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OVER-ALL MARIETTA STREET ARTERY HISTORY


 

UPPER ARTERY INTRODUCTION

Building / Origination Date / Address

1.Atlanta Water Works / 1892 / Hemphill and 14th Street

2.Atlantic Steel Company / 1901 / Between Bishop St. & north of Home Park

3. Black Bear Brewery (Ashby Street Trolley Barn) / 1904 / 975 Ashby Street

4. Exposition Cotton Mills (Demolished) / 1881 / approx. 841 Ashby Street

5. Hatcher Appliance Company

6. H.G. Poss and Company / c.1930's / 1085 Howell Mill

7. Howell Interlocking ( junction of four RR lines)

8. King Plow Arts Center / 1890 / 877 West Marietta St

9. Laura Haygood Grade School / 1938/ 921 Howell Mill Road

10. Miller Union Stock Yards /Late 1800's?/ Area between Howell Mill Road, Marietta Street and Railway.

11. Murray Company (Van Winkle Gin and Machinary Company) / 1889 / 1200 Foster Street

12. Murphys Dairy Company / 1948 / 1010 Howell Mill Road

13. Puritan Soap Company

14. Ragsdale Horse and Mule Company /1000 Marietta Street / 1900

15. Saddle Shop/ 1914 / 914 Brady Ave

16. S.E. Meat Company/ 1908 / 914 Howell Mill Road

17. Upchurch Packing House/ c. 1930's / 1008 Brady Ave.

18. Westinghouse Building/ 1941 / 500 Bishop Street

19. White Provision Company/ 1910 / 1170 Howell Mill Road


 

MID ARTERY INTRODUCTION

Building / Origination Date / Address

1.Allied Warehouse #2

2 .Atlanta Spring Bed Company - Block Candy Company/ c.1900/ 512 Means Street

3. Atlanta Buggy Company and Hatcher Brothers Furniture Company/ c.1903 / 530-544 Means Street

4. Engineering Book Store / c.1930 / 748 Marietta Street

5. H.B.Davis Building -Hotel Roxy / 1921 / 764-772 Marietta Street

6.Nexus Art Center

7. Northyards Business Park

8. Centennial Place


 

LOWER ARTERY INTRODUCTION

Building / Origination Date / Address

1. F.J.Cooledge and Sons-Hasting Seed Company /1913 / 434 Marietta Street

2. Selig Company Building-Pioneer Neon Building / 1915 / 330-346 Marietta Street

3. Centennial Place


 

Civil War Sites and Markers (CWM)

UPPER ARTERY ONLY

1. Huff House (relocated?) / 1830 / Huff Road

2. (CWM) Dexter Niles House

3. (CWM)General Stewart's Headquarters

4. (CWM) Confederate Army Command Changed - Headquarters of General Joseph E. Johnston where on July 18, 1864 the transfer of the command of the Army of Tennessee was made to Gen. John B. Hood.

5. (CWM) Surrender of Atlanta, September 2, 1864


 

Historic Districts/Neighborhoods

1. Home Park - UpperArtery

1. Howell Station Historic District - Upper Artery

2. The Historic District Of the Georgia Institute of Technology - Upper and Mid Artery

3. Techwood Homes Historic District - Mid and Lower Artery

4. Castleberry Hill Historic District - Lower Artery

5. Fairlie-Poplar Historic District - Lower Artery


 

Local Culture

1. Alexander Hill / Foster Street Arts and Antiques

2. Northside Tavern

3. Tucker Mott Development


 

Mill Housing / Residential Neighborhoods

1. Bland Town

2. Exposition Cotton Mills (Demolished)/ 1881 /approx. 841 Ashby Street

3. Home Park

4. Howell Station Historic District


 

1940s-1950s photos compared to present day photos

UPPER ARTERY

1. Howell Mill Road and Huff Road looking south

2. Howell Mill Road and Huff Road looking east

3.The fork of Marietta Street and Howell Mill Road looking north

 

MID ARTERY

1. Marietta Street and Bankhead looking north

2. Marietta Street and Bankhead looking south

3. 745 Marietta (Post Office) looking north towards old fire station

 

LOWER ARTERY

1. Marietta Street looking south with Hasting Seed and Giant

 

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