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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)
Built Environment Analysis: The People of the Environment
The Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter, the largest in the city of Atlanta, has faced threats of closure from city officials since its inception. Mayor Kasim Reed now spearheads the crusade to terminate its utilization, and the shelter may be closed wit (More)
MLK Memorial Marta Station
Past the Penci (More)
Image: Audio Tours
Automated tours available to visitors The availability of these tours (More)
Image: Monument
The monument stands at the end of a long cobblestone walkway, and impresses upon visitors for its height as they approach. To the right of the monument begins the expanse of Confederate gravestones, organized like those in Arlington. The Confederate (More)
Image: Gravesite
Tombstone near entrance to cemetery This grave is near (More)
Signage: Tree Tag
Tree tag that identifies the species of tree, on many at Oakland Ce (More)
Signage: Historic Marker
The historic marker details the history of the cemetery, and its cultural significance to the city of Atlanta. The sign objectively characterizes the history and role of the cemetery, without any reaction to the segregation of races. There is a recur (More)
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