Downtown Atlanta Heritage Architecture Photos

After the almost total destruction of Atlanta in the Civil War & by fires thereafter, by the 1890s Atlanta had regained enough prosperity to build several major skyscrapers of the era, several of which are restored & protected, giving downtown Atlanta a century of varied architecture.

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Atlanta City Hall crown details. Atlanta, GA.Atlanta City Hall. Atlanta, GA.Atlanta City Hall Addition. Atlanta, GA.Central Presbyterian Church. Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta City Hall crown details. Atlanta, GA.Atlanta City Hall (1930) (17 floors) (68 Mitchell St. SW). Atlanta, GA. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: G. Lloyd Preacher. On National Register.Atlanta City Hall Addition (1988). Atlanta, GA.Central Presbyterian Church (1885) (201 Washington St.). Atlanta, GA. Style: English Gothic. On National Register.
Central Presbyterian Church tower. Atlanta, GA.Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Atlanta, GA.Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Church tower. Atlanta, GA.Flatiron Building. Atlanta, GA.
Central Presbyterian Church tower. Atlanta, GA.Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (1869) (48 Martin Luther King Jr., Dr., SE). Atlanta, GA. Style: Victorian, Gothic Revival. Architect: William H. Parkins. On National Register.Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Church tower. Atlanta, GA.Flatiron Building (1897) (11 floors) (84 Peachtree St.). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Bradford Gilbert. On National Register.
Portal of Flatiron Building. Atlanta, GA.Facade of Flatiron Building. Atlanta, GA.W.D. Grant Building. Atlanta, GA.Portal of W.D. Grant Building. Atlanta, GA.
Portal of Flatiron Building. Atlanta, GA.Facade of Flatiron Building. Atlanta, GA.W.D. Grant Building (1898) (10 floors) (44 Broad St. NW). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Bruce & Morgan.Portal of W.D. Grant Building. Atlanta, GA.
Georgia State University Business Administration building. Atlanta, GA.Georgia State University Business Administration building was originally Empire Building then Citizens & Southern National Bank Building. Atlanta, GA.William T. Healey Building. Atlanta, GA.Candler Building. Atlanta, GA.
Georgia State University Business Administration building (1901) (14 floors) (35 Broad Street NW). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Bruce & Morgan (1901), Hentz, Reid, Adler & Shutze (1929 for first 3 floors). On National Register.Georgia State University Business Administration building was originally Empire Building then Citizens & Southern National Bank Building. Atlanta, GA.William T. Healey Building (1914) (16 floors) (75 Forsyth Street NW). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Walter T. Downing, Morgan & Dillon. On National Register.Candler Building (1906) (17 floors) (127 Peachtree St.). Atlanta, GA. Architect: George Murphy, George Stewart. On National Register.
Candler Building surrounded by 191 Peachtree & Georgia Pacific Towers. Atlanta, GA.Candler Building portal. Atlanta, GA.Candler Building lamps held by snakes held by lion. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building. Atlanta, GA.
Candler Building surrounded by 191 Peachtree & Georgia Pacific Towers. Atlanta, GA.Candler Building portal. Atlanta, GA.Candler Building lamps held by snakes held by lion. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building (1913) (17 floors) (50 Hurt Plaza). Atlanta, GA. Architect: J.E.R. Carpenter.
Hurt Building rear entrance. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building decorative detail. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building wings addition. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building occupies irregular pentagonal block. Atlanta, GA.
Hurt Building rear entrance. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building decorative detail. Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building wings addition (1924-6). Atlanta, GA.Hurt Building occupies irregular pentagonal block. Atlanta, GA.
Rhodes-Haverty Building now Marriott Residence Inn-Downtown against Sun Trust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Gothic Revival roofline of heritage building. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Post Office & Courthouse. Atlanta, GA.Carnegie Arch to the Advancement of Learning. Atlanta, GA.
Rhodes-Haverty Building now Marriott Residence Inn-Downtown (1929) (21 floors) against Sun Trust Plaza. Atlanta, GA. Architect: Pringle & Smith.Gothic Revival roofline of heritage building. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Post Office & Courthouse (1911) (76 Forsyth St.). Atlanta, GA. Style: Second Renaissance Revival. Architect: James Knox Taylor. On National Register.Carnegie Arch to the Advancement of Learning (1902) (300 W. Peachtree St. NW). Atlanta, GA.
Detail of Arch originally from Atlanta Carnegie Library. Atlanta, GA.


Detail of Arch originally from Atlanta Carnegie Library. Atlanta, GA.



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