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The Children's Museum of Atlanta Brings Hope
The statue in front of the main entrance of the museum. When I arrived at (More)
Built Environment Analysis
In 1999, the Atlanta BeltLine was first proposed in a graduate thesis by Georgia Tech student Ryan Gravel. The idea was to connect multiple neighborhoods within Atlanta with one long trail that would be built over old Atlanta train rail corridors, an (More)
Lasting Effects on Downtown
Since around 2009, the Georgia State campus has extended its borders to include a larger part of the city. Instead of dominating the area, however, the university and the downtown area have a largely symbiotic relationship. The university has very cl (More)
From Night School to Research University
Around the early 1900s, people in the United States were becoming more and more educated. With the demanding nature of the working class job, most Americans found it difficult to further their education. As a result the Georgia Institute of Technolog (More)
The Interactive Campus
The expansion of Georgia State throughout the city is clear when walking around the downtown sector. The open-style campus extends from MLK Jr. Drive, across from the capitol, all the way down to Broad Street, going as wide to Bell Street and Undergr (More)
Make Old Buildings Great Again
Adaptive Reuse: History and Atlanta Though a recent term, adaptive reuse as a concept dates back to the mid-twentieth century, springing out of the urban planning war being waged by New York urban planners Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs. Evaluating wh (More)
Built Environment Description 4 (Final)
The Beltline began as a project entirely about the public, where plans were not made without first consulting the communities already existing where the Beltline would go. As time has passed however, the rosy promise of the Beltline has faded for (More)
The Relationship Between the University and Its City: How Georgia State is Shaping Downtown Atlanta
My parents choose to move to Johns Creek, Georgia because they heard it had excellent schools. They associated the quality of the town with the quality of the school. At the lower education level, good schools are synonymous with good neighborhoods. (More)
Built Environment Analysis (Final Draft)
The Beltline project in Atlanta has created a spectrum of feelings amongst its citizens. Some have strongly supported the project since it (More)
Urban Resurrection: Adaptive Reuse in the City of Atlanta
trouble in urban paradise Why buy a brand new car if you can just as easily buy it used? Why purchase new clothing if it can just as easily be thrifted? This basic principle of consignment stores and used car dealerships  can be universally applied (More)
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