is planned for May to help steer (potential) redevelopment A rail yard wedged between...

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West of Midtown, adaptive-reuse vision moves forward for 11-acre strip center
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West of Midtown, adaptive-reuse vision moves forward for 11-acre strip center

New York developer plans to transform midcentury warehouses across the street from Topgolf A New York-based developer is hoping to ride the wave of...

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Three communities across Atlanta team with architects to envision new downtown hubs
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Three communities across Atlanta team with architects to envision new downtown hubs

Part of the “Open Studio” event, TSW offered pro bono services to Brookhaven, Clarkston, and Atlanta/West End CID If the cities of Brookhaven,...

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Development tidbits: What’s happening (and isn’t) around intown Atlanta right now
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Development tidbits: What’s happening (and isn’t) around intown Atlanta right now

The skinny on prospective projects in Midtown, Sweet Auburn, and Atlantic Station Tips from curious Atlantans have long been the lifeblood of this...

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Near Mercedes-Benz’s HQ, massive Aria project rolls out townhome, loft phase
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Near Mercedes-Benz’s HQ, massive Aria project rolls out townhome, loft phase

More than 200 residences have sold at this three-section Sandy Springs venture, developer reports Continuing a theme of English Arts and Crafts...

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Battle over Blandtown concrete plant fizzles, but legal melee could ensue
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Battle over Blandtown concrete plant fizzles, but legal melee could ensue

Neighbors of the proposed West Midtown project say it could increase traffic and be a cancer for the environment Blandtown residents’ efforts to...

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Renderings: Downtown apartment tower atop existing parking garage to launch next month
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Renderings: Downtown apartment tower atop existing parking garage to launch next month

Dubbed “Ascent Peachtree,” unique project with affordability component aims to fill residential void It might not qualify as one of downtown’s...

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As high-end apartments move forward, Clayton County residents fret gentrification
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As high-end apartments move forward, Clayton County residents fret gentrification

Newcomers paying market-rate would boost the local economy, say county officials It seems like only yesterday that some Clayton County residents...

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Photo tour: Reynoldstown’s Atlanta Dairies development is showing signs of life
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Photo tour: Reynoldstown’s Atlanta Dairies development is showing signs of life

Apartments are leasing, and a new coffee bar just opened at the Memorial Drive site At long last, Reynoldstown’s Atlanta Dairies mixed-use...

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Rookie developer plans Chosewood Park mixed-use build with ‘affordable’ housing
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Rookie developer plans Chosewood Park mixed-use build with ‘affordable’ housing

The complex would feature five residences, two commercial spaces, and just four parking spots Catty-corner from Chosewood Park’s Sawtell property,...

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