This year is the 100th birthday of Georgia State University, in downtown Atlanta.
GSU today is the second-largest university in Georgia, with more than 60 buildings, in nearly every architectural style since the early 1900’s. Sure, some of the campus buildings from the 60’s to the 70’s are really ugly, if reasonably functional. This article will show some of the better buildings, how GSU architecture is improving, and what’s in store for the near future.
The campus is inseparable from downtown Atlanta and they both benefit greatly from each other. GSU is greatly expanding, and has jumped across Woodruff Park in the Fairlie-Poplar District, nearly to Centennial Olympic Park and north to Peachtree Center. The symbiotic relationship extends even to employment as many corporations involved with GSU actually hire the graduates.
One of the best new assets Atlanta is about to complete is the Atlanta Streetcar, which will run from Olympic Park through the campus and near dorms in northeast downtown, near Sweet Auburn.
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