All the folks I knew at Georgia Power / Southern Company worked at the corner of Peachtree and Baker. In 1981 they moved to the new Georgia Power Corporate Headquarters. Georgia Power moved out of downtown while technically staying downtown. Many of our big corporate citizens follow suit. They aren't coming back downtown.
I like the place OK. I've been to a meeting in the top floor boardroom, nice with a terrific view. Way better than the Jackson Street bridge.
But these folks aren't on Peachtree any more.
Seemed like a cool idea at the time. The utilities were growing with the region, security was a big issue, and the energy crises. They decided to build an energy conscious landmark between the downtown connector and the Civic Center.
And hey, nearly 300,000 vehicle occupants see it every day.
Round here you need a fence and wall.
Shuttles park here.
Pedestrian entrance with nice private park to the right.
"Venice to study the work of Sansovino Vincenza to study the work of Palladio Verona to study the rok of Sanmicheli Mantua to study the work of Romano Florence to study the work of Vasari and Ammanati Rome to study the work of Vignola and da Sangallo the Younger"
"I hope to complete my research of Sebastiano Serlio through first hand recording of the works of his contemporaries throughout Italy."
"The conferenacse that I attend and present at, the classes that I instruct currently at Georgia Tech...lead to my goal of becoming a professorof architectural history and promoting that field within the schools of architecture."
Palazzo del Te or Palazzo Te is a palace in the suburbs of Mantua, Italy. It is a fine example of the mannerist style of architecture, the acknowledged masterpiece of Giulio Romano. "I remember...seeing only one slide of some buildings folowed by research in textbooks showing the same view again."
The Palazzo degli Uffizi (Uffizi Palace) was built between 1560 and 1580 to house the administration of the government of grand duke Cosimo I de' Medici. The elegant building was designed by the duke's favorite architect, Giorgio Vasari,