PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS OF ATLANTA

Atlanta's official symbol is the mythic Phoenix - consumed by fire and risen from the ashes. Observe the city's rebirth as we visit Architectural gems that arose in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Based on your personal interests, your DTour will include some of the following:

COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS

  • Peachtree Street - Located along Atlanta’s main thoroughfare is one of the South’s oldest private social clubs, several historic churches and the site of the deadliest hotel fire in US history
  • Fairlie-Poplar Historic District - The commercial heart of Atlanta includes architectural styles popular in the late 19th and early 20th century and also contains Atlanta’s Flatiron Building, completed 5 years prior to New York’s
  • Midtown - Atlanta's 2nd largest business district contains its oldest Jewish Temple, a classical train station, a lavishly restored movie palace, and the hotel which hosted the premiere gala for Gone With the Wind

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOODS

  • Cabbagetown - Comprised of one of the 1st textile processing mills built in the South, the industrial area has been renovated to become the nation’s largest residential loft community surrounded by a neighborhood of restored millworkers ‘shotgun’ houses

  • Inman Park - Atlanta’s 1st planned ‘suburb’ contains a variety of restored Victorian mansions from the late 19th century including a Civil War Colonel, the founder of Coca-Cola, and even a former bordello

  • Grant Park - Home to the Atlanta’s oldest park, it houses the largest collection of Victorian homes and Craftsman bungalows in the city and one of the only homes that predates the Civil War

  • Druid Hills - This neighborhood designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape designer of NYC's Central Park, includes the historic mansions of some of Atlanta’s early leading families

CEMETERIES

  • Oakland Cemetery - The garden cemetery is the final resting place for various historical figures including Civil War soldiers, the author of Gone with the Wind and the founder of The Masters Golf Tournament

  • Westview Abbey - The Mausoleum is the largest of its kind ever built under one roof and includes the stunning Abbey Chapel showcasing 27 stained glass panels 

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