Moderated by Rick Badie
Today, an Atlanta city councilwoman writes about efforts to retool a state road that links downtown Atlanta with Stone Mountain. Georgia Tech students studying urban design are working with residents, business owners and others to “imagine a new Memorial Drive.” Another guest writer highlights an emerging sliver of southwest Gwinnett County as a new regional hub of the entertainment industry. Finally, a veterans advocate sees employment opportunities in manufacturing for our returning servicemen and women.
Imagine a new, improved Memorial Drive
By Natalyn Archibong
Memorial Drive, the east-west spine that connects Atlanta’s iconic Peachtree Street to DeKalb’s Stone Mountain Freeway, often evokes negative and positive impressions.