Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World's Busiest Airport

Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World's Busiest Airport

by Hannah Palmer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938235283
Publisher: Hub City Press
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 628,355
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Hannah Palmer works as an urban designer in Atlanta. Her writing explores the intersection of southern stories and urban landscapes, and has appeared on CNN.com, Art Papers, Creative Loafing, and in masterplans for urban design projects around the world. She earned an MFA in creative writing from Sewanee: The University of the South and now lives near the Atlanta Airport with her husband and sons

Table of Contents

1 Teardown 5

2 Blueprints of the Airport 14

3 World's Busiest 29

4 The Renters 37

5 The Breakup 43

6 Two Mayors 51

7 Bird's Eye View 59

8 Walking Tours of Lost Cities 67

9 Run Away From Home 77

10 Slagle Residence 85

11 County Records 95

12 Our Airport 109

13 Barnett Road 120

14 Firehouses 131

15 Names 145

16 As Good a Place as Any 152

17 Plunkytown to Poole Creek 161

18 Nesting 177

19 Aerotropolis Atlanta 184

20 Birthday 193

21 Observation Deck 203

Acknowledgements 215

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