Tour 1: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Thursday, January 7, 2016: 8:45 AM-11:00 AM
Lobby Registration Area (Hilton Atlanta, First Floor)

Tour leader: Staff of the Atlanta Preservation Center

See Atlanta’s first skyscrapers and learn how this early business district developed through the efforts of the businessmen, architects, and prominent families of the 19th and 20th centuries. Tour the interiors and exteriors of several of Atlanta’s landmark structures and their environs. Atlanta’s downtown architecture includes styles from the Victorian period to art deco to contemporary.

Please note: This walking tour will involve a 15-minute walk to the starting point and covers approximately half a mile. There will be some stairs. Participants will return to the hotel via MARTA. Alternate transportation for people with disabilities is available on request.

Limit 30 people. $20 members, $25 nonmembers

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