By Harley F. Etienne,Barbara Faga

Some towns stay away from swap. Others settle for it. Atlanta pursues it.

More than the other significant U.S. urban, Atlanta on a regular basis reinvents itself. From the Civil War's devastation to the 1996 Olympic growth to the present housing problem, the city's background is a cycle of upward thrust and fall, damage and resurgence.

In Planning Atlanta, dozen making plans practitioners and inspiration leaders carry the tale to lifestyles. jointly they hint the improvement of initiatives like Freedom freeway and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. They study the affects of race kinfolk on making plans and coverage. They discover Atlanta's function as a 19th-century rail hub — and because the domestic of the world's busiest airport. They probe the city's financial and environmental becoming pains. they usually glance towards new plans that might form Atlanta's subsequent incarnation.

Read Planning Atlanta and find a urban the place swap is often within the wind.

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