Author Archives: newtreeguy

Nurserymen of Atlanta

Here’s a sampling of city directory listings. The only ones I knew for sure were Hastings and Monroe (the road was named after the nursery) 1954 (obligatory joke about finding bush on Cheshire Bridge Road) Abbey View Greenhouse 2055 Gordon … Continue reading

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Punchline green room

Comedian signatures from 1982 to the closing in 2015. The legendary club was in Sandy Springs in a very 1980’s strip mall off Hammand. I think Cafe 290 is still open over there. Sorry for the photo dump: cleaning out … Continue reading

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Star Bar green room

What’s that smell?

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Creative Loafings library in the old Rich’s Department store on south Peachtree

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Atlanta’s sister cities

“The founding of the Georgia School of Technology I regard as the most important event, of a public nature, that occurred in my life” Nathan Harris said in his autobiography. At the time, he was a Macon politico and during … Continue reading

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Neel Reid on tour

I always love to see Neel Reid’s designs. This one is on Adrews Ave in Buckhead and was built in 1926, the year he died. Architectural Tourist put together a great photo gallery from an estate sale. Speaking of Reid, while … Continue reading

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Study: The Changing Face of Atlanta (1970-2015)

A super-cool new demographic report was just issued by  Sjoquist and Padney. They put together a website for their presentation here: http://cslf.gsu.edu/changing-face-atlanta/ The report itself only exists there as a PowerPoint, so I generated a PDF for it here: http://jolomo.net/atlanta/ChangingFaceAtlanta.pdfContinue reading

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