Creation of Modern Midtown

Midtown SoNo Commercial District

After careful consultation and in full accordance with federal, state, and City of Atlanta guidance, directives and orders, the Atlanta Preservation Center has postponed all scheduled walking tours and events indefinitely. When events are postponed or rescheduled, you will be contacted via email with the new event information as soon that information is available. Unless notified otherwise, your tickets will be valid for the new event date or for any other future Atlanta Preservation Center tour.

Map to Location

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 (65+)

     Free admission for current APC Members.  Contact APC at (404) 688-3353 for your free member reservation.

 

Reservations are required. We kindly ask that you please book or cancel no later than 48 hours in advance. Members must contact the APC to schedule a tour; for all other reservations, please visit our website.

 

Tours subject to cancellation at guides’ discretion due to inclement weather at the tour start point.  For parties of 20 or more, please visit the Private Group Tours page for more information.