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Visual Journeys

Photo essays from all around the Southeast's rapidly changing capital of culture and commerce.

Photos: Touring the Atlanta Beltline’s first brand-new office building

With its rooftop vistas and top-shelf café, The Willoughby is a millennial-friendly hub in Old Fourth Ward.

Ode to Piedmont Park’s Noguchi ‘Playscapes’

One of the 20th Century’s most prominent sculptors designed playgrounds across the U.S., but he saw only Atlanta’s built.

The latest piece of Ponce City Market’s roof, RFD Social, in photos

With 1920s-era accents, yet another high-brow attraction debuts on the Beltline’s Eastside Trail.

Photo retrospective: Atlanta’s skyline through a half-century of changes

Between World War II and the Centennial Olympic Games, Atlanta was rendered unrecognizable.

A journey to Atlanta’s exquisitely weird Doll’s Head Trail

Found-art installations around a former DeKalb County brickworks make for one surreal, spooky experience.

The Hotel Clermont’s hard-fought return to grace

Explore a revived Atlanta landmark on the eve of its official unveiling.

Touring Marcel Breuer’s Central Atlanta Library, prior to renovations

A distinctive—if not universally beloved—downtown Atlanta icon faces an uncertain future.

First look: Hanover Buckhead Village tower is ready for pool-party season

Glassy, angled, and posh, the 21-story project replaced a parking lot neighboring Buckhead Theatre.

13 photos: Memorial Drive’s impressive metamorphosis today

Along one of Atlanta’s most rapidly changing corridors, a photographic tour from downtown to Reynoldstown.

Photos: Explore Atlanta’s freshly opened Proctor Creek Greenway trail

Initial stretch of the Westside path is a journey through nature and postindustrial relics.

Photos: Shaky Knees six rocks the Old Fourth Ward

Three-day festival featuring Jack White, The National, Tenacious D, and more took a temporary hiatus from Centennial Olympic Park.

Photos: 15 years later, Glenwood Park remains a sustainable intown gem

A photographic ode to a smart yet unsung Atlanta neighborhood designed with people in mind.

Explore the Atlanta Beltline’s recently acquired Southside Trail in 60 photos

The forthcoming, 4.5-mile Beltline piece offers a fascinating tapestry of landscapes.

Photos: Touring Sandy Springs’s new downtown as it readies for debut

Vision calls for City Springs district to be the new civic and cultural "heartbeat" for this growing Perimeter hub.

Photographic homage to Atlanta’s Cabbagetown, a street mural paradise

Behold a sampling of the eastside neighborhood’s most vibrant walls, in 15 photos.

Touring Kirkwood’s first major dose of apartments in ages

Five years in the making, The Kirkwood is eyeing a debut in coming months.

Photos: State Farm campus is shining example of transit-centric growth in ATL ’burbs

Growing Dunwoody campus illustrates Perimeter urbanization with MARTA link.

Where downtown Atlanta’s highway-capping Stitch would go, in photos

Enjoy/endure a visual exploration of the city-dividing Connector gulley, a year and a half after The Stitch plans emerged

Photos: A fair-weather walk around Atlanta’s feisty, funky Little Five Points

15 photos from L5P and neighboring streets for no f***king reason.

Photos: A look inside NCR’s new global headquarters in Midtown

The high-tech office features a two-story gym, food hall-type market, and sprawling terrace.

Wandering Atlanta’s charming Historic College Park in 15 photos

Following another strong Curbed Cup showing, it’s time to pay this south ITP city a visual visit.

Photos: Touring Atlanta’s Bellwood Quarry, before its transition to a public park

Future Atlanta Beltline jewel is prepping for public use—and life as a crucial water reservoir—next year.

The ancient splendor of Atlanta’s Westview Cemetery in 15 photos

A visual ode to the Southeast’s largest cemetery, an intown gem.

Photos: John Portman’s downtown Atlanta legacy

Across 14 blocks, the buildings of Peachtree Center trace the growth of Atlanta—and one ambitious Atlantan’s vision—through the years.

Photos: Georgia Dome rubble, like 2017, is quickly going away

A final, photographic salute to an Atlanta icon.

Photos: Midtown Atlanta in white with season’s first snow

The metro got a visit from Winter Storm Benji, bringing a few inches of Devil’s Dandruff to a non-berserk region.

Photos: Georgia Dome implosion doesn’t quite go as planned

Decades of sports history (almost) reduced to rubble, memories, in just a few moments.

Photos: the evolution of a massive HENSE mural at Midtown’s Icon tower

Atlanta’s tallest recent sky-rise nears finish, with goal of being colorful gateway to city’s arts district.

Photos: Georgia Dome prepped for next week’s implosion

Next Monday, demolition crews will bring an explosive end to the Dome’s 25-year run.

40 photos: inside Summerhill’s historic commercial strip as redevelopment begins

In shadow of former Turner Field, rows of neglected structures with huge potential begin to show signs of life.

Photos: the eerie beauty of Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery, at night

An October ode to the final resting place of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, many other souls.

Photos: Lee+White warehouse redo is taking shape along Beltline’s Westside Trail

Like the newest Beltline section, West End adaptive-reuse project is now welcoming the general public.

Photos: Decatur has a thing for gloriously artful traffic signal boxes

Nearly 30 eclectic, vibrant works have popped up around the ITP city, echoing other initiatives around the country.

The beautiful side of Atlanta traffic, in 12 photos

Traffic in Atlanta is generally an unsightly mess. Until you slow it ... way ... way ... down.

Photos: Inside Larkin on Memorial progress in Grant Park

Latest project by team behind Krog Street Market is eyeing a fall debut.

Now finished: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of Falcons and United, in 27 photos

After three years of construction (and several delays), let the games begin.

Photos: Beltline’s newest stretch boasts a wonderland of street murals, graffiti

Recent Wylie Street mural additions join a street-art menagerie along Beltline’s latest finished leg in Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown.

Photos: touring the next-level amenities of Atlanta’s latest Modera tower

Move-ins have commenced at this Eighth Street luxury project where onsite perks—the rooftop dog park, for instance—are pretty much ridiculous.

Photos: Vine City’s flood-solving, centerpiece park has launched construction

Development of two parks comes as investment ramps up and more Atlantans call the neighborhoods flanking downtown home.