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How To Revitalize Atlanta

Recent plans for an ark-shaped aquarium and other tourism-oriented strategies have sparked debate over the best way to revitalize Atlanta.
July 10, 2003, 8am PDT | Connie Chung
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The city of Atlanta's latest revitalization plans include an ark-shaped aquarium in the New South area, and the relocation of the World of Coca-Cola Musuem right next to it. In a context in which even city boosters are admitting that "there is nothing to do" in Atlanta, the tourism-oriented strategy has still sparked some debate over the best way to revitalize Atlanta's urban core. Some say "the city should be doing more for its low-income residents, and worry about tourism second."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor

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