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Mercedes-Benz Stadium

August 21, 2019, 6am PDT
The bridge was touted as a connection between downtown and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but it is more a reflection of the city’s misplaced fiscal and planning priorities.
Curbed Atlanta
August 3, 2019, 7am PDT
The sage over The Gulch development project—soon to be renamed Centennial Yards—will continue after project opponents filed an appeal of a June court decision upholding public financing for the project.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 9, 2019, 8am PDT
A $5 billion redevelopment project in Atlanta, named Centennial Yards, will receive substantial public support.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 3, 2019, 1pm PST
Traffic and cars play a central role in the social media chatter surrounding the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
Planetizen
February 3, 2019, 11am PST
The hot dogs cost $1,999,999,998 less than the stadium, and either $199,999,998 or $699,999,998 less than taxpayers invested in the stadium.
CBS News
February 3, 2019, 9am PST
The pedestrian bridge connecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium to a nearby transit stop won't be open in time for the Super Bowl, despite the city allocating an additional $12 million in funding for exactly that goal.
Curbed Atlanta
February 26, 2018, 5am PST
Galleries and clubs ponder inevitable change and gentrification in South Atlanta as developers show interest.
Creative Loafing
December 7, 2017, 9am PST
A $24 million price tag for a "loopy-lop" pedestrian bridge for Atlanta Falcons fans is called in to question.
Saporta Report