For Turner Field Neighborhood’s Future, Look To Its Past

For the future of Turner Field, take a lesson from the past. Bring Atlanta Streets Alive (& walkability) to Georgia Ave and let Summerhill shine.

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Up Next on The Suburban City

Readers, Let me preface this week by saying: I’m sorry. I haven’t been posting or providing you with content as much as I want to, but I have been working continually to fulfill my promise of shedding light on cities and sustainability. You’ll see the results of that labor soon, you have my word and […]

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The Streets Downtown

I’ve been thinking a lot about walking lately.  Last week I attended a walking tour of downtown led by PEDS’ Ian Sansom and Dr. Nancy Kropf, GSU’s Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Planning. The other attendees were a mixture of students and professors from Georgia State, local community members, and a planner from the […]

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On Tactical Urbanism (Briefly)

This morning I attended Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable, which was focused on the concept of “Tactical Urbanism” in Atlanta. For the uninitiated, tactical urbanism is the practice of temporarily reclaiming urban spaces dedicated to cars (i.e. parking lots, roads, street parking, etc.) and repurposing that space for other, more enjoyment-oriented uses instead. For instance, taking one lane […]

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