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Atlanta, while geographically at the center of the American South, has a culture that is no longer strictly Southern as you can see in Atlanta map. More than half of Metro Atlanta residents were born outside Georgia including 13% born outside the U.S. Atlanta culture reveals itself at the High Museum of Art, the bohemian shops of Little Five Points, at its many neighborhood festivals, and in the cuisines from around the world found along Buford Highway. Atlanta has flourishing music, fine art, and theater scenes. It has also become a major regional center for film and television production. Atlanta cuisine reflects both Southern and much broader influences. The city is home to a mix of high-end chef-driven restaurants receiving praise at the national level, an ethnic restaurant scene along Buford Highway, and traditional Southern eateries.
The 2010 Census indicates a population of 420,003—lower than 2009 estimate of 540,921. The difference between the 2010 official count and the 2009 estimates caused some to question the reliability of the 2010 count. However, Atlanta daytime population is much larger. According to a 2000 daytime population estimate by the Census Bureau, over 250,000 more people commuted to Atlanta on any given workday, boosting the city estimated daytime population to 676,431, an increase of 62.4% over the resident population, making it the largest gain in daytime population in the country among cities with fewer than 500,000 residents as its shown in Atlanta map.
Architecture in Atlanta is dominated by modernism and postmodernism in its commercial and institutional buildings, with a significant influence by hometown architect John Portman. A few notable buildings remain from earlier eras going back to the 1880s, but not a single building remains from the antebellum city, which Union troops burned to the ground in 1864 as its mentioned in Atlanta map. Residential architecture in Atlanta Intown neighborhoods, largely built between the 1880s and 1920s, is characterized by styles ranging from Victorian cottages to Craftsman bungalows to Revival styles; Atlanta outer neighborhoods were built in post-World War II suburban styles. Historically, industry located next to the rail lines, and repurposed industrial structures can be found near those rail lines which both approach Downtown Atlanta from all directions, as well as surround it in a belt pattern, passing through the city inner neighborhoods.
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Downtown Atlanta is the historic business district of Atlanta. Downtown is the largest of the city three commercial districts, and is the location of many corporate or regional headquarters; city, county, state and federal government facilities; Georgia State University; sporting venues; and most of Atlanta tourist attrations. Downtown measures approximately four square miles, and had 26,700 residents as of 2010 as you can see in Atlanta downtown map. Similar to other central business districts in the U.S., Downtown has recently undergone a transformation that included the construction of new condos and lofts, renovation of historic buildings, and arrival of new residents and businesses. Downtown is bound by North Avenue to the north, Boulevard to the east, Interstate 20 to the south, and Northside Drive to the west. This definition of Downtown Atlanta includes central areas like Five Points, the Hotel District and Fairlie-Poplar and outlying inner-city neighborhoods such as SoNo and Castleberry Hill.
The area of downtown contains among the tallest buildings in Atlanta. The tallest building in Atlanta, the Bank of America Plaza building, is situated between Midtown Atlanta and Downtown Atlanta as its shwn in Atlanta downtown map. Rising at 1,023 feet (312 m), Bank of America Plaza is also the tallest building in any of the U.S. state capitals, and the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York City and Chicago. Downtown Atlanta is the heart and the largest of the three business districts of the city. This area contains striking architecture dating as far back as the 19th century. Some of the most famous and/or tallest buildings in Downtown include: Westin Peachtree Plaza, Georgia-Pacific Tower, Marriott Marquis, Flatiron Building, SunTrust Plaza, 191 Peachtree Tower, Bank of America Plaza, Centennial Tower (or known as 101 Marietta), Equitable Building, Peachtree Center, State of Georgia Building.
Downtown Atlanta is divided into nine subdistricts as its mentioned in Atlanta downtown map: Castleberry Hill, Centennial Hill, Fairlie-Poplar, Five Points, Hotel District, Luckie Marietta, Peachtree Center, SoNo, South Downtown. Downtown Atlanta contains over 26,000,000 square feet (2,400,000 m2) of office space; combined with Midtown as the central business district they make up over 48 million sq ft, more than the CBDs of Dallas, and Miami. Downtown economy is also driven by its government facilities, venues, and retail options. Downtown is also marked by its state, county, and city government facilities. The Georgia State Capitol, the seat of the government for the State of Georgia, is located South Downtown. The State Capitol gold dome is visible from the Downtown Connector. The Fulton County Government Center, the seat of the Fulton County Government, is located on Pryor Street.
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Atlanta (play /ətˈlæntə/, stressed /ætˈlæntə/, locally play /ætˈlænə/) is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia with a 2010 population of 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest in the USA. It is a major component of a growing southeastern megalopolis known as the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. It is a major component of a growing southeastern megalopolis known as the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta, as the home of 24 general consulates, contains the seventh-highest concentration of diplomatic missions in the USA as its shown in Atlanta Georgia - USA map.
As of 2010, Atlanta is the seventh most visited city in the USA, with over 35 million visitors per year. Atlanta stands out among major U.S. cities for its dense tree coverage as its mentioned in Atlanta Georgia - USA map. In 1996, Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympics, an event that spurred a wave of gentrification that has intensified into the 21st century, revitalizing the city center and in-town neighborhoods. The city skyline, which began its marked rise in the 1960s, is punctuated with highrise and midrise buildings of both modern and postmodern vintage. At 1,023 feet (312 m), Atlanta tallest skyscraper—the Bank of America Plaza—is the 54th-tallest building in the world and the 9th tallest building in the USA. According to the 2000 United States Census (revised in 2004), Atlanta has the twelfth highest proportion of single-person households nationwide among cities of 100,000 or more residents, which was at 39%.
Atlanta has a sizable financial sector. SunTrust Banks, the seventh largest bank by asset holdings in the USA, has its home office on Peachtree Street in downtown as you can see in Atlanta Georgia - USA map. Cox Enterprises, headquartered in Sandy Springs, has substantial media holdings in and beyond Atlanta. Its Cox Communications division is the third-largest cable television service provider in the USA. Atlanta also serves as the home of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta oversees the Sixth District of the Federal Reserve. Cox Enterprises has substantial media holdings in and beyond Atlanta. Its Cox Communications division is the nation third-largest cable television service provider; the company also publishes over a dozen daily newspapers in the USA, including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Atlanta is one of ten U.S. cities classified as an "alpha-world city" by a 2010 study at Loughborough University, and ranks fourth in the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered within city boundaries, behind New York City, Houston, and Dallas. Several major national and international companies are headquartered in metro Atlanta, including four Fortune 100 companies as its shown in Atlanta on world map: The Coca-Cola Company, Home Depot, United Parcel Service, Delta Air Lines, AT&T Mobility, and Newell Rubbermaid. Over 75% of the Fortune 1000 companies have a presence in the Atlanta area, and the region hosts offices of about 1,250 multinational corporations.
In the 1990s, Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport became the busiest in the world. The 21st century saw a tornado hit Downtown in 2008, floods in the region, the adoption of a plan to add 40% more green space, the rise of Delta to the rank of world largest airline, and rapid gentrification of many central neighborhoods. Atlanta museums, the High in particular (see Museums in Atlanta) are a great draw, as are the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, the Georgia Aquarium (the world largest indoor aquarium), and the World of Coca-Cola as you can see in Atlanta on world map. Local landmarks include The Varsity, opened in 1928 and the world largest drive-in restaurant, and Mary Mac Tea Room, opened in 1945, a traditional destination for Southern food.
Delta Air Lines is the city largest employer and the metro area third largest. Delta operates the world largest airline hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and, together with the hub of competing carrier AirTran Airways, has helped make Hartsfield-Jackson the world busiest airport, both in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft operations. Atlanta was the host city for the Centennial 1996 Summer Olympics. Atlanta has also hosted Super Bowl XXVIII in 1994 and Super Bowl XXXIV, as well as the NCAA Final Four Men Basketball Championship, most recently in 2007. The city hosts college football's annual Chick-fil-A Bowl (Formerly known as the Peach Bowl) and the Peachtree Road Race, the world longest 10 km race as its mentioned in Atlanta on world map.