Creation of Modern Midtown

Midtown SoNo Commercial District

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Tour Atlanta’s first commercial district built north of Downtown. Learn about the businessmen, architects and prominent families who drove the creation of the district. Experience Peachtree Street as a timeline by following the architectural development from Queen Anne period styles to Art Deco to New Formalism.

See the birth place of NASCAR and hear about celebrities, such as Margaret Mitchell and Julia Roberts, and of Midtown oddities, such as Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie's throne and Japanese Zero war planes.

Meet on the steps of the Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree Street NE 30308.

Historic Tour Admission

     $13 for Adults
     $7 for Students and for Seniors (60+)

     Free admission for current APC Members


Admission is payable by cash or by check only to your guide.  No credit cards or debit cards will be accepted for in-person payment.  However, these cards may be used ahead of time if you choose to book a reservation through our website.


Tours subject to cancellation at guides’ discretion due to inclement weather at the tour start point.  Reservations are not required for parties of fewer than 20. For parties of 20 or more, please visit the Private Group Tours page for more information.