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Preservationists to call for saving Central State Hospital historic buildings at Aug. 31 meeting

Preservationists plan to press officials at an Aug. 31 meeting to back off a demolition plan for historic buildings at Milledgeville’s Central State Hospital. Friends of Central State Hospital (FCSH) and the Atlanta Preservation Center (APC) are among those who plan to attend the meeting of the Board of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health […]

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Atlanta’s historic Grant Mansion gets a new doorway from the past to the present

The grand front doorway of Atlanta’s historic L.P. Grant Mansion has been freshly reconstructed in the embodiment of preservation metaphors about portals to the past. The project “creates that natural gateway from the past to look at the future,” says David Yoakley Mitchell, executive director of the Atlanta Preservation Center (APC), which calls the 1856 […]

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Reporter’s Notebook: Spelman President welcomed back to Atlanta, MARTA names new CEO, Westside Wise Podcast launches

For The Braves’ first 25 years in Atlanta, the team was the worst in baseball — but that all turned around on Oct. 28, 1995. On that October day 27 years ago, The Braves won the World Series, becoming the first Georgia sports franchise to secure a major world championship. During this time, the team […]