The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

November 13, 2008, 9am PST
According to the Urban Land Institute, there is no need for Atlanta to continue building; currently, there is more than four times more construction going on than there is office spaced being used.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 7, 2008, 10am PST
Desperate to sell dilapidated, foreclosed homes, as well as to lure in local governments willing to build affordable housing, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering those properties for just a dollar.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 17, 2008, 10am PDT
That's how landscape architect Edward L. Daugherty sees his job. “I think if there is a thread in my work, it’s to help people use the space that is available,” he says in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a retrospective of his work opens.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 6, 2008, 9am PDT
Plans to demolish three houses to make room for more parking have pitted residents against an Atlanta church, arguing that city's planning blueprint prohibits demolitions for new surface parking. The church has filed suit.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 30, 2008, 11am PDT
...so says one resident of Atlanta's Inman Park neighborhood, which has gone from deserted industrial buildings to dense, urban community in four years.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 16, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>City officials in Snellville, near Atlanta, claim they cannot stop the pending arrival of a new crematorium along a busy street and near homes.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 6, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Renee Lewis Glover, president and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority, reflects on the troubled history of housing projects in Atlanta, GA, as the last of its kind in the city is demolished.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 20, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue has surprised many in the state by reversing his position and pledging full support for commuter rail in metropolitan Atlanta.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 24, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>If you demolish a building, then recreate it exactly in a different spot, will it retain its original character? Atlantans may find out.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 8, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Water shortages have hammered the Atlanta region. But despite the drought, one real estate developer is planning to build a huge water park.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 26, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>A survey of residents in metro Atlanta shows that 58% of residents would support an additional 1-cent tax to fund public transit.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 4, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The long-running tri-state battle over water rights between Florida, Alabama and Georgia have yet to be resolved, so the federal government has announced its intentions to impose its own solution.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 19, 2008, 10am PST
<p>A proposal to demolish a local library and replace it with a shopping center has angered and mobilized artists in Atlanta who say the building does more for the community than the new revenue from the redevelopment ever will.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 12, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Lawmakers in Georgia are looking to loosen water restrictions, enabling people to fill their swimming pools and water their plants despite a statewide drought.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 8, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A federal court has ruled that Metropolitan Atlanta cannot increase its draw of water from Lake Lanier, a ruling viewed as a major victory for Alabama and Florida which has been quarreling with Georgia over the reservoir's water for years.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 6, 2008, 6am PST
<p>This opinion piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that the city has many reasons to support streetcar proposals.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 31, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A proposed streetcar system in Atlanta has raised many questions about feasibility and funding.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 12, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Citing staff inexperience, the head of Georgia's Department of Transportation has raised the idea of abandoning all of the state's toll road plans.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 9, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Plans are moving forward for Atlanta's broad Beltline project, including parkspace, mixed use development and transit. But this piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that a grand vision is needed to harness the momentum.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 3, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The expansive Beltline transit and parkspace development planned for Atlanta is being hindered by one man's lawsuits over the legality of the funding used to build it.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution