That's where Sugar Hill, Georgia is headed, says City Manager Bob Hail. He says, "You can live here, work here and you can play here. That's the whole idea."
Apr 28, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Fast Company released their annual "Fast Cities" issue, featuring 12 cities the editors believe are taking innovative approaches. Savannah, Georgia was chosen for its Neighborhood Renaissance Savannah program, which cleans up abandoned homes.
Apr 25, 2010 Fast Company
A growing number of cities and towns in the Atlanta area are not only using social media, but using it innovatively, reports Shane Blatt.
Apr 3, 2010 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Budget cuts are dramatically reshaping many local governments. This piece from <em>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> looks at how the recession will restructure governments in the Atlanta area.
Mar 23, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Mary Our Queen Catholic Church in Norcross, Georgia needs a new building. Rather than build a modern box, they're moving a historic basilica all the way from Buffalo, New York, calling their strategy "preservation by relocation".
Mar 6, 2010 PlaceMakers blog
Dr. Lawrence Frank (U. of British Columbia) et.al. looked at Atlanta to make the connection between health reform and transportation reform, devising a clever 'energy index'. While the index rose in denser neighborhoods, it didn't in mixed-use ones.
Feb 19, 2010 Streetsblog
Officials in Atlanta are pushing forward with plans to build a streetcar, despite being left out of a recent federal stimulus-led package of transportation grants.
Feb 18, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
John Portman is a rare breed: an architect/developer. In his 60 years in the business, he developed retail centers, hotel atriums, and Atlanta's Peachtree Center. The Architect's Newspaper talked to him about his career.
Jan 28, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
2010 may turn out to be a landmark year for public transportation in the Atlanta metropolitan area, with legislation that could let municipalities levy sales tax increases to help fund transit projects.
Jan 28, 2010 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Negotiations between the states of Georgia, Alabama and Florida can remain secret, according to a recent federal ruling.
Jan 12, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution