Tag: Christian Sottile

Savannah River Landing: How much should we care if developers don’t extend Oglethorpe plan?

I guess I should begin by saying that Savannah city officials and the public generally don’t have a whole lot of control over what happens next at Savannah River Landing, the large expanse of land at the west east end…

Savannah has something Atlanta wants: a real city center

“The economy has changed, but the plan doesn’t need to,” said Sottile, referencing the city squares that Gen. James Oglethorpe laid out almost 300 years ago. “It survived the American Revolution, the Civil War and the 20th Century. And now it’s defining sustainability in the 21st Century.”

SCAD Museum of Art draws national praise

Architect Magazine and the Congress for the New Urbanism with praise for the elegant and beautiful expansion of the Savannah College of Art & Design’s Museum of Art.

Savannah River Landing: will Oglethorpe plan be part of its future?

Savannah River Landing was intended as extension of the Oglethorpe Plan of 1733, but recent news casts doubt that we’ll ever see the grid and squares replicated.

New Savannah promotion video on YouTube features dozens of local celebrities

Local filmmaker Michael Jordan’s “You’ve Got to Come to Savannah” “You’ve Gotta Come to Savannah” won the Visit Savannah contest to create a YouTube promotional video. I like it. I especially like the way that Jordan includes so many small…