Category Archives: Downtown

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

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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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Blick’s Bowling Center

Located in the massive parking structure for the Candler Building, Blick’s Bowling Center had 52 lanes and on the site at Dobbs and P’tree Center Ave is now the massive parking structure (and gallery space) for Georgia Pacific. Then (1949): … Continue reading

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Centennial Park update

I’d always heard there was a good bit of movie industry in Fairlie-Poplar and this building seems to have been in the thick of it. In the 1930’s the first floor was William Dunn’s photography studio and commercial artist Roy … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart in the late 50’s

Sacred Heart had quite a downtown complex with Marist and ball fields not to mentio St. Joseph’s hospital. This photo was in the bulletin today. You can see houses of Buttermilk Bottom in center right. All were demolished for the … Continue reading

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