Taking You Places You Have Never Been Before

CIRCA

CIRCA is an auxiliary educational group of APC that offers monthly behind-the-scenes tours of select historic sites in Atlanta and nearby areas.

 

CIRCA LogoWe see sites both before renovation begins and after the final touches have been completed.

Usually scheduled for the second Tuesday evening of the month March through December, CIRCA will take you places you have never been before.  Come explore with us!

To join CIRCA, you need be a member of the Atlanta Preservation Center. Please visit Membership to join both the APC and CIRCA.

To view previous CIRCA events, please visit its message board.

 

UPCOMING CIRCA EVENTS:  CIRCA'S JULY MEETING:

 

What: Join us for CIRCA's July Meeting.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit the French Neo-Gothic gem, the Cathedral of Christ the King

When: Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Gather at 6:15 p.m.; the tour begins at 6:30 p.m.  

Where:  2699 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA  30305 (at southeast corner of the intersection with E. Wesley Road) 

Directions and Parking:  

The parking deck is on the corner of Peachtree Rd. and Peachtree Way, directly across the street from the Cathedral.  Please meet Deacon Whitney in the gathering space, which is the hall adjacent to the Cathedral. 

Park in the deck, cross Peachtree Way and enter the double glass doors, which are on the street level.  A front desk employee can direct you upstairs to the gathering space.  (There is also an elevator available).

Reservations:    Not required. 

Fee:  Free for CIRCA members and first-time guests; $10 for others.  For questions about your  membership, please contact the Atlanta Preservation Center at 404-688-3353, ext. 10.

Description:  The cathedral, of French Neo-Gothic design, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta. Architect Henry D. Dagit, Jr. designed the sanctuary with touches of Art Deco in the interior. The stained glass windows were restored in 2015-16. This property also contains Christ the King School, with an enrollment of about 600 students. Come join us as Deacon Whitney Robicheaux leads a tour of this landmark, called "the most beautiful building in Atlanta" in a 1939 issue of Architectural Record