It's gone. It didn't have a chance. I'm not over it.
It's been abandoned and for sale for years. It's on 9th, one of Atlanta's great streets, at an elevation that will give it views of Piedmont Park.
See the roof in the background? That's The Children's School.
Do I need to explain: a side-facing house with a side garden. It reminds of Charleston don't you think? I love the end-on gables look.
The brick and metal fence belong to the house next door. The white pickets surround the teardown. The house was too small, too beat-up to survive in midtown, even in this "bust."
A grassy driveway four blocks from Peachtree Street?
The is the 9th street facade.
I hope it's good. Two words: rooftop deck.
What's so great about 9th Street? It's got everything: one block from Piedmont Park, apartments and near-mansions, housing for students and millionaires.
Nobody would plan or build 9th Street today.
It can take both of these:
The brick building to the left is a modest double shotgun apartment with a dumpster in the front.
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