In less than a week, AmericasMart will open the Gift and Home Show, just one of many of John Portman’s visions, which help transform downtown Atlanta.   The leadership and vision of Mr. Portman moved Atlanta from a gracious Souther city to a world capital.  He was instrumental in creating similar impact on other cities.

The New York Times obituary, John Portman, Architect Who Made Skylines Soar, Dies at 93, honors a truly amazing individual.  Click to read the obituary.