Downtown Atlanta Modern Architecture Photos

In the 1960s, Atlanta started its Renaissance with some significant new skyscrapers & the quality of design has accelerated since then. Today Atlanta has one of the more interesting skylines in America.

Click thumbnail to enlarge. F11 to view website full screen.
Skyline of downtown Atlanta above Whale mural of Underground city. Atlanta, GA.Skyline of downtown Atlanta skyscrapers from Capitol vista. Atlanta, GA.State of Georgia Building. Atlanta, GA.One Park Tower. Atlanta, GA.
Skyline of downtown Atlanta above Whale mural of Underground city. Atlanta, GA.Skyline of downtown Atlanta skyscrapers from Capitol vista. Atlanta, GA.State of Georgia Building (1966) (2 Peachtree Street NW) (44floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: FABRAP + Emery Roth & Sons.One Park Tower (1961) (34 Peachtree St.) (32 floors). Atlanta, GA.
Flatiron & Equitable Buildings. Atlanta, GA.Equitable Building. Atlanta, GA.Equitable, 191 Peachtree, & Georgia Pacific Towers above Candler Building. Atlanta, GA.One Park, 191 Peachtree, & Georgia Pacific Towers over Coca-Cola sign. Atlanta, GA.
Flatiron & Equitable Buildings. Atlanta, GA.Equitable Building (1968) (100 Peachtree Street NW) (35 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP + FABRAP.Equitable, 191 Peachtree, & Georgia Pacific Towers above Candler Building. Atlanta, GA.One Park, 191 Peachtree, & Georgia Pacific Towers over Coca-Cola sign. Atlanta, GA.
Georgia Pacific Tower. Atlanta, GA.191 Peachtree & Georgia Pacific Towers above Candler Building. Atlanta, GA.191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.
Georgia Pacific Tower (1982) (133 Peachtree Street NE) (52 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.191 Peachtree & Georgia Pacific Towers above Candler Building. Atlanta, GA.191 Peachtree Tower (1991) (50 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Kendall/Heaton Assoc. + Johnson/Burgee Architects.191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.
Crown of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Entrance facade of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Portal of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Ritz-Carlton Hotel Downtown Atlanta under 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.
Crown of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Entrance facade of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Portal of 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Ritz-Carlton Hotel Downtown Atlanta (1984) (24 floors) under 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA. Architect: John H. Summer and Assoc..
Westin Peachtree Plaza & 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Fountain of Rings of Centennial Olympic Park with skyline of Atlanta. Atlanta, GA.Westin Peachtree Plaza & 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Westin Peachtree Plaza behind Carnegie Building. Atlanta, GA.
Westin Peachtree Plaza & 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Fountain of Rings of Centennial Olympic Park with skyline of Atlanta. Atlanta, GA. Westin Peachtree Plaza & 191 Peachtree Tower. Atlanta, GA.Westin Peachtree Plaza behind Carnegie Building (1925). Atlanta, GA.
Westin Peachtree Plaza, one of world's tallest hotels. Atlanta, GA.Westin Peachtree Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Plaza of Peachtree Center. Atlanta, GA.Round black glass tower addition to Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Atlanta, GA.
Westin Peachtree Plaza, one of world's tallest hotels. Atlanta, GA.Westin Peachtree Plaza (1973) (210 Peachtree Street NW) (70 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..Plaza of Peachtree Center. Atlanta, GA. Architect: Edwards & Portman.Round black glass tower addition (1971) to Hyatt Regency Atlanta (1967) (24 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..
260 Peachtree Building above heritage building. Atlanta, GA.260 Peachtree Building & Southern Company Building. Atlanta, GA.Southern Company Building. Atlanta, GA.SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.
260 Peachtree Building (1971) (27 floors) above heritage building. Atlanta, GA. Architect: Sidney R. Barrett & Assoc..260 Peachtree Building & Southern Company Building (270 Peachtree). Atlanta, GA.Southern Company Building (1961) (270 Peachtree Street NE) (22 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: FABRAP.SunTrust Plaza (1992) (303 Peachtree Street NE) (60 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..
Terraced facade of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Glass canopy which circles base of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Sculptures at base of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Fountain cascades through Ballet Olympia sculptures at SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.
Terraced facade of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Glass canopy which circles base of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Sculptures at base of SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Fountain cascades through Ballet Olympia sculptures at SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.
Ballet Olympia by John Portman after Maenad by Paul Manship at SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Grand Mercy by Jerry Peart against SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Peachtree Summit. Atlanta, GA.Centennial Tower. Atlanta, GA.
Ballet Olympia (1991-2) by John Portman after Maenad (1953) by Paul Manship at SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Grand Mercy (1996) by Jerry Peart against SunTrust Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Peachtree Summit (1975) (401 West Peachtree Street NW) (31 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Toombs, Amisano & Wells.Centennial Tower (1975) (101 Marietta Street NW) (36 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Neuhaus & Taylor.
The Phoenix sculpted by Francesco Somaini near Underground Atlanta. Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center tower. Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center. Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center atriums. Atlanta, GA.
The Phoenix (1981) sculpted by Francesco Somaini near Underground Atlanta. Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center tower. Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center (1989) (141 Pryor Street SW) (12 floors). Atlanta, GA.Fulton County Government Center atriums. Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. Atlanta, GA.Inverted stepped facade of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. Atlanta, GA.Brushed steel sculpture Wisdom Bridge by Richard Hunt at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. Atlanta, GA.Androgyne Planet sculpture by Enric Pladevall in Centennial Olympic Park with Bank of America tower beyond. Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library (1980) (0ne Margaret Mitchell Square). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Marcel Breuer.Inverted stepped facade of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. Atlanta, GA.Brushed steel sculpture Wisdom Bridge (1990) by Richard Hunt at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. Atlanta, GA.Androgyne Planet sculpture (1996) by Enric Pladevall in Centennial Olympic Park with Bank of America tower beyond. Atlanta, GA.
Bank of America Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Facade of Bank of America Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Bank of America Plaza entrance plaza. Atlanta, GA.Bank of America Plaza details of latticework pinnacle. Atlanta, GA.
Bank of America Plaza (1992) (600 Peachtree Street NE) (55 floors). Atlanta, GA. Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Assoc..Facade of Bank of America Plaza. Atlanta, GA.Bank of America Plaza entrance plaza. Atlanta, GA.Bank of America Plaza details of latticework pinnacle. Atlanta, GA.

See Also:

All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
All rights reserved. Permission required to use.