Since the economic doldrums of 2010, the City of Atlanta alone has seen dozens of high-rise towers, thousands of single-family homes, and well over 30,000 new apartments and condos built. More than 50 million square feet of commercial space has been permitted—enough to make 25 Mercedes-Benz Stadiums, alongside a State Farm Arena or two.
But how much of that activity has been exceptional enough to make a lasting impression? To change how the city functions or perceives itself? To be deemed important?
Several adaptive-reuse projects completed across Atlanta this past decade could certainly qualify as important—Stockyards, Fulton Supply Lofts, Krog Street Market, the Beacon district, Ponce City Market, and Georgia Avenue among them. But this mapped list is meant to highlight ground-up creations, in no particular order.
All have Atlanta addresses, too. Even the one in Cobb County.Read More