Curbed Atlanta Atlanta Falcons brass have unveiled plans for a greenspace adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Stadium they say will reconnect historic Westside neighborhoods with downtown Atlanta. Coincidentally or not, the vision for The Home Depot Backyard emerged a couple of days after news broke about the latest construction delays for the Falcons’ new stadium. In any case, […]
How many aluminum cans does it take to build a home?
myAJC Rashawn Medley sits on the steps of her new home, imagining the moment her empty driveway will be filled with relatives arriving for, well, no particular reason. Family doesn’t need a reason to visit. It’ll be a heady moment for the 35-year-old single mother of two. For four years they’ve shared a one-bedroom apartment […]
Goodbye Georgia Dome, hello Atlanta’s newest public park
Mother Nature Network When it opens (knock on wood) this August, Mercedes-Benz Stadium — home of the Atlanta Falcons and host stadium of Super Bowl LIII in 2019 — will be as green as all get-out. From the 680,000-gallon rainwater cistern to the 4,000 solar panels to the three MARTA rail stations within a .7-mile walk from […]