Crane-watching in Atlanta doesn’t get much better than the Howell Mill Road corridor right now.
Across the Upper Westside Improvement District, a special governmental entity formed by commercial property owners and approved by the City of Atlanta in 2016, more than $1.3 billion in development is moving forward right now, officials recently told Curbed Atlanta.
The bulk of that is centered in a few short blocks around Howell Mill, where a half-dozen, large-scale projects are altering the landscape in very noticeable ways.
A passerby could toss a baseball from one big construction site to the next.
This week, we braved the pollen to set out and chronicle what the rapidly changing area looks like right now—and how renderings predict it’ll look soon.