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3 newfangled malls reshaping Atlanta's inner-city identity
Where urban preservation meets suburban aspiration
Remember the mall, that suburban bastion of Gen X adolescence? Yeah, it’s dead. But worry not, for in its place a new millennial take on the shopping center is slowly reclaiming Atlanta’s urban core. With artisanal authenticity and luxury goods, these spots preserve a sense of the old familiar while providing urbanites with an aspirational lifestyle once reserved for the ’burbs: high-end brands, fancy food courts, and curb appeal du jour. But if you have to ask how much it costs to park, you probably should call yourself an Uber.
Krog Street Market Shopping Center
Ponce City Market Shopping Center
Westside Provisions District Shopping Center
The list above first appeared in the 2016 CL Cityguide and was updated by CL Staff recently.