I don’t know how to say this nicely, but I found downtown Atlanta to be a depressing mix of high rises and parking lots.  Skywalks (or whatever they’re called) link buildings above the street level, reducing what little incentive there was for pedestrians to use the sidewalks.

Skywalk above the streets of Atlanta
More skywalks.
Away from downtown Atlanta, a breath of fresh air near Little Five Points.
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