Category Archives: Advocacy

Tour Day 2013: October 5th 2013

Unfinished Spaces at Cinefest: One time showing September 20th

Of interest to Docomomo members and supporters, an upcoming movie presentation at GSU. A great true story: Georgia State University

MMPT Plans to move ahead? July 2012 Update

Current planning concepts indicate that the Constitution Building may survive current MMPT planning efforts. During a July 11th, 2012 meeting, it was indicated that the building might be rehabilitated as part of the new development. Worth staying up-to-date on these developments, which are documented on the Georgia Department of Transportation website set up for the [...]

Former C & S Bank slated for Demolition

It has been brought to the attention of the DOCOMOMO/US  Georgia Chapter that the former C & S Branch bank (1965, Kenneth Johnson) located at 1289/1293 Moreland Avenue in Atlanta is slated for demolition. Apparently a demolition permit has been issued by the City of Atlanta. This building, almost in ruins, has long been a [...]

What’s up with the Atlanta Constitution Building? April 2009 Update

To the City of Atlanta: It is encouraging to see progress made towards implementation of long-anticipated transportation plans. That progress was made clear when the City of Atlanta, along with a variety of partners, signed the Beltline Framework agreement in March 2009. This kind of collaboration is necessary to solve Atlanta’s growing transportation problems. The [...]

UPCOMING EVENT: Breuer Lecture

The Importance of Marcel Breuer at Mid-Century Isabelle Hyman DATE: October 28, 2008 TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM LOCATION: Georgia Tech Architecture Library FEES: none EVENT CONTACT: Teri Nagel, College of Architecture Contact Teri Nagel 404-385-2156 At a public lecture co-sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of DOCOMOMO and Georgia Tech College of Architecture, Isabelle [...]

Buckhead Branch Library – Divisive? UPDATED AGAIN MAY 2008

Image: Brandon Shigeta from flickr Update 22 May 2008: Is the Buckhead Branch Library’s future secure? Apparently not, according to Kevin Duffy’s May 22 Atlanta Journal Constitution article “To get library’s land, developer offers to build replica.” Duffy’s article notes that developer Ben Carter “hasn’t given up on acquiring the architecturally adventurous library” and that [...]