Civil Municipal Magazine Aug 2023

72 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 4, ISSUE 8 erched at the nexus of a buzzing urban landscape and intimate community charm, College Park, Georgia, is a hidden gem amidst the surrounding municipalities of metropolitan Atlanta. Nestled in the shadows of the globally renowned Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, it is a city that defies expectations. A microcosm where global air routes merge with hometown streets, it makes a grand statement about the intersection of the local and the international. College Park boasts a unique distinction, as Mayor Bianca Motley Broom describes – it literally embraces a portion of the world’s busiest and most efficient airport within its city limits. This small city of less than 15,000 residents is a hub of arrival and departure gates, part of the airport’s heartbeat that pulses with the rhythm of a worldwide tempo. P REEN’