Peachtree’s Mansion Row is Now Known as Midtown

February 28, 2012

What we now know as the Midtown section of Peachtree Street was once known as “Mansion Row,” tour one of the few remaining mansions now home to the Atlanta Woman’s Club – Tues, Mar 13 & 20 during Phoenix Flies – reservations required so visit the Calendar at

Sacred Tiffany at All Saints

Several of Atlanta’s churches are graced with Tiffany stained glass – check out some beautiful examples at  All Saints Episcopal’ tour during Phoenix Flies on March 18 at 1:00P.

Pipes Downtown – Sunday, March 18, 3:00 pm

February 27, 2012

Three organs, three churches on Sun, Mar 18, Atlanta’s oldest music guild will present a progressive organ concert starting with the oldest church Downtown and finishing with an instrument celebrating 100 years. Check out the event listing for this progressive organ recital presernted by the Atlanta Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Neo-Gothic Beauty on Tour for Phoenix Flies

Visit Atlanta’s fourth city hall, get an insiders tour of this impressive Neo-Gothic structure during Phoenix Flies – Thurs, Mar 15 at 2P and Thurs, Mar 22 at 10A. The City of Atlanta’s Urban Design Commision will do the honors.

Scotland’s National Poet in Atlanta for Phoenix Flies

Did you know that Atlanta has a replica of the birth home of Robert Burns? Tour it and hear the poetry of this poet during Phoenix Flies – Sat, Mar 10, 1:30P, 3P & 4:30P and Sun, Mar 18, 3P & 4:30P – reservations requested so visit the Calendar at

East Atlanta, Circa 1864

What happened in East Atlanta Village 148 years ago? Find out during BATL’s tour for Phoenix Flies – Sun, Mar 18 – reservations required, check the Calendar at

Castleberry Hill – An Original Atlanta Live/Work Community

February 24, 2012

 An original Atlanta live/work community, tour Castleberry Hill during Phoenix Flies – reservations required so visit the Calendar at As was typical of the era, laborers, carpenters, saloon keepers, tailors, butchers, blacksmiths and other trades people lived here within walking distance of work. Castleberry Hill supported most of Atlanta’s growth after the Civil War.


Buckhead Was the Sticks in 1870

Buckhead a rural farming community!? Well, it was in 1870. Learn more about this during Buckhead Heritage Society’s tour of Harmony Grove Cemetery during Phoenix Flies – Sat, Mar 10, 11A & 1P.

See the Progress on the BeltLine During Phoenix Flies

February 23, 2012

See the progress on the Beltline! The Atlanta Beltline Partnership is back as a Preservation Partner. On Sat, Mar 8, the Atlanta Beltline Partnership will offer its bus tour as a part of Phoenix Flies – reservations required so visit the Calendar at

Medieval Techniques on Ponce? Yes at Druid Hills Presbyterian!

February 22, 2012

Medieval techniques east of Midtown. Visit Druid Hills Presbyterian during Phoenix Flies, Thu, Mar 22 & Sun, Mar 25, 2P.