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.
 
Hear about celebrities such as Margaret Mitchell and Julia Roberts, and of Midtown oddities such as Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie's throne and a Japanese Zero war plane.
 
The details
  • Meet on the old steps of the Georgian Terrace Hotel, by the historical marker directly opposite the Fox entrance.
  • The tour will last approximately two hours.
  • COVID-19 restrictions are at the discretion of the tour guide.
  • The tour is subject to cancellation at the guide's discretion due to inclement weather at the tour starting point. You will be notified via email. 
 

Tour Admission

  • Non-Member: $15
  • Member: $10
  • Senior / Student / Child: $7
 
For any questions or to inquire about a private group tour, contact Jessie Grande at jessie@preserveatlanta.com.