Livingston Restaurant + Bar to Host Gone With the Wind Brunch On July 27; Raffle Proceeds to Benefit Atlanta Preservation Center

July 22, 2014

Livingston Restaurant + Bar logoLivingston Restaurant +Bar, housed in the historic Georgian Terrace Hotel, will host a Gone with the Wind Brunch on Sunday, July 27  from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to a matinee screening of the film at The Fox Theatre. When Gone with the Wind premiered in Atlanta in 1939, The Georgian Terrace Hotel played host to the film’s director and its stars and held a pre-premiere party in one of the ballrooms. This brunch will allow movie-goers and Georgian Terrace guests the opportunity to pay homage to a piece of Atlanta’s history. The brunch buffet will include a spread of southern favorites like Shrimp & Grits, Fried Chicken and Brioche French Toast from Chef Michael Semancik.

Costumes and artifacts from the film will be displayed during the brunch, compliments of Marietta’s Gone with the Wind: Scarlett on the Square Museum. Raffle tickets will be for sale for $5.00 each with proceeds to benefit the Atlanta Preservation Center, a private non-profit organization promoting the preservation of Atlanta’s architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods, and landscapes through education and advocacy. Raffle prizes include passes to the Oakland Cemetery’s Gone with the Wind Tour, a prize package from the Margaret Mitchell House, and Georgian Terrace Package which includes a one-night stay in a premier one-bedroom suite and a $100 gift certificate at Livingston Restaurant + Bar.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy an encore-worthy brunch before travelling back to the time of Scarlett and Rhett. The cost of the Gone with the Wind brunch buffet is $25 for adults, $12.50 for children ages 5-12 and complimentary for children under 5. Drink specials will be available after 12:30 p.m. Reservations strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (404) 897.5000 or visiting www.livingstonatlanta.com.


Author Talk and Book Signing: What the Yankees Did to Us- Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta

July 8, 2014

Please join us at the Grant Mansion at 3 pm on Sunday, July 13, 2014 when the Atlanta Preservation Center will co-host a book reading and signing as part of its participation in BATL’s commemoration of the Battle of Atlanta’s Sesquicentennial.  Author Stephen Davis will discuss his book entitled What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta. For more information on the book and author please see the press release below.

The Lemuel Pratt Grant Mansion will open at 2 pm for a house tour and viewing of the exhibit Preserved on Glass: Photographs of Civil War Atlanta which features views of Atlanta taken by Gen. Sherman’s photographer, George N. Barnard.  This exhibit was co-curated with the Atlanta History Center.

Reservations are not required.

The Grant Mansion is located at 327 St. Paul Avenue SE, Atlanta 30312.  On street parking is available on St. Paul Avenue and on Grant Street.  ADA parking and access can be reached via APC’s Orleans Street drive.