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225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(404) 581-4000

Hours of Operation vary: Please visit http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/plan-your-visit/ We love all of our fans! We do ask you to remember that this is a fan page. We are excited about a dialogue with our fans, and are open to everyone's comments and opinions. However, we ask you not to ruin our fans’ experience here by using inappropriate or offensive language, or by posting information that is factually incorrect or even violent in nature. If through your words or actions you demonstrate that you are clearly not a fan of Georgia Aquarium and do not support its mission of education, conservation, entertainment and research, and create an environment which damages the fan experience, then your comments will be deleted and you will be denied participation on this page. If you have any concerns or need assistance, please e-mail us at [email protected] Thanks for your cooperation!

Landmark and Historical Place Near Georgia Aquarium

SkyView Atlanta
Distance: 0.3 mi Competitive Analysis
168 Luckie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(678) 949-9023

We are open every single day of the year, unless there are weather or general maintenance issues. Please be sure to check our Facebook page for day-to-day updates on our regular hours. Adult - $13.89+tax Senior - $12.50+tax Military - $12.50+tax Child - $9.26+tax (Each Gondola must have an Adult riding with the children) Payment Methods: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit or debit cards. For more information visit our website at www.SkyViewAtlanta.com For group or event sales please contact [email protected] Follow on Instagram @skyviewatl and Twitter @SkyViewAtlanta. SkyView Atlanta is a 200-foot tall Ferris wheel in the southern end of Centennial Olympic Park. It is located next to The Tabernacle and within walking distance from World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, National Civil and Human Rights Museum, College Football Hall of Fame, CNN Center, Phillips Arena, The Georgia Dome, and the Georgia World Congress Center.

Center for Civil and Human Rights
Distance: 0.1 mi Competitive Analysis
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(678) 999-8990

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movements. Experience family fun, interactive exhibits, original art & powerful stories of courage at The Center! Tour four immersive exhibit spaces, including The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, where visitors can view the personal papers and items to Dr. King. Visit our gift shop for T-shirts, memorabilia and more! The Center's designated event spaces and educational programs inspire visitors to join the ongoing dialogue about contemporary movements for human rights around the world. For more information on The Center, please visit http://www.civilandhumanrights.org/. Join the conversation on civil and human rights on Twitter @Ctr4CHR and Facebook. #1NSPIRED

Georgia State University Sports Arena
Distance: 0.9 mi Competitive Analysis
125 Decatur St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 413-4000

Capital City Club
Distance: 0.4 mi Competitive Analysis
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-3081

The Capital City Club is a private social club located in Atlanta, Georgia. Chartered on May 21, 1883, it is one of the oldest private clubs in the South.HistoryAccording to its charter, the purpose of the club is "to promote the pleasure, kind feeling and general culture of its members." Harry C. Stockdell was the club's first president. He was succeeded in 1884 by Robert J. Lowry; and in 1885 Livingston Mims began the longest term as president, serving, with a two-year interruption, from 1886 through 1906. Subsequent presidents have all served two years or less.The first club house was located at 43 Walton Street. In August 1884, the club moved to a new establishment at 114 Peachtree Street. The Club presently operates three facilities for the use of its members, the oldest of which, the downtown Atlanta club building on John Portman Blvd., was dedicated on December 16, 1911. Herbert Barker was the original architect of the golf course, which was completed in 1911. The Capital City Country Club, located in Brookhaven, was leased in 1913 and purchased in 1915. At that time the golf course was increased from nine to eighteen holes. The present country club building was erected in 1928. In the autumn of 2002 an additional club facility, the Crabapple Golf Club, was completed on 600acre in the northern portion of Fulton County, Georgia.

Georgia Tech Stadium
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
150 Bobby Dodd Way NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

German Bierfest Atlanta
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
Woodruff Park, Auburn Ave Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 262-1800 Ext 712

The 13th Annual German Bierfest™ will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 2-7 p.m. at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta. You can find more information at http://www.germanbierfest.com Presented by: the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc.

AT&T Midtown Center
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
675 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

678-867-7050

AT&T Midtown Center I is a 206.4m, 47-story skyscraper in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Completed in 1982, it serves as the regional headquarters of BellSouth Telecommunications, which does business as AT&T Southeast, and was acquired as part of AT&T's acquisition of BellSouth. BellSouth Corporate headquarters was located in the Campanile building, also in Midtown.BackgroundThe company, then called Southern Bell, originally planned to build the parking deck for the tower one block further east at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Peachtree Street. This would have required the razing of the historic Fox Theatre which would have been an especially great loss to the city after the downtown Loew's Grand Theatre was destroyed by fire in 1978. Tremendous opposition, protests, fundraising, and petition drives within the community prevented the Fox's demolition. Even Liberace spoke out on behalf of the "Fabulous Fox". In the end, a complicated deal was struck to build the parking deck on an alternate site north of the main tower on West Peachtree Street.

Georgia Tech Campanile
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
GA Tech campus
Atlanta, GA 30332

Georgia Power Corporate Headquarters
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
241 Ralph McGill NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

404-353-7997

Healey Building
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
57 Forsyth Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 588-0109

The Healey Building, at 57 Forsyth Street NW, in the Fairlie-Poplar district of Atlanta, was the last major "skyscraper" built during the first great burst of multi-story commercial construction preceding World War I. In fact, it was World War I, which led to the alteration of the original design, which called for twin towers connected by a rotunda. Only the west tower and rotunda were constructed before World War I broke out. The death in 1920 of William Healey forestalled continuation of the project after the war. According to Dr. Elizabeth Lyon in her National Register of Historic Places nomination, "The Healey Building has an elegance and high shouldered dignity which make it outstanding among its contemporaries." Those contemporaries include the Chandler, the Flatiron and Hurt Buildings among others. Although certainly distinctive for its physical appearance and location, the Healey Building is also associated with significant individuals in Atlanta history. Thomas G. Healey and his son William T. Healey were political and business leaders in the city - in the case of Thomas, dating back to pre-Civil War times. Their contributions to Atlanta's architectural history as contractors and businessmen are numerous and significant. In addition to the Healeys, the architects Thomas Morgan, John Dillon, and Walter T. Downing have left an important body of works as monuments to their skill and abilities.Born in 1818, Thomas G. Healey moved to Savannah, Ga. in 1846, from Connecticut. A few years later, he was in Atlanta working in the brick-making business and as builder/contractor in partnership with Maxwell Berry. Healey and Berry were responsible for a number of Atlanta churches and government buildings prior to the war, including the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Trinity Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and the United States Custom House (later City Hall). Following the destruction of the war, Healey was in the perfect business for the construction boom of the late 1800s, which rebuilt Atlanta. As his wealth accumulated, T. G. Healey became active in politics and other business ventures. One investment was in land, including the northwest corner of Marietta and Peachtree Streets where he built the first Healey Building. This location was the place where Atlanta's first elections were held in 1848 and where T. G. Healey's grandsons (William and Oliver) built the William-Oliver Building in 1930. From 1877 to 1882, Healey was president of the Atlanta Gas Light Company. In the 1880s, he was president of the West End and Atlanta Street Railroad Company, on the Executive Committee of the 1881 International Cotton Exhibition, and a Director of Joel Hurt's Atlanta Home Insurance Company (of which he was a purchaser of $5,000 in original stock). Politically, he was city alderman- at-large (1881) and mayor pro tem (1884). By 1889, the Atlanta Constitution was estimating Healey's wealth at between $500,000 and $1,000,000 - thus making him one of the fifteen richest men in the city. During this period, William T. Healey joined his father in his many business ventures, which still included brick making and real estate development. Among their joint enterprises were the Atlanta Car Works streetcar line (1892) and the development of a mineral water property, Austell Lithia Springs. After Thomas Healey's death in 1897, William carried on the family businesses, which came to include the new Healey Building of 1914. Excavations took most of 1913 and the project became known as "Healey's Hole," with seventy (seven feet square) wells filled with concrete reaching a depth of sixty feet.

Supreme Court of Georgia
Distance: 1.1 mi Competitive Analysis
47 Trinity Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 463-6782

The Supreme Court of Georgia is the highest judicial authority of the US state of Georgia. The court was established in 1845 as a three-member panel. Since 1896, the justices (increased in number to six, and then to seven in 1945) have been elected by the people, and today those elections are non-partisan. Three of the state's seven sitting Justices were re-elected, all unopposed, in 2012.The first Chief Justice of the Court was Joseph Henry Lumpkin, who was appointed in 1863. There have been 27 Chief Justices, and the current Chief Justice of the Court is Hugh P. Thompson.Bar admissionsThe Supreme Court of Georgia is unusual among state high courts in that it does not admit new lawyers to the state bar. Instead, new lawyers are admitted to practice by the superior court of a county where they live or wish to practice. The new lawyers must separately seek admission to the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.

The Blu' Bisque
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
323 Nelson St SW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(404) 593-1431

Blu’ Bisque is a Paint-Your-Own-Canvas-plus-Pottery Studio and creative Events Space, nestled in historic Castleberry Hill, on Nelson Street. Unleash your creative side! Join us for Art & DIY classes, Canvas Over Cocktails, Princess Parties, Creative Kids Canvas and more! With great activities for adults and kids, Blu' Bisque makes the perfect girls’ night out, date night, kids’ play date, or personal R&R break. Everyday is BYOB! Before or after you create your masterpiece, shop in the Blu’ Bisque Boutique for unique finds and treasures. Our buyers select the finest merchandise, perfect for gifting or keeping. Celebrate your special occasions with Blu’ Bisque! Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Girls Night Out and more. If you have a reason to celebrate, we can host it. Remember, you can bring your own food and beverage!

Georgia Tech main campus
Distance: 1.0 mi Competitive Analysis
640 WILLIAMS St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(404) 894-2470

Georgia Tech's main campus occupies part of Midtown Atlanta, bordered by 10th Street to the north and by North Avenue to the south, placing it well in sight of the Atlanta skyline. In 1996, the campus was the site of the athletes' village and a venue for a number of athletic events for the 1996 Summer Olympics. The construction of the Olympic village, along with subsequent gentrification of the surrounding areas enhanced the campus.The Georgia Tech campus is located in Midtown, an area north of downtown Atlanta. Although a number of skyscrapers—most visibly the headquarters of AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company, and Bank of America—are visible from all points on campus, the campus itself has few buildings over four stories and has a great deal of greenery. This gives it a distinctly suburban atmosphere quite different from other Atlanta campuses such as that of Georgia State University.

MIdtown Atlanta
Distance: 1.5 mi Competitive Analysis
10th & Piedmont
Atlanta, GA 30309

(678) 694-7253

Georgia-Pacific Tower
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
133 Peachtree St NE Bsmt
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 652-4000

Georgia-Pacific Tower est un gratte-ciel situé à Atlanta (Géorgie, États-Unis), dont la construction s'est achevée en 1982.Il est le sixième plus haut gratte-ciel de la ville d'Atlanta. L'immeuble mesure 212 mètres et possède 52 étages.L'immeuble fut dessinée par la firme d'architecte Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.Le siège social de la société Georgia-Pacific est situé dans ce bâtiment.Voir aussiArticles connexes Liste des gratte-ciel de l'agglomération d'AtlantaLiens externes Georgia-Pacific Tower sur Skycraperpage Georgia-Pacific Tower sur Emporis

90 Fairlie Condominium
Distance: 0.5 mi Competitive Analysis
90 Fairlie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-0120

Nine stories tall, its 21 units have been updated as boutique loft style condos. Windows span from floor to ceiling, some 15 ft tall. Inside, you'll find restaurant quality kitchens, wood floors, and open floor plans. The building is nestled in the center of what has become a small theater district where the corner is shared by a Federal courthouse and s popular pizza shop.

Carnegie Education Pavilion
Distance: 0.4 mi Competitive Analysis
310 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

The Carnegie Education Pavilion, more often known as the Carnegie Monument, is a marble beaux-arts monument located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The pavilion was constructed in 1996 from the exterior facade of the Carnegie Library, named after Andrew Carnegie. The monument pays homage to the legacy of Carnegie by serving as a monument to higher education in Atlanta, with the seals of nine local area colleges and universities embedded in the floor of the monument. The monument was commissioned in 1996 by the Corporation for Olympic Development in Atlanta and designed by Henri Jova. The pavilion is located in Downtown's Hardy Ivy Park, at the curve in Peachtree Street where it intersects with Baker Street. The monument's inscription reads: "The Advancement of Learning." It also features the inscriptions of the names of three famous Western poets "Dante", "Milton", and "Asop", in addition to the library's namesake, "Carnegie".The Carnegie LibraryFrom 1899 to 1901, Andrew Carnegie, the steel magnate and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, donated $145,000 to construct, furnish, and supply a new public library in Atlanta. A site was chosen at 126 Carnegie Way in downtown Atlanta. The library, built by New York architects Ackerman and Ross, opened in 1902. It was renovated in 1950 and 1966, and remained the central library of the system until it was demolished in 1977 in order to make way for the controversial Marcel Breuer-designed Central Library. The architectural bays of the original structure were preserved and used to create the pavilion twenty years after the building's demolition.

688 Club
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
688 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

The 688 Club was a popular alternative music venue in Atlanta, Georgia, located at 688 Spring Street, near the intersection of Spring and 3rd Streets. The 688 Club opened in May 1980 and closed in November 1986. The club was operated by Steve May. The club was co-owned by Tony Evans, John Wicker, and in its final years by Mike Hendry. Cathy Hendrix served as the club's music director. During its brief lifetime, the 688 played host to hundreds of punk rock, new wave and alternative rock bands - many of whom would later become world-famous.During the early 1980s, the 688 Club was the primary place for up-and-coming bands from Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, to get noticed. Among the groups that regularly played there were R.E.M. and Pylon. The club spun off an independent record label, 688 Records, which survived for a time even after 688 Club had closed its doors. Dash Rip Rock's self-titled debut LP was the first album released by 688 Records.After 688 ClubThe club re-opened as the "686 Club" on December 31, 1986 but was renamed "The Rollick" the next day. By 1990, the space was occupied by a club called "Weekends". The club operated as an industrial/goth club known as Tyranny from 1995 - 2000. The space was later occupied by Outa Control Inc. Sometime thereafter, the original building was extensively remodeled, and houses a Concentra urgent care medical facility.

The Armory at Dragon*Con
Distance: 0.5 mi Competitive Analysis
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

(214) 478-7856

The Armory is an exhibit/ presentation that takes place once a year at DragonCon in Atlanta. It consists of a museum-quality display of military weapons and equipment paired with panel discussions about their science and history. The display is curated by noted military historian Kevin Dockery and includes pieces from stone knives to nuclear weapons (inert of course), This track was created to educate, inform and entertain. The only items ever sold at The Armory are books and posters. These are the types of items seen only in museums or by those using them in the field. This is a rare opportunity to see these items up close and ...very personal. Do not miss out!

Goody's, Ponce de Leon, Atlanta
Distance: 1.2 mi Competitive Analysis
300 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Landmark and Historical Place Near Georgia Aquarium

SkyView Atlanta
Distance: 0.3 mi Competitive Analysis
168 Luckie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(678) 949-9023

We are open every single day of the year, unless there are weather or general maintenance issues. Please be sure to check our Facebook page for day-to-day updates on our regular hours. Adult - $13.89+tax Senior - $12.50+tax Military - $12.50+tax Child - $9.26+tax (Each Gondola must have an Adult riding with the children) Payment Methods: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit or debit cards. For more information visit our website at www.SkyViewAtlanta.com For group or event sales please contact [email protected] Follow on Instagram @skyviewatl and Twitter @SkyViewAtlanta. SkyView Atlanta is a 200-foot tall Ferris wheel in the southern end of Centennial Olympic Park. It is located next to The Tabernacle and within walking distance from World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, National Civil and Human Rights Museum, College Football Hall of Fame, CNN Center, Phillips Arena, The Georgia Dome, and the Georgia World Congress Center.

Capital City Club
Distance: 0.4 mi Competitive Analysis
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-3081

The Capital City Club is a private social club located in Atlanta, Georgia. Chartered on May 21, 1883, it is one of the oldest private clubs in the South.HistoryAccording to its charter, the purpose of the club is "to promote the pleasure, kind feeling and general culture of its members." Harry C. Stockdell was the club's first president. He was succeeded in 1884 by Robert J. Lowry; and in 1885 Livingston Mims began the longest term as president, serving, with a two-year interruption, from 1886 through 1906. Subsequent presidents have all served two years or less.The first club house was located at 43 Walton Street. In August 1884, the club moved to a new establishment at 114 Peachtree Street. The Club presently operates three facilities for the use of its members, the oldest of which, the downtown Atlanta club building on John Portman Blvd., was dedicated on December 16, 1911. Herbert Barker was the original architect of the golf course, which was completed in 1911. The Capital City Country Club, located in Brookhaven, was leased in 1913 and purchased in 1915. At that time the golf course was increased from nine to eighteen holes. The present country club building was erected in 1928. In the autumn of 2002 an additional club facility, the Crabapple Golf Club, was completed on 600acre in the northern portion of Fulton County, Georgia.

AmericasMart
Distance: 0.4 mi Competitive Analysis
240 Peachtree St NW, Ste 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 523-1229

AmericasMart Atlanta is located in Atlanta, Georgia and is one of the world's largest permanent wholesale trade centers. AmericasMart Atlanta consists of four buildings totaling seven million square feet. The Mart opened in 1957 and hosts several trade shows every year including Market Wednesday, Atlanta Apparel, Atlanta Spring Immediate Delivery, and The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. Trade show exhibitors rent permanent showrooms as well as temporary booths during trade shows. Some permanent showrooms are open daily, though many are open only part of the time or during trade shows. AmericasMart Atlanta is not open to the public and only employees and guests of registered businesses are admitted.StructureAmerica’s Mart Atlanta consists of four buildings, Building One, Building Two, Building Two WestWing, and Building Three. The Mart’s main address is 240 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2200, which is where the first building is located. Buildings Two and Three are located on Spring Street and Building Two WestWing is located on Williams Street. 24 pedestrian bridges connect the different buildings of the Mart for indoor access between buildings.HistoryA local architect of Atlanta, John C. Portman, designed the Atlanta Mart. The Mart opened in 1957, and Portman has held many positions of leadership since the founding. These include chairman of the board, chief executive officer, and a director. John Portman’s son, Jeffery Portman serves as the President of AMC, Inc., since 1994. AMC is the trading organization which is the parent company of AmericasMart Atlanta. In 1996 Jeffery Portman renamed the trading center AmericasMart, as before it was known as the Atlanta Market Center. He has worked to expand the Mart since his presidency, and is responsible for the Building Two WestWing, which opened in 2009 and is the newest addition.

The Armory at Dragon*Con
Distance: 0.5 mi Competitive Analysis
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

(214) 478-7856

The Armory is an exhibit/ presentation that takes place once a year at DragonCon in Atlanta. It consists of a museum-quality display of military weapons and equipment paired with panel discussions about their science and history. The display is curated by noted military historian Kevin Dockery and includes pieces from stone knives to nuclear weapons (inert of course), This track was created to educate, inform and entertain. The only items ever sold at The Armory are books and posters. These are the types of items seen only in museums or by those using them in the field. This is a rare opportunity to see these items up close and ...very personal. Do not miss out!

90 Fairlie Condominium
Distance: 0.5 mi Competitive Analysis
90 Fairlie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 522-0120

Nine stories tall, its 21 units have been updated as boutique loft style condos. Windows span from floor to ceiling, some 15 ft tall. Inside, you'll find restaurant quality kitchens, wood floors, and open floor plans. The building is nestled in the center of what has become a small theater district where the corner is shared by a Federal courthouse and s popular pizza shop.

Georgia-Pacific Tower
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
133 Peachtree St NE Bsmt
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 652-4000

Georgia-Pacific Tower est un gratte-ciel situé à Atlanta (Géorgie, États-Unis), dont la construction s'est achevée en 1982.Il est le sixième plus haut gratte-ciel de la ville d'Atlanta. L'immeuble mesure 212 mètres et possède 52 étages.L'immeuble fut dessinée par la firme d'architecte Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.Le siège social de la société Georgia-Pacific est situé dans ce bâtiment.Voir aussiArticles connexes Liste des gratte-ciel de l'agglomération d'AtlantaLiens externes Georgia-Pacific Tower sur Skycraperpage Georgia-Pacific Tower sur Emporis

Tech Tower
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
225 North Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

German Bierfest Atlanta
Distance: 0.6 mi Competitive Analysis
Woodruff Park, Auburn Ave Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 262-1800 Ext 712

The 13th Annual German Bierfest™ will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 2-7 p.m. at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta. You can find more information at http://www.germanbierfest.com Presented by: the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc.

688 Club
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
688 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

The 688 Club was a popular alternative music venue in Atlanta, Georgia, located at 688 Spring Street, near the intersection of Spring and 3rd Streets. The 688 Club opened in May 1980 and closed in November 1986. The club was operated by Steve May. The club was co-owned by Tony Evans, John Wicker, and in its final years by Mike Hendry. Cathy Hendrix served as the club's music director. During its brief lifetime, the 688 played host to hundreds of punk rock, new wave and alternative rock bands - many of whom would later become world-famous.During the early 1980s, the 688 Club was the primary place for up-and-coming bands from Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, to get noticed. Among the groups that regularly played there were R.E.M. and Pylon. The club spun off an independent record label, 688 Records, which survived for a time even after 688 Club had closed its doors. Dash Rip Rock's self-titled debut LP was the first album released by 688 Records.After 688 ClubThe club re-opened as the "686 Club" on December 31, 1986 but was renamed "The Rollick" the next day. By 1990, the space was occupied by a club called "Weekends". The club operated as an industrial/goth club known as Tyranny from 1995 - 2000. The space was later occupied by Outa Control Inc. Sometime thereafter, the original building was extensively remodeled, and houses a Concentra urgent care medical facility.

AT&T Midtown Center
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
675 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

678-867-7050

AT&T Midtown Center I is a 206.4m, 47-story skyscraper in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Completed in 1982, it serves as the regional headquarters of BellSouth Telecommunications, which does business as AT&T Southeast, and was acquired as part of AT&T's acquisition of BellSouth. BellSouth Corporate headquarters was located in the Campanile building, also in Midtown.BackgroundThe company, then called Southern Bell, originally planned to build the parking deck for the tower one block further east at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Peachtree Street. This would have required the razing of the historic Fox Theatre which would have been an especially great loss to the city after the downtown Loew's Grand Theatre was destroyed by fire in 1978. Tremendous opposition, protests, fundraising, and petition drives within the community prevented the Fox's demolition. Even Liberace spoke out on behalf of the "Fabulous Fox". In the end, a complicated deal was struck to build the parking deck on an alternate site north of the main tower on West Peachtree Street.

The Blu' Bisque
Distance: 0.8 mi Competitive Analysis
323 Nelson St SW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(404) 593-1431

Blu’ Bisque is a Paint-Your-Own-Canvas-plus-Pottery Studio and creative Events Space, nestled in historic Castleberry Hill, on Nelson Street. Unleash your creative side! Join us for Art & DIY classes, Canvas Over Cocktails, Princess Parties, Creative Kids Canvas and more! With great activities for adults and kids, Blu' Bisque makes the perfect girls’ night out, date night, kids’ play date, or personal R&R break. Everyday is BYOB! Before or after you create your masterpiece, shop in the Blu’ Bisque Boutique for unique finds and treasures. Our buyers select the finest merchandise, perfect for gifting or keeping. Celebrate your special occasions with Blu’ Bisque! Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Girls Night Out and more. If you have a reason to celebrate, we can host it. Remember, you can bring your own food and beverage!

Georgia Tech main campus
Distance: 1.0 mi Competitive Analysis
640 WILLIAMS St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

(404) 894-2470

Georgia Tech's main campus occupies part of Midtown Atlanta, bordered by 10th Street to the north and by North Avenue to the south, placing it well in sight of the Atlanta skyline. In 1996, the campus was the site of the athletes' village and a venue for a number of athletic events for the 1996 Summer Olympics. The construction of the Olympic village, along with subsequent gentrification of the surrounding areas enhanced the campus.The Georgia Tech campus is located in Midtown, an area north of downtown Atlanta. Although a number of skyscrapers—most visibly the headquarters of AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company, and Bank of America—are visible from all points on campus, the campus itself has few buildings over four stories and has a great deal of greenery. This gives it a distinctly suburban atmosphere quite different from other Atlanta campuses such as that of Georgia State University.

Supreme Court of Georgia
Distance: 1.1 mi Competitive Analysis
47 Trinity Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 463-6782

The Supreme Court of Georgia is the highest judicial authority of the US state of Georgia. The court was established in 1845 as a three-member panel. Since 1896, the justices (increased in number to six, and then to seven in 1945) have been elected by the people, and today those elections are non-partisan. Three of the state's seven sitting Justices were re-elected, all unopposed, in 2012.The first Chief Justice of the Court was Joseph Henry Lumpkin, who was appointed in 1863. There have been 27 Chief Justices, and the current Chief Justice of the Court is Hugh P. Thompson.Bar admissionsThe Supreme Court of Georgia is unusual among state high courts in that it does not admit new lawyers to the state bar. Instead, new lawyers are admitted to practice by the superior court of a county where they live or wish to practice. The new lawyers must separately seek admission to the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.