Donald Trump's return to Atlanta this weekend is a reminder of an earlier high-profile expedition to the city.
The Donald, who will headline a Saturday evening rally at the RedState Gathering, pitched a pair of $300 million high-rises with much fanfare near the Woodruff Arts Center that fizzled out during the Great Recession, leaving behind a still-undeveloped tract in the heart of Midtown.
Over at myajc.com, we take a deeper look at Atlanta Trump Towers and its bombastic pitchman, who was characteristically cheerful about the project as the economy began to fade.
“Atlanta is one of those cities that won’t be suffering the real estate foibles. Atlanta is like New York. New York is as hot as it ever has been,” Trump said at a 2007 event, adding: “It’s just going to get better.”
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