Category Archives: Neighborhoods

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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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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