OUR FAVORITE PLACES

Local architects weigh in on the area structures that move and inspire them

PIEDMONT CENTER photo: Courtesy Granite Properties

STORY: Adrianne Murchison

Once upon a time in the ’80s, Atlanta had a very minute skyline. Not so today. Now it’s something to be proud of, with tall, creatively designed buildings from downtown to Midtown to Buckhead and beyond. We asked several local architects to name some […]

STONE, STEEL, GLASS AND LIGHT

OLD AND NEW BEAUTY TAKE MANY FORMS IN THE AREA’S IMPRESSIVE ARCHITECTURE

STORY: Michael Jacobs

Poet John Keats wrote “beauty is truth,” but the truth in architecture is that beauty emerges from a balance of form and function. The beautiful buildings we’re highlighting in this issue range from more than a century to just a few months old, but all of them combine eye-catching features outside and in […]

REMEMBERING JOHN PORTMAN

AN ODE TO THE ACCLAIMED ARCHITECT WHO HELPED SHAPE ATLANTA

John Portman in front of a sculpture he created that stands outside SunTrust Plaza in downtown Atlanta. © 2004 Tom Hamilton; image courtesy The Portman Archives

John Portman in front of a sculpture he created that stands outside SunTrust Plaza in downtown Atlanta. © 2004 Tom Hamilton; image courtesy The Portman Archives

STORY: Kevin C. Madigan

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DREAM MACHINES

THE FANTASY CARS OF SIX NOTABLE ATLANTANS

Dream cars are as diverse as the people plugging along on Peachtree Road, so we asked several Atlanta-area celebrities familiar with Buckhead driving what wheels get their motors running.

Photos: Niko Karatassos: Sara Hanna; Corvette Stingray: dave_7, Lethbridge, Canada, via Wikimedia Commons

STORY: Michael Jacobs

 

NIKO KARATASSOS

President of Buckhead Life Restaurant Group

When […]

Vroom!

GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNING WITH OUR FIRST-EVER CARS ISSUE

PHOTO: Sara Hanna
PHOTO ASSISTANT: Scott Asano
STYLIST: Sara Mixon
WARDROBE: Ganni animal print maxi dress ($440), courtesy of Tootsies.
MODEL: Nina Darr, MP Management
MAKEUP: Sarai Mateo, The Standard
HAIR: Vincent Tobias, The Standard
VINTAGE CAR: Courtesy of Millard Choate

Shot on location at 430 Argonne Drive N.W., Atlanta 30305, currently available through James Simons at Harry Norman Realtors

When it comes to driving, there are […]

DRIVE ON DEMAND

VEHICLE SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAMS LET YOU GET BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A DIFFERENT CAR EACH DAY

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Ask anyone with a smartphone and chances are they subscribe to something: movies, podcasts or food delivery. These days, even luxury cars are available on demand. Auto subscription programs offer a new alternative to leasing or buying a vehicle. For a flat monthly fee, members gain access to a fleet […]

CAR TALK

WE TEST DRIVE EIGHT VEHICLES FOR EVERYONE FROM SOCCER MOMS TO SPEED DEMONS

BENTLEY BENTAYGA V8

STORY: Mary Welch

A car rarely is about just getting you from point A to point B. Rather, a car is a calling card of sorts, a conveyance of your station in life, whether it screams “midlife crisis” or “I’ve got three kids and two dogs.” It’s a way to […]

PUTTIN’ ON THE GLITZ

ATLANTA’S ANNUAL CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AUTO SHOW KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR

Look but don’t touch: A one-of-a-kind Bugatti Aerolithe valued at $5 million will be on display. Photo: Drew Phillips

STORY: Kevin C. Madigan

A one-of-a-kind 1935 Bugatti Aerolithe, currently insured for $5 million, is just one of the many unique cars set to be featured at the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance auto show during the weekend of […]

RISING STARS – THE CLASS OF 2019

SEVEN ATLANTANS OUTSTANDING IN THEIR FIELDS

PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

We have no lack of talented and successful individuals in our fair city. The residents we chose as this year’s cream of the crop are proof positive that Atlanta is a place that breeds smart, motivated, creative people who are getting things done and making a name for themselves in the process. Read on to find out the stories […]

JESSICA DAVIS

OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, NEST STUDIO

Wardrobe: Marchesa Notte dress, courtesy of Tootsies; Steve Madden shoes, courtesy of Macy’s; Milan ring and earrings, Variety ring and Simon G bracelet, courtesy of Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford

Jessica Davis is a perfect example of hard work and determination paying off. The self-described “design geek” was born in Australia and grew up in Dallas and […]