Mon., March 4, 2013 7:01am (EST)

Georgia's Downtown Renaissance
By Joshua Stewart
Updated: 1 year ago

ATLANTA  —  
In the February 2013 issue, Georgia Trend magazine highlighted eight “renaissance cities” around the state for their revitalized and vibrant downtowns. Blue Ridge was one of the cities the magazine wrote about. (Photo Courtesy of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center.)
In the February 2013 issue, Georgia Trend magazine highlighted eight “renaissance cities” around the state for their revitalized and vibrant downtowns. Blue Ridge was one of the cities the magazine wrote about. (Photo Courtesy of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center.)
Georgia Trend magazine highlighted eight downtown areas across the state in its February issue: Blue Ridge, Columbus, Dahlonega, Decatur, Hinesville, Roswell, Savannah and Statesboro. The magazine called them “Georgia’s Renaissance Cities.”

Georgia Trend Editor Susan Percy talks more about what makes these eight communities stand out.

Click here to read what Georgia Trend wrote about each of the cites.