Atlanta’s skyline, stretching from downtown to Perimeter Center (and even through the Ga. Highway 400 corridor to Alpharetta, sort of), has been a long time in the making.
A visual history lesson began more than a century-and-a-half ago, today's skyline is comprised of buildings that predate any living Atlantan — and many other structures just being born.
This development cycle has significantly changed the built landscape of Atlanta, with loads of new buildings constructed in Midtown and Buckhead, though none have been true sky-piercers yet. As the evolution continues, let's ponder these images that illustrate just how drastically things have changed in the last 150 years.
And now for some modern-era scenes ...