Tag Archives: demolition

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 [...]

Peachtree Hills Apartments Demolished

Demolition of Atlanta’s Peachtree Hills Apartments (1938-1950, Burge and Stevens), is underway.

615 Peachtree Street Building Set for Demolition – UPDATED 3/17/2006

UPDATE: Demolition to start in April 2006? We understand that demolition is scheduled to begin in April and public access to the main level will end with the closing of the Wachovia branch bank (March 24th). So go and visit the lobby while access is possible! Please post your comments/observations regarding the building here. In [...]

Atlanta City Council Votes to Transfer Historic Constitution Building to GDOT

In October, the Atlanta City Council voted to transfer ownership of the historic Atlanta Constitution Building and associated property to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), despite statements by DOCOMOMO supporters and a request for further consideration of the issue by Councilwoman Mary Norwood. This action all but guarantees demolition of the building for construction [...]