A former medical director of Georgia’s largest hospital shares a connection with one of the hospital’s well-known physicians
Category: Stories of Atlanta
It was a world premiere and it had to be shown in Peachtree Street’s most historic theater
There was no question which Atlanta theater would host the world premiere of Gone With the Wind
It’s not often that a condemned building gets to live on after it is demolished
Among the more recognizable features of larger buildings constructed in the early twentieth century were the ornamental design elements that often gave buildings their personalities. The material of choice for these elements was terra cotta clay, primarily because it was relatively inexpensive, lightweight and could be easily molded or sculpted. These eye-catching details often elevated […]
It may be the most unorthodox trade in all of baseball history and it happened right here in Atlanta
It wasn’t exactly the trade of the century but, in 1948, it did make baseball history
The 1st great scholar of black life in America, he was an author, an activist and an Atlantan
Above all of his accomplishments, he will be remembered as a tireless advocate for social justice.
An Atlantan pursues his dream only to discover it is, in reality, his nightmare.
It only took one year as a lawyer to convince an Atlanta attorney that his destiny was not the practice of law.
A popular Atlanta attraction was once just a place called home.
You might be surprised at what becomes of one man’s idea a a place to go to get away from it all.
You know the notes but did you know they came from Atlanta?
They became the most recognized set of musical notes in the nation and they originated right here in Atlanta.
The Georgian Terrace Hotel serves as the launching pad for a national sensation.
No one imagined that the small business operated by a Georgian Tech student in a ballroom of the Georgian Terrace Hotel would one day become a national sensation.
Going It Alone
An Atlanta politician stands on the right side of history even though it means going it alone.
The power of a little girl’s dream to transform a city is celebrated in this weeks Stories of Atlanta.
In the wake of a destructive fire, one Atlanta newspaper found itself scooped by an upstart competitor.
If only the residents of Marthasville had known about the future of their young visitor.
Two missionary teachers, a newly founded school for Atlanta women, and the world-renowned industrialist whose surprise visit changed everything…This is the story of how a well known Atlanta institution got its name.
It is one of Atlanta’s most treasured works of public art, yet very few know its story.
Once Upon a Time in Atlanta
There is a reason behind everything, you just have to know the story. Coming to the Saporta Report … the Stories of Atlanta.