Throughout the 21st century, Atlanta weathered racial unrest and pushed forward major public initiatives largely through a quiet, biracial coalition of business leaders. This biracial cooperation between business elites has come to be known as “The Atlanta Way.”
On Aug. 28, Sam Williams, a professor at Georgia State’s more »
Friday, Oct. 2 Knowles Conference Center • 85 Park Place NE • Atlanta, GA 30303
This summer marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic storm that reshaped the way cities across the United States and internationally talk about urban vulnerability and plan for resilience. Katrina’s Legacy conference will examine critical issues in the… more »
Phoenix Cities: Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster Past Programs Panama’s Explosive Urban Growth (La Ciudad de Panama, Panama 2007) Property, the Environment, and Cultural Diversity in Colombia (Bogota, Colombia 2008) Private and Public Lands in the Post-Colonial North American West (Denver, Colorado 2008) The Use and Control… more »
Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (March 31-April 5)
This Study Space Program took place in Istanbul, Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop, in which scholars from a variety of disciplines come together with government and private sector professionals to develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges being faced in… more »
Land Use Law, Housing and Discrimination in European Cities (Nov. 7, 2012)
Dr. Juli Ponce Sole, Professor of Law and Vice Dean at the University of Barcelona, presented to the Urban Fellows students and faculty. He is an expert on urban law and policy, especially on affordable housing issues.
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law is co-sponsoring Study Space VI, “Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment” from March 31–April 6 in Istanbul.
At the weeklong workshop, scholars and government and private sector professionals work together to develop solutions to the host… more »
ATLANTA — Juli Ponce Sole, professor of law and vice dean at University of Barcelona School of Law, will speak at noon Wednesday, Nov. 7, on “Land Use Law, Affordable Housing & Discrimination in European Cities,” through Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the… more »
Jennifer Ball, vice president of planning and economic development for Central Atlanta Progress, discussed the overall plan and vision for downtown Atlanta at the first Urban Fellows breakfast on Aug. 28.
Ball began by briefly describing Central Atlanta Progress’s overall plan for Atlanta. At the heart of this plan is the Imagine Downtown initiative, a… more »
ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has co-written the first handbook on the Transfer of Development Rights programs.
TDR programs are an innovative planning tool, enabling the preservation of open spaces, historical sites or buildings, and farmland by shifting the development rights on those parcels to other parcels… more »