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PART ONE Claim: Within Atlanta’s exterior built environments, one can observe a growing concern with environmental sustainability. Within our research group’s work, locate evidence that could be used to support this claim. (At least 3 instances of evidence, for just one instance of evidence cannot establish the validity of this claim.) Stone Mountain Park (dnorwood6) Stone Mountain Park is seen as contributing to Atlanta’s sustainability as the lakes and forests around it are protected and kept clean by park rangers and staff. Having such vasts areas of trees and greenery keeps animals and foliage around. They also contribute to cleaner air because trees take carbon dioxide out and replace it with oxygen. The Streetcar (jwright78) This description goes into detail about how MARTA’s venture with the streetcar has been beneficial to citizens, tourists, and workers of Downtown Atlanta. It provides adequate means to travel to the hotspots downtown without taking a car which would contribute to pollution and Atlanta’s traffic. Atlanta Beltline  (sfortune3)  Source tells us that the Beltline has made multiple attempts at rescuing the site of rail tracks. The rail tracks have been turned into a site for citizens to commute to work, exercise, meet with friends and use for recreation. The beltline promotes bike use to commute rather than cars. The Ponce City Market was an old building which otherwise would have been destroyed and the materials would have went to landfills. Identify two scholarly sources that could be useful in supporting this claim and explain how exactly it could be used. Teal, Randall.” The Process of Place: A Temporal View of Sustainability in the Built...
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