Category Archives: Sweet Auburn

MLK Day 2018

Here’s MLK Sr.’s entry in the 1935 Atlanta City Directory and a shot of the official planning map from the time with a large Ward “4”, the nearby original Morris Brown campus and a little stretch of the future Atlanta … Continue reading

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A lttle streetcar progress

A sign of the times! There’s one curved track at Ellis and Peachtree and now another down at Edgewood and Fort. Slowly but surely

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Catenary poles are coming

They are getting ready to put in the first four┬ácatenary poles on Edgewood Ave. The two closer to the connector already have their bases poured, the two in front of Noni’s look like they will be done in the next … Continue reading

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19 Hilliard Street

Well, from what I can tell that’s the address. There’s hasn’t been a business there since the 1930’s. I believe it was the the Trio Laundry and later the Tanner Laundry. It’s about 40 feet south of the new streetcar … Continue reading

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Streetcar progress

Here’s a shot from early March before they welded the rails together Here’s 2 shots from mid-March. I guess the rubber lining quiets train vibrations and it looks like it will be capped rather than paved or maybe they’ll do … Continue reading

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