Jun 16, 2018  
Featured News
​In Memoriam: Mortimer Mercer Marshall Jr, NOMAC, FAIA, FCSI
Remembering Mortimer Marshall
Mar 10, 2018  
Featured News
Chasing Perfection: The Work and LIfe of Architect John S. Chase
Exhibit on John S. Chase

Other News

03 | 10 | 2018
01 | 24 | 2017
11 | 05 | 2015
10 | 23 | 2015
10 | 23 | 2015
07 | 02 | 2015
12 | 12 | 2014
12 | 10 | 2014
07 | 20 | 2014
Preserving African American Historic Districts
Join us on this exciting and unique mobile tour, “Impacts of Preservation & Reinvestments: African American Historic Districts,” that will visit three African-American historic districts in the City of Atlanta associated w ith the Civil Rights Movement – Sunset Avenue; Collier Heights; and Sweet Auburn.

Learn about the history, leveraged resources, and impacts of reinvestment to preserving the heritage of African-American communities. Explore how public and private reinvestment and historic preservation support the revitalization of these neighborhoods. Attendees will be introduced to the architectural and planning features of these three historic districts, development projects, and the challenges and opportunities experienced with this type of designation. View first-hand historic architecture, infill development projects, urban farming, new transit corridor, Main Street initiatives, community development revitalization efforts and so much more !

Engage  with  over  a  dozen  mobile  tour  speakers  including  elected  officials, residents, nonprofit groups, architects and planners. Travel by motorcoach and walking. Snacks and handouts provided. Attendees will be invited to an optional post-mobile tour networking dinner at a soul food restaurant.

S P O N S O R S :  Planning and  the  Black  Community Division  (PBCD)  of  the American  Planning   Association  (APA);  Atlanta  Chapter  of the  National Organization  of  Minority  Architects  (NOMA);  and  The  City of  Atlanta Office of Planning

Mobile Tour   Code: W008 CM Cost: $85 April 26-30, 2014 Atlanta, Georgia