historic atlanta: Grant Park: The 'Victorian' Heart of Atlanta - 10/21/11 09:32 AM

In the late 19th century, L.P. Grant, a civil engineer and business leader deeded 131.5 acres in the heart of Atlanta for the city for use as a park. The neighborhood of Grant Park now surrounds that acreage. The original Grant mansion, built in the mid-1850s, where Grant lived, survived the Civil War undamaged and today houses the Atlanta Preservation Center. Other historic buildings on the grounds of the park include the Atlanta Stockade, the second Grant mansion, and Fort Walker. Atlanta’s guest pandas also live at the Atlanta Zoo in Grant Park and the people of the community … (0 comments)

historic atlanta: Peachtree Hills - The Softer Side of Buckhead - 10/19/11 09:45 AM

Located in a northern section of beautiful Buckhead you will find the charming neighborhood of Peachtree Hills, Georgia. The area is bounded by Peachtree Road on its west side, with Peachtree Creek running along the south side and Lindbergh Drive to the north, the east boarder are the train tracks that run west of I-85/Bufford Connector. The neighborhood is characterized by its cozy; gentle atmosphere and family friendly offerings, providing numerous opportunities for outdoor activities and recreational times.
Situated in Buckhead, the surrounding area is a prominent business sector, which has established itself as a strong economical force … (0 comments)

historic atlanta: Not To Be Missed - Historic Inman Park! - 10/03/11 10:24 AM
Two miles east of downtown Atlanta lies Inman Park.  If you love vibrant historic neighborhoods, this one is not to be missed! Dating back to the late 1890's, the neighborhood was the first planned garden suburb in Atlanta. Inman Park, with its Victorian homes surrounded by heirloom gardens is a delightful feast for the eyes. The area went through a complete revitalization during the 1970’s and became zoned entirely residential. Inman Park has been listed in the National Historical Register since the late 1970’s.

The Inman Park Neighborhood Association serves as the cornerstone of the community. They serve as a … (0 comments)

historic atlanta: Druid Hills - History With a Modern Edge - 09/18/11 12:56 PM

Listed on the National Register of Historic Districts, Druid Hills is conveniently located near Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control in DeKalb County. This prestigious Atlanta neighborhood is has long been considered a landmark in the city's history. IT includes the historic parks along Ponce de Leon Avenue that were designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead in the late 1930’s. The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, located on a Gothic-Tudor estate, is within the Druid Hills neighborhood limits. The Druid Hills Civic Association fosters a strong sense of community through its sponsorship an annual arts festival that takes … (0 comments)

historic atlanta: Historic Ansley Park - 09/11/11 03:14 PM

As distinctive neighborhoods go, Ansley Park rates as one of Atlanta's best!  The historic area, which runs just east of midtown Atlanta, is full of winding roads through single-family homes and apartments in an eclectic mix of architectural styles.  This gives the neighborhood a park like feel as the streetscape meets the landscape of the homes. Architectural styles found in this community include Colonial, Contemporary, Neo-Classical, Federal, Italian Renaissance, and Craftsman. The former Georgia governor’s mansion was the granite mansion and estate of Edwin Ansley located in the Ansley Park neighborhood; it was demolished 1968 after the new Governors' Mansion … (2 comments)

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