VIS 170.2168.001 Atlanta City Hall

Atlanta City Hall

Title Atlanta City Hall
Photographer Unknown
Description View of a secondary entrance to Atlanta City Hall, formerly the United States Post Office and Custom House, on the block bounded by Marietta Street, Forsyth Street and Fairlie Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Forsyth Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Marietta Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Fairlie Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Subject City & town halls--Georgia--Atlanta
Post offices--Georgia--Atlanta
Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Facades--Georgia--Atlanta
Plazas--Georgia--Atlanta
Lampposts--Georgia--Atlanta
Corporate Name Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States Post Office (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original circa 1916
Date Digital 2009
Type 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. sepia tone silver gelatin print
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 170.2168.001
Collection Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes The U.S. Post Office and Custom House was located on the block bounded by Fairlie Street, Marietta Street, Forsyth Street and an alleyway in Atlanta, Georgia. It was built in 1878 under the supervision of Thomas G. Healey and functioned as the city's post office until 1911. It then served as Atlanta City Hall until 1930 when the building was demolished.
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