The novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly everything about our lives—and many of those changes are plainly visible in the world around us: in our streets and in our parks, schools, and workplaces.
These photos capture some of the dramatic ways life shifted in metro Atlanta this spring during COVID-19.
Five Points, nearly empty at midday
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport atrium at mid-morning on a Friday during the COVID-19 pandemic
Pedestrian bridge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport during COVID-19
Staff at Piedmont Hospital enjoy a music therapy break.
Credit: Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
A couple experiences solitude at Brookhaven’s Blackburn Park.
Centennial Olympic Park, May 2020
Hapeville Elementary School
A classroom at Kennesaw Mountain High School stands empty on a weekday.
Rev. Dr. Tar-U-Way R.A. Bright preaches a service to a camera and a nearly empty sanctuary at Turner Chapel AME during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A resident of a senior high-rise greets staff bringing food from the Center for Pan-Asian Community Services with a song.
Staff at the Center for Pan-Asian Community Services pack home-delivered meals for hundreds of older homebound residents.
A baseball field in Brookhaven’s Blackburn Park
A downtown restaurant stands empty.
Soccer at Blackburn Park
A message from the Fox Theatre