A new central library will not be built in downtown Atlanta.
Commissioners had long delayed a decision about whether to build a new main library — as voters approved in a 2008 bond referendum — or renovate the existing one.
At a recent public meeting, residents overwhelmingly favored keeping the existing building, near the Peachtree Center MARTA station.
Next month, commissioners will take the necessary steps to fund the renovation.
To read more about the plan for Central Library, click here.