Category Archives: Neighborhoods

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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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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Lost on Spring Street

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Asking too much?

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Links for today – transit and Olympics

Nice little write-up from Saporta Report about the state of MARTA train cars: MARTA’s trains are old. They’re to reach their lifespan in 2021. Each vehicle received a mid-life overhaul at some point between 2005 and 2008, a solicitation shows. … Continue reading

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