Atlanta has always been a city striving to rise from its own ashes. After the city’s infrastructure was burned by William T. Sherman’s Union Army during the Civil War, Atlanta’s trademark is being like a Phoenix. Today, Atlanta is a vibrant, growing city of more than 5 million people in the metropolitan area with everything to offer to families, professionals, and fun-seekers. On the pages of this website, you will find articles from Georgia State University’s students that capture many of the hidden gems of the city. We welcome you to explore the collection of Atlanta’s most attractive and captivating places.