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Closer Look: Atlanta BeltLine; Tiny Houses; And More

Thursday on ''Closer Look,'' BeltLine creator Ryan Gravel talks about his work for the Atlanta City Design Project.
Thursday on ''Closer Look,'' BeltLine creator Ryan Gravel talks about his work for the Atlanta City Design Project.
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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.