The exhibit features 20 photographs that capture the beauty and ruggedness of the landscape.
Advocates call the changes “modest.”
The folks at Blue Heron are intent on ensuring Atlanta lives up to its legacy as a green city.
Sometimes having a fresh set of eyes on where you live helps you better appreciate what works and what’s lacking. For me, those fresh set of eyes belonged to my sister, Elena Saporta; and my niece, Lily Consuelo Saporta Tagiuri, who came to spend the better part of a week visiting Atlanta and Georgia.
Anyone living near the Atlanta BeltLine’s Northeast Trail will be seeing changes to the pathway during their morning walk or bike ride. The Atlanta BeltLine team is moving forward with construction along Segment Two of the trail, which stretches from Westminster Dr. to Mayson St. Notably, this section will be the first to provide a […]
Atlanta on Tuesday advanced an amended long-range development plan that eliminates major objections raised by residents and instructs city planners to abide by state rules on community involvement in future planning.
Atlanta’s proposal to change social dynamics and housing prices in neighborhoods with single-family houses faces a rising number of challenges in the final days of debate.
The City of Atlanta is literally at a crossroads over how it will grow.
The John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest Preserve, in Sandy Springs, has been designated part of the Old-Growth Forest Network, a national network of mature forests that are protected, native and publicly accessible.
By Hannah Jones Murphey Candler Park has been a centerpiece of the Brookhaven community. It has served as a place where people could convene, tying the community together, but now it’s something that is tearing them apart. Murphey Candler Park is a 120-acre park in the City of Brookhaven that includes sports facilities, a series […]
By Guest Columnist GREG RAMSEY, founder of Village Habitat Design
Our last forests in and around Atlanta (The City of Trees) are under assault. Sites are needlessly being cut and scraped to further a suburban, conventional style development pattern that has consumed most of the woodlands and farms in and around Atlanta. We are left with a limited number of “forest enclaves” on the remaining private tracts of land, and they are awaiting a similar fate.
Nearly every tree surrounding the Darlington Apartments – 127 in all – on Peachtree Road will be cut down to make way for a new medical office building and garage.
When Wendy Kirkpatrick bought her Ansley Park house in 2017, she was drawn to community because of its history, its tree canopy and its quality of life.
Residents of a quiet neighborhood in Southwest Atlanta have to decide if they support or oppose a proposed multi-story housing development for senior citizens, one with a density that could bring the type of life-altering effects familiar in faster-growing parts of the city.
Atlanta continues to tinker with its ordinances to protect trees and the vaunted tree canopy. The city this month has partially protected the Tree Trust Fund and started discussing the formation of a forestry division to manage wooded land.
Atlanta’s Blue Heron Nature Preserve has started “Spread Your Wings,” a social distancing program with a broader purpose of expanding the preserve’s role as an urban ecology center oriented around a new three-mile trail system that traverses ridgelines across 30 acres in Buckhead.
Some fear Atlanta’s tree canopy won’t last.
If Atlanta is to save its precious tree canopy, there’s a lesson to be learned from the adversaries-turned-friends experience between environmentalist John Noel and developer Adam Brock.
A storm has been brewing within the Atlanta Planning Department’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).
By Guest Columnist DEBRA PEARSON, retired educator with Atlanta Public Schools Never in my lifetime have I witnessed such a strong societal response to a health crisis. I am a member of the age demographic that is most at risk for coronavirus infection. I have thus been sequestered in my home for several days. Yet, I […]