The Fulton County commission's decision to sell park land in one of the Southeast's wealthiest counties could set a precedent that would have far-reaching consequences for other government entities looking for solutions to a financial crisis.
Jun 24, 2006 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Georgia law targetting illegal immigrants drives legal residents away from buying homes.
Jun 21, 2006 The Los Angeles Times
Increased demand for water in the metropolitan Atlanta area is forcing the Atlanta Regional Commission to look to South Carolina and Tennessee for additional supplies.
Jun 6, 2006 Atlanta Business Chronicle
The success of Atlantic Station, a large scale mixed-use urban development, proves the need for a more pedestrian friendly environment in auto-dominated Atlanta.
May 25, 2006 The New York Times
In Buckhead, a 6,000 square foot Norman-style house dwarfs its 2,700 square foot neighbors, while the City Council's Zoning Committee defeats the moratorium on "McMansions".
May 11, 2006 Creative Loafing
Long the bane of developers and individual homebuilders alike, the Atlanta Bureau of Buildings now averages 40 to 80 days to provide building permits. Meanwhile, in suburban Gwinnett and Cobb Counties, the turnaround time is under one hour.
May 5, 2006 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Westside Village, a failed pet project of former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell, has been given a new lease on life through public incentives and private investment. Officials hope the revitalization of its downtrodden neighborhood will follow.
Apr 29, 2006 Creative Loafing Atlanta
Briarcliff Summit, built in 1925, has 200 units that are falling apart. Are the owners taking advantage of federal housing subsidies? Should the building be restored? If so, how will residents be impacted?
Apr 21, 2006 Creative Loafing Atlanta
National Public Radio covers the success of Glenwood Park, a new urbanist development in car-dependent Atlanta.
Apr 13, 2006 National Public Radio
The ambitious park and transit plan for the city shows promise, but will low-income residents be left behind, as has been the case with similar city planning projects?
Mar 31, 2006 Grist