Atlanta City Design

Atlanta Park

Tim Keane, Atlanta Planning Commissioner, Headed to a New City

Tim Keane, who has led the Atlanta Department of City Planning since 2015, is set to take a new job in a new city.

February 1, 2022 - Axios Atlanta

Buckhead, Atlanta

Atlanta City Council Adopts Amended Version of the City's New Comprehensive Development Plan

What started out as an ambitious example of planning and zoning reforms has been trimmed back to respond to opposition from neighborhood groups—and the threat of secession from one neighborhood in particular.

October 31, 2021 - SaportaReport


Widespread Neighborhood Opposition to Atlanta's Comprehensive Development Plan

A generational comprehensive planning effort hangs in the balance in the city of Atlanta.

October 24, 2021 - SaportaReport

Town Homes

Atlanta's Pro-Density 'Comprehensive Development Plan' Stalls in City Council

Planning is politics, an Atlanta case study.

October 4, 2021 - SaportaReport

Buckhead, Atlanta

Debating Atlanta's 'City Design Housing' Reform Movement

One of the most ambitious zoning reform efforts in the country is still in early stages, and the public has taken notice.

March 18, 2021 - Buckhead Reporter

Atlanta, Georgia

First Wave of Affordable Housing Bonds Ratified in Atlanta

A down payment on a $100 million investment in affordable housing is moving forward in Atlanta.

January 6, 2021 - The Atlanta Voice

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta to Tackle Affordability by Zoning Reform

A new initiative designed to implement the goals of the One Atlanta Housing Affordability Action Plan was announced last week in Atlanta.

December 7, 2020 - The Atlanta Voice


'Atlanta City Design' Book Makes a Plan for Equity

Two of the most prominent planners in Atlanta have released a book to help set an agenda for equity as the city grows in the next two decades.

September 27, 2017 - Next City

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