Author Archives: newtreeguy

Ponce Postcard Provenance

There’s a vintage postcard floating around that doesn’t actually have anything to do with Ponce Springs. It has been used in wayfaring signs and marketing materials from the fine folks at Ponce City Market.  Sadly the unscrupulous or simply misguided … Continue reading

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1916 Southeastern Fair

I like this graphic and calendar for the fair which took place down at the then-new Lakewood facility

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Sharing is Caring

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Shopper’s Bus

The Atlanta Transit Company tried many strategies to survive in the age of the automobile. One was certain bus routes that circled all the major stores downtown.

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Target Practice

Believe it or not, there used to be a bunch of gun stores in downtown Atlanta. Even the Kimball House hotel had a giant neon sign advertising “Pistols, Shotguns, Rifles”. Not sure if layaway would be a good strategy for … Continue reading

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Lost on Spring Street

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Asking too much?

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