New Demolition Threat to Crum & Forster!

April 20, 2012

APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION WAS FILED ON APRIL 17, 2012

Please be prepared to act for preservation. The APC is currently assessing the developments in this situation and will be reporting our analysis and the call-to-action in the near future.

THREAT

The threat is three-fold:

  • Application by the Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. for a permit to demolish approximately two-thirds of the Landmark building was filed on April 17, 2012. The application will be heard by the Atlanta Urban Design
  • Commission on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 4:00 pm at City Hall.
  • Councilmember Kwanza Hall introduced legislation to de-designate portions of this Landmarked property on April 16, 2012.
    Destruction of the integrity of the City’s Historic Preservation Ordinance.

 The APC believes that further actions are threatening the survival of this Landmark building and the City’s preservation process. Please be on notice, as we will count on your support and offer an action plan in which you can participate.

Please click here for a synopsis of the situation.