“Summertime in Atlanta means glorious weather is here (provided that you can take the heat), festivals are popping like crepe myrtle blooms, and sunscreen is a necessity.

Average high temps in June, July, and August hover around the high 80s, so it’s the perfect climate for working on your tan and exploring the bounty of outdoor offerings metro Atlanta has to offer. Or for finding something cooler to do inside.

Mapped [in the link] below, find our recommendations for wonderful things to do this summer—both indoors and out—all across Atlanta.”

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When Ethan Orley bought the formerly decadent Hotel Clermont in 2012, the Atlanta landmark was in disarray, a mess of rusted plumbing, busted kitchenettes, heavy terra cotta walls, and dingy road-motel carpeting. So famous was the lodge’s nefarious past, Orley was surprised to not find it riddled with hypodermic needles.

“You’d have probably wanted to put a Hazmat suit on in here,” jokes Orley, a principal with developer Oliver Hospitality, seated in a floral-wallpapered corner of the cozy, boutique property.


Read more at: https://atlanta.curbed.com/2018/6/20/17479476/hotel-clermont-atlanta-renovation-photos-clermont-lounge


City officials are touting the collaboration on a planned hotel by Midtown’s Fox Theatre as an example of “better architecture in Atlanta.”

Top Atlanta developer Noble Investment Group is planning the dual-branded Marriott hotel on an existing surface parking lot at Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue. The other three corners at the intersection house historic buildings: the Fox, Georgian Terrace hotel and the Ponce Condominium.

Read more at: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2018/06/12/city-officials-hotel-project-by-midtown-s-fox.html

Director Raphael Sbarge, also known as an actor from films such as Risky Business, is chronicling the rich history, present plans, and projected future of the 27-acre complex that’s recently been used as the worn-down, gritty setting for action movies.

The property is slated for a $200 million redevelopment led by Pullman Yard owner Adam Rosenfelt, head of development and film production group Atomic Entertainment, as well as his wife and partner Maureen Meulen. He’s been a producer for films such as “Mr. Brooks” and “Waiting…”

Read more at: https://atlanta-curbed-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/atlanta.curbed.com/platform/amp/2018/5/24/17387138/documentary-pratt-pullman-yard-kirkwood-atlanta-hollywood

Druids Hills’s latest crop of multifamily dwellings has tapped the late Art Deco period for inspiration.

Around the corner from Emory University and the CDC, a pocket of townhomes and condos is taking shape that nods to the 1930s Art Moderne movement, echoing the historic Briar Hills condos from 1947 up the street.


Read more at: https://atlanta.curbed.com/2018/5/18/17368590/druid-hills-atlanta-sophia-townhomes-condos-sale-emory-art-moderne

link once, and it seems a full block of Memorial Drive has changed.

The vital east-west corridor linking East Lake, Kirkwood, Edgewood, Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, and more with downtown Atlanta is undergoing significant changes across several miles.

Read more at: https://atlanta.curbed.com/atlanta-photo-essays/2018/5/16/17358146/memorial-drive-atlanta-development-construction-photos

The growing roster of Midtown’s potentially skyline-altering towers is coming more sharply into focus.

As Atlanta’s seemingly indefatigable development cycle roars on, the crop of more than 40 projects in the 1.2-square-mile slice that is the Midtown Improvement District is adding sky-scraping, exclamation-point proposals that appear to have real momentum.

According to renderings put out by the Midtown Alliance, a high-rise project on a long-underused site across the Connector from Atlantic Station could be among the most visually interesting of them all.

Read more at: https://atlanta.curbed.com/atlanta-development/2018/5/10/17339506/midtown-atlanta-tower-midtown-union-jll