In what seems like the most significant development or rebuilding of public spaces in the city in some time (I’m including the bikeways), here’s another well underway – the transformation of Courthouse Square in from the Art Gallery on Georgia:



Here’s what’s left of the fountain that was more an intrusive obstacle than an amenity:



And here’s what it should shortly all look like:



Simple but flexible.  And while it did involve removal of some of the more mature trees, the effect has been to dramatically improve the impact of the neoclassical courthouse in the cityscape.