City Studio Events

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Lunchtime Forum: Urban Renewal Downtown

Grab your lunch and join us at our Peachtree Street Re-Imaged Exhibit (next to Salata and Time to Escape at Peachtree Center) to hear from Irene Way, a professor at Kennesaw State who's written all about John Portman and the creation of Peachtree Center as a "City within a City."

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Peachtree Street Re-Imaged

The exhibit, featuring works from plein air artists, photographers, vintage photography (from the Atlanta History Center), and designs from the Atlanta City Studio, will run until April 3rd at The Hub in Peachtree Center (next to Time to Escape).

The exhibit is hosted by the City of Atlanta Department of City Planning (DCP) along with partners Atlanta History Center, Peachtree Center (owned and managed by Banyan Street Capital) and Atlanta Downtown Improvement District.


Build Small, Live Large

April 4, 2019,6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tony Pope, co-founder of Atelier 7, an architectural design firm will present his firm’s exploration into this fascinating world of Shipping Container Housing and how to leverage this unique building technology into Affordable Housing and ADU structures.  Accessory Dwelling Units or ADUs are becoming popular in the US as people are looking for flexible housing scenarios or ways to augment revenue streams by providing rental units. City of Atlanta officials recently adopted a number of zoning updates that could pave the way for more “Innovative” housing types to be built in its neighborhoods.


Atlanta Streets Alive: Central

April 7th, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for the closing event of our Peachtree Re:Imaged exhibit at Hardy Ivy Park along the Atlanta Streets Alive route on Sunday April 7th. We will have our exhibit on display, come by to see it!

Department of City Planning Events


2019 Placemaking Program

DCP and the Trust for Public Land invite communities to submit applications to implement their placemaking ideas. If selected, projects may receive an initial budget ranging from $5,000 - $50,000 depending on the complexity of the project. More information can be found here:


NPU H Plan Community Meeting

March 26, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The NPU H Plan will represent the collective vision,  policies, and strategies that will serve as guide for future  development of NPUH. The Plan is a collaboration between Atlanta Councilmembers Dustin R. Hillis (District 9) and Andrea L. Boone (District 10), the Department of City  Planning, and NPU H. Come to the NPU H meeting on March 26 to hear more.