Millions of square feet of offices and retail and nearly 3,000 residential units could be in store for the parking lots surrounding Turner Field. GSU and their development partners have revealed major plans to be built out by 2031.
When the Braves annouced they were decamping to Cobb County, speculation immediately started as to what would be in the future for Turner Field. Now that GSU and Carter are redeveloping the sit, the proposal for RitaWorld Pearl Kingdom has been released.
While the Braves ready for their opening season at SunTrust Park, Georgia State University and developer Carter are wasting no time on their vision for the adaptive-reuse of Turner Field and surrounding parking lots.
This year, people all over the world overshared their lives on Instagram from places like San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art, DC’s Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the Miami Zoo, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. However, in Atlanta, we were busy partying.
Sunday night marked the end of an era, as the last pitch was hurled at Turner Field, fans chopped one final time, and Braves icon Hank Aaron helped dig out home plate and deliver it in a pimped-out minibus to Cobb County. Games start there soon.
Atlanta will soon be without an MLB team for the first time in 50 years as the Braves pack up and head to Cobb County. With five decades of history in Mechanicsville, including 20 years at the Ted, what is going to be the hardest thing to leave?
The Rio Olympic cauldron lighting was pretty spectacular — while no Muhammad Ali Atlanta Games moment, the cauldron itself was psychedelic, paired with a rotating silver mobile. Meanwhile, Atlanta is left with an overgrown McDonald's fry container.
With just over two months left of Braves baseball at Turner Field (there’s really no question about the Braves' postseason), a lot of questions remain about The Ted’s fate come this fall and beyond. But a new LCI plan provides plenty of hints.
While things might not be going so well for the Braves during their last season at Turner Field, the ball is officially moving on the redevelopment of the site come fall. GSU and Carter will take control of the site at the end of baseball season.
Three schemes have been unveiled for the revitalization of the area around The Ted, each recognizing the sites of the former stadiums while creating walkable neighborhoods. The designs propose an array of development around parks and new streets.
Without a transit alternative, accessing the new stadium could be a total crapshoot. There doesn't appear to be a firm plan for moving visitors into the stadium. Just an underfunded — and likely to be underutilized — pededtrian bridge, and a prayer.