Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S.
state of Georgia. Atlanta's population is 545,225. 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
metropolitan area in the U.S.
Downtown Atlanta is the historic business district of Atlanta.
Downtown is the largest of the city's 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's
tourist attrations. Downtown measures approximately four square
miles, and had 26,700 residents as of 2010. 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.
The area of downtown contains among...