Discussion – Development of Metropolitan Atlanta
Come to the final discussion in the Urban-Studies Brown-Bag Series on Wednesday, March 23rd, Noon – 1:00pm, in Sparks Hall 344. Dr. Timothy Crimmins, an Emeritus Professor of History and Director of the Center for Neighborhood and Metropolitan Studies at Georgia State University, will trace the development of Metropolitan Atlanta over the past 210 years, including discussion of the creation of the principal governmental jurisdictions, the development of transportation infrastructure, the 19th- and early twentieth-century city core, and the metropolitanization of Atlanta region in the late 20th-century.
Check out some of these resources on Atlanta and city planning:
- Transporting Atlanta: The mode of mobility under construction, by Miriam Fiedler Konrad
- What kind of metropolitan areas do we want? Challenges, promises, and pitfalls in redevelopment, DVD
- Race, place, and identity: Examining place identity in the racialized landscape of Buckhead, GA, GSU Dissertation by Robert Edward Cochran
- Moving beyond sprawl: The challenge for metropolitan Atlanta, by Margaret Pugh
- Sprawl city: Race, politics, and planning in Atlanta, by Robert D. Bullard, Angel O. Torres, and Glenn S. Johnson