Atlantic News

How the Arts Rose Up in Atlanta

Aug 03, 2018

The thousands who cheer at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when the Atlanta Falcons’ pre-game rituals build to the rousing slogan, “Rise Up,” probably are not thinking at that moment of how well this describes the way Atlanta built its wealth as a center of art. But many, many of them would be familiar with the story. There’s … Continue reading…


The New Magnetism of City Living

Jul 22, 2018

Human-scaled urban design and planned neighborhood communities where living, working, and playing proceed without a commute are the positive attractions that call more and more people to the centers of cities here in America. In our nation, and especially here in Atlanta, the worldwide urban migration of the 21stCentury is a choice people make in … Continue reading…


Atlanta’s New Luxury

Jun 12, 2018

A well know luxury Jet company just launched nine new models of private jets over the course of just five years. For the design of the interiors, the most sought-after design studio in the world at that time based its recommendations on a big concept they called The New Luxury. The thesis of this design … Continue reading…


Anywhere from Here

Jun 03, 2018

When the lore of modern Atlanta started to spread nationwide, oh, about 40 years ago, when college campuses started to buzz with the word that Atlanta was where the new cool was growing, one of the smart places to plan your career, part of that lore was that the largest ski club in America was … Continue reading…


Midtown Crane Watch

May 25, 2018

The Birds of Another Kind of Paradise When the number of projects under construction increases from 18 to 23 within the 1.2-square-mile center of Atlanta, the only way to go is up. And the condos for sale in Midtown Atlanta have an exceptional view. In fact, crane-watching is a longtime diversion in our busy midtown, … Continue reading…


The Perks of Condo Living

May 07, 2018

When people choose to make their home in a condominium, it’s a little like a corporation that outsources the processes in which they are not interested or expert. If you love mowing the lawn, or commuting, or dealing with plumbers and electricians, then a free-standing home is fertile ground. Many bright spots, too, come with … Continue reading…


Atlanta Festivals Welcome Spring

Apr 20, 2018

Yes, there is spring in Atlanta. Our well-known warmth has already begun by Memorial Day, and the “depths” of winter are neither as low nor as long as people endure in most cities. But still there is a time, even in Atlanta, when people gladly put away their sweaters and jackets and look to the … Continue reading…


More Green-space to Come

Apr 06, 2018

More Green-space to Come  It’s another story of working together. The City, the Friends of Atlanta Waterworks Park, the Upper Westside Community District, the Department of Watershed Management, and the Berkeley Park Neighborhood Association got together with the help of a former Atlanta City Council member who just wouldn’t stop serving. Through this cooperation, our city can … Continue reading…


Westside Reservoir Park

Mar 14, 2018

Digging the Modern: Quarry Yards Rising Even in its first phase, the project known as Quarry Yards will be a $400 million investment in the obvious future that is west of Midtown. The offices, residences, retail, restaurants, and hotel we’ll see there are coming with a design principle that’s the best of what’s called Modern. … Continue reading…


Where to Go for a Cup of Joe – Midtown

Feb 26, 2018

Where to Go for a Cup of Joe The legendary enterprise and sheer energy of Atlanta got a few new lessons when the young, creative, and entrepreneurial took root among the enticing condos for sale in Midtown Atlanta. There’s no use reminding them that there was once a time when coffee companies worried that consumption … Continue reading…


School Spotlight

Feb 16, 2018

School Spotlight: Vision and Opportunity in Midtown Anyone who’s watched the Atlanta skyline over the past few years can tell you that the features that were once familiar are changing. Twenty towers are emerging from the broad-shouldered backdrop. The profile we would present in a picture postcard today includes new contours, and the energy behind … Continue reading…


Westside Getting Greener – Lots Greener

Feb 07, 2018

A new chapter of the Atlanta Beltline Master Plan is slated to open next year, and when it is fully developed, it will offer Atlanta residents and visitors a scenic, active green space that’s 100 acres larger than even Piedmont Park. Already approved and funded by the city council, the first phase of the Westside … Continue reading…