Digital edition: Read the August issue of INtown

Digital edition: Read the August issue of INtown

School may be back in session this month, but there is still plenty of summer and outdoor fun to be had around Intown. In the August issue, we have an update (and great photos) of the Piedmont Park expansion, a report on planned enhancements to the Peachtree Street bridges and MARTA stations in Midtown, an […]

Lifecycle Building Center encourages community donations

Lifecycle Building Center encourages community donations

The nonprofit Lifecycle Building Center (LBC) encourages community donations and actively salvages materials from renovation and demolition projects to sell at its retail store, 1116 Murphy Ave. It’s a great resource for do-it-yourselfers, home renovators, artists, film-set creators or anyone that needs dirt-cheap building materials and wants to help the environment. One of the shop’s biggest […]

Outdoor Rooms Are In

Outdoor Rooms Are In

Deep front and back porches are a Southern staple with Atlanta’s temperate climate, but many homeowners are looking to turn the porch into something with a bit more pizazz. Outdoor rooms – from kitchens to family rooms to trendy mini-cinemas – are sought after extra space by homebuyers, and builders and designers are responding. If […]

TimmyDaddy: Call Me Maybe

By Tim Sullivan (Editor’s Note: Tim Sullivan’s popular INtown Runaround has been a mainstay for the past two years, but he was ready to move on to a new project. The new TimmyDaddy column will focus on parenting and living in the city.) Kristen and I used to wear our indie rock tastes like a […]

Pretty Old House: Breathing new life into a home

By Wendy Binns Publisher A crystal chandelier scored on Craigslist lights up the master bath. Two built-in corner cabinets are reconfigured to artfully flank the dining room. And tin salvaged from the roof of the old garage now handsomely covers substantial awnings in the back of the house. Saving old features and turning them into […]

Happy Birthday, Lifecycle Building Center

By Clare S. Richie Most one-year olds are just learning how to walk, but the Lifecycle Building Center (LBC), established just one year ago, has already kicked it into a sprint. As you may recall from my November article – this nonprofit seeks to make each phase of a building’s life – design/build, use/adaptation and […]

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