Lucky day for me yesterday: Chad Mason, local musician and good guy, invited me to visit his Wigwam home. Built in 1940, it's an international style chunk of Miami Beach planted at the east end of the MLK historic district. Here is some more Wigwam info from another fan.
Here is the wonderful Indian Brave keeping watch over the Wigwam and neighborhood.
Architecture tourists will find more than a cool building. It's at a great but an unsung Atlanta 5-points corner: Old Wheat Street, Auburn Avenue, and Randolph Street. Where else can you find the Martin Luther Home, Ebenezer Baptist Church and this strawberry door?
A Greek revival townhouse
The fountain, the palm tree, the pastels:
The 4th ward tower:
A couple of churches:
We architecture tourists have a gold mine on Auburn Avenue which deserves many more blog entries. Get over there and enjoy!
There are more Wigwam neighborhood pictures in my Flickr slide show.
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