Across the street from the Westside Provisions District, Tech hopes to develop 11.5 acres of former industrial land into a mixed-use precint with offices for tech start-ups, affordable housing, retail, and even a hotel.
Ten amazing "then-and-now" photos highlight how Atlanta has been reshaped over the last 150 years. While some scenes are hardly recognizable, others illustrate how the city has managed to save some of its old buildings.
This year, Atlanta experienced changes galore, as towers rose, old buildings came crashing down, transportation won big, and ambitious ideas materialized for how to make Atlanta even greater. Check out the highs, lows, and "whoas!" as the year winds down.
Work is underway to transform the street into a "smart corridor" with upgraded lighting, state-of-the-art traffic signals, and even the road itself — slated to be embedded with sensors capable of "talking" to the vehicles traversing it — getting smart features.
The grey skies and chilling wind couldn't put a damper on the celebration of construction on Coda at Tech Square yesterday, as hundreds gathered under tents on Armstead Place alongside what is already an active construction site for what probably shouldn't been called a "groundbreaking."
Along with the Crum & Forster Building’s facade, the project will include at least one of Portman’s distinctive mushroom columns, a massive breezeway, and what looks like a sizable outdoor television for Tech football games.
Construction is ramping up at Tech Square on Georgia Tech’s High Performance Computing Center, formally known as Coda. With the site cleared and fences up, the block-swallowing development is on track for a two-year timeline.
The western end of North Avenue hasn’t been as fortunate as the eastern reaches over the last few years, as Ponce City Market and the Beltline have brought massive changes in Old Fourth Ward. But "Technology Beehive" could be the first glimpse at a new sort of growth in English Avenue.
Since launching early this summer, the Relay bike share program has allowed users to log more than 9,000 miles around downtown Atlanta. Now, the program is aggressively expanding, with sights set on Midtown, Buckhead, and beyond!
Dorms aren't what they used to be. Renderings for The Standard, a private dorm rising on Spring Street, reveal posh accommodations which include a rooftop pool and clubhouse, while inside there will be a sauna, golf simulator, and tanning beds.
Construction fences have gone up around two buildings on West Peachtree Street in preparation for bulldozers to descend on the Midtown site. The buildings will be demolished for the construction of Georgia Tech's new Portman-designed Coda building.
Atlanta’s Planning Commissioner Tim Keane dreams big. In pursuit of those dreams, he asked a group of master’s students at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture to imagine the downtown Atlanta of the future. Their report envisions a brave new ATL.
The wrecking ball is one of Atlanta’s favorite development tools, clearing the way for new projects to replace old buildings. In the latest example of demo-driven development, a row of one-story commercial buildings has fallen for student housing.
Atlanta has long been a city with lackluster preservation standards. But lately, preservationists have taken successful stands in favor of historic buildings. The latest to benefit from the advocacy is the Engineer's Bookstore near Georgia Tech.
The Engineer's Bookstore has stood on Marietta Street across from Georgia Tech for more than 20 years. The building it occupies was built in 1930 as a Five- & Ten-Cent store serving the local community. But now, it could be demoed for a gas station.
Construction is finally ramping up on Georgia Tech’s campus to bring a dedicated north-south bike path to the western side of Midtown. While work began in April, a visit to the road revealed preparation for lane closures in the coming days.
A series of new and planned buildings on the Georgia Institute of Technology campus could breathe new life into the architectural feel of the 131-year-old institution. Here we examine five new or upcoming additions to the institution.
The long-anticipated High Performance Computing Center proposed at Tech Square is officially moving forward. At a press conference yesterday, the massive new development was christened "Coda," by representatives from Tech, Portman, and the City.
Local firm Lord Aeck Sargent, in partnership with Miller Hull, has been selected as the winner of a design competition to bring an incredibly eco-friendly building to Georgia Tech. Plans call for work to commence on the "Living Building" in 2017.