Tag Archives: Atlanta

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 […]

Envisioning Breuer Photography Competition

YAF announces photography competition to raise awareness of Marcel Breuer’s Central Library. Atlanta’s Young Architects Forum (YAF) presents the 1st Annual Photography Competition, YAF10 – Envisioning Breuer. The competition is focused on the Central Library Downtown Atlanta and is aimed at raising awareness of architecture of the building. This competition is open to everyone. Students and […]

Phoenix Flies at Georgia Tech: Heffernan’s Masterpiece College of Architecture Building

When: 6 PM, Wednesday, March 10th Where: Georgia Tech College of Architecture, 245 4th St NW, Atlanta, Georgia Join DOCOMOMO/US Georgia and the Atlanta Preservation Center for a look at the recently restored and rehabilitated Dean’s Office and Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium spaces at the Georgia Tech College of Architecture. P.M. Heffernan’s Georgia Tech College of […]

The Atlanta Central Library: The End of a Long Search

Join DOCOMOMO/US, Georgia Chapter for: The Atlanta Central Library: The End of a Long Search 14 December 2009, 6 PM, Atlanta Fulton Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta John Poros is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University While the Atlanta Central Public Library by Marcel Breuer owes a […]

The Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922 – 32, Events April 2009

UPDATE: Join DOCOMOMO/US Georgia Chapter and the Young Architects’ Forum of AIA Atlanta for a special gallery tour, Thursday April 30th, at 6:30 PM. Refreshments will be served. Check back for more details soon. ATLANTA, GA – Lumière is pleased to announce an important exhibition of Richard Pare’s exceptional photographs of Soviet modernist architecture constructed […]

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 […]