Openings, expansions and exciting new developments are happening daily in Atlanta. From specialized, interactive museums to luxurious mixed-use development projects and futuristic transportation offerings, here is a list of new developments on the horizon.
- Krog Street Market: Mixed-use development that will feature a 12,000 square-foot 'epicurean center,' a true market where local vendors of any kind can sell goods. Schedule to open in late 2013.
- SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Georgia and Typhoon Twister at Six Flags White Water
- SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel: Located at the south end of Centennial Olympic Park, this 200-foot high ferris wheel is equipped with 42 gondolas capable of holding up to six people each. The flight lasts 15 minutes and provides a breathtaking view of the city.
- Hotel Atlanta: Hotel ATL, a former Days Inn property, is a 263-room hotel that will provide conventioneers with a unique downtown hotel property that will feature an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, bar and 2,000 square feet of meeting space.
- Buckhead Atlanta Project: The project will include more then 80 high-end retail stores, restaurants and other tenants.
- Streetcars Come to Downtown Atlanta: The Atlanta Streetcar project will transport visitors from the convention corridor downtown to the east side of the city, passing the city's top attractions and winding through in-town neighborhoods.
- National Center for Civil and Human Rights: This 30,000-square-foot Center will provide the first venue in the world where visitors can learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement, contemporary human rights movements and how they are connected. The Center will feature a meeting and performance space for artistic and educational programming and will eventually add additional exhibit space and an auditorium.
- The Delta Flight Museum: In honor of its upcoming 86th anniversary, Delta Air Lines Inc. is embarking on a more than $6 million renovation of its corporate museum; a roughly 200,000-square-foot attraction housed in historic hangars at the company's Atlanta headquarters.
- College Football Hall of Fame: Slated to open in the fall, this 90-000-square-foot facility will feature 30,000 square feet of exhibit space, including a football field that can be purposed for events.
- Ponce City Market: This 2 million-square-foot structure, situated along the Atlanta BeltLine, will house a variety of dining, retail, office space and high-end apartments and is meant to be similar to Chelsea Market in New York.
- Porsche Customer and Driver Experience Center: Atlanta will be the new home for Porche's North American headquarters and North America's first Customer and Driver Experience Center. Located adjacent to the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal, the center will feature a test track, restaurant and shop for Porche-branded goods and will allow visitors to see, hear, feel and experience what it's like to drive a Porche automobile.
- Zoo Atlanta to Build Reptile House: This new amphibian and reptile house will replace the 51-year-old reptile house that is the oldest exhibit structure at the zoo.
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