Tallest Skyscraper in 30 Years Proposed in Midtown Atlanta

If approved, a 61-story tower would be the tallest built in Atlanta in three decades.

November 11, 2021, 5:00 AM PST

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction


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Josh Green reports on new plans presented to Atlanta's Midtown Development Review Committee that propose building the city's tallest skyscraper in 30 years on the site of a U.S. Post Office building and parking lot recently purchased by the developer, Rockefeller Group. The 61-story tower would have 350 residential units, 212,000 square feet of office space, and 6,600 square feet of retail.

Elsewhere plans call for a two-story bike room, and a curb cut along 12th Street that project leaders want to widen from 24 to 39 feet to allow for easier below-grade loading. The majority of the tower’s base would be activated with either restaurant space, or separate lobbies for residences and offices.

The committee will continue to review the project's design. See the source article for an image gallery and more details.

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