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Atlanta

About Atlanta

472,522 in city
5,910,296 in metro
341 km² (132 mi²)
320.04 m
Atlanta is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. One of America’s most prosperous cities, it is also the self-proclaimed capital of the south. Set in the beautiful red-soiled forests at the lower end of the Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta has kept much of its southern grace even while earning a reputation as a modern and progressive city. The skyline is truly unique, consisting of several skylines that stretch in a straight line along Peachtree Street from downtown all the way to the tallest suburban building in the U.S., in Sandy Springs. One of the best viewpoints is from the historic Piedmont Park in Midtown. It is punctuated with the Bank of America Plaza, the tallest building in the southern United States. The city and its suburbs are home to the world headquarters of Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, Home Depot, UPS, The Weather Channel, and Turner Broadcasting.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
1,078 All Buildings
854
existing
22
under construction
25
planned
105
unbuilt
72
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Bank of America Plaza 1,023 ft 1992
2 SunTrust Plaza 871 ft 1992
3 One Atlantic Center 820 ft 1987
4 191 Peachtree Tower 770 ft 1990
5 Westin Peachtree Plaza 723 ft 1976

Other buildings

No. Type
19 Famous buildings
66 Buildings with construction images