Atlanta Candler Building

MARTA to the Candler Building

The Candler Building is a beautiful and historic office tower in downtown Atlanta at 127 Peachtree Street NE near the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Completed in 1906, the building was developed by Asa Candler, co-founder of Coca-Cola. The lobby and ornate facade pay tribute to world leaders in arts and sciences. On MARTA, take any … Continue reading MARTA to the Candler Building

Westview Cemetery Atlanta

MARTA to Westview Cemetery

Westview Cemetery at 1680 Ralph David Abernathy SW is a short walk away from the West Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line. Established in 1884, the cemetery is the largest in the Southeast and contains some of Atlanta's most prominent citizens including Asa G. Candler, founder of Coca-Cola; Mayor William B. Hartsfield and author of … Continue reading MARTA to Westview Cemetery

MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

Atlanta's West End neighborhood is a nationally recognized historic district with blocks of homes featuring Craftsman Bungalow, Queen Anne, Folk Victorian, Colonial Revival, American Foursquare and Neoclassical Revival styles next to the West End MARTA station. The area originally developed around the White Hall Inn in the 1830s. By the 1880s many of Atlanta's wealthy citizens … Continue reading MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

Hotel Row Historic District Atlanta

MARTA to the Hotel Row Historic District

Atlanta's Hotel Row Historic District contains buildings from the first business district in Atlanta that date back to the early 1900s at 205 through 235 Mitchell Street. Formerly hotels that provided accommodations to passengers arriving at the Terminal Station on nearby Spring Street (torn down and replaced by a government building), today the buildings are somewhat … Continue reading MARTA to the Hotel Row Historic District

Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Atlanta

MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. SW is a historic attraction in downtown Atlanta closest to the Georgia State MARTA station. It is Atlanta's first Catholic church, although the original structure is no longer standing, but did survive Sherman's burning of Atlanta thanks to Father Thomas O’Reilly. Because the church was … Continue reading MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

LP Grant Mansion

MARTA to the Grant Mansion

The Lemuel P. Grant or L.P. Grant Mansion is a historic Atlanta home in Grant Park at 327 St. Paul Avenue. Grant was a civic leader, major landowner and railroad engineer in the early days of Atlanta. Today the house is one of very few antebellum structures in the city, built in 1856, and was the birth … Continue reading MARTA to the Grant Mansion

Hurt Building Atlanta

MARTA to the Hurt Building

The Hurt Building is a historic office tower in downtown Atlanta at 50 Hurt Plaza. Built between 1913 and 1926, it was one of the country's earliest skyscrapers at 17 floors. Recently it was a filming location for the TV series "The Walking Dead". The closest MARTA station to the Hurt Building is Five Points, … Continue reading MARTA to the Hurt Building