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Closer Look: Atlanta BeltLine; Tiny Houses; And More

Aug 11, 2016

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: BeltLine creator Ryan Gravel talks about his work for the Atlanta City Design Project;
  • 14:07: Mary Claire Kelly reports on the Atlanta’s legacy of trains as it relates to the city’s identity;
  • 18:38: Elly Yu reports on Atlanta’s income gap along MARTA’s Red Line;
  • 23:29: Will Johnston, CEO and founder of Tiny House Atlanta, talks about the “micro-living” movement;
  • 35:04: Matt Hauer, demographer with the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, talks about Atlanta’s population growth since the Great Recession;
  • 48:58: Peter Siaggas and Lance Krall, founders of Picture It Productions talk about how Georgia could become a place that creates shows for Hollywood;
  • 1:01:38: Actor Simon Helberg talks about his role as Cosme McMoon in the film “Florence Foster Jenkins”;
  • 1:12:29: Okey Nwoke, head of the Atlanta Tech Fashion Collective, talks about how the collective is bringing together the local fashion and technology communities;
  • 1:27:09: Singer Chelsea Shag talks about her music and experience being an independent artist in the city.