Friday, December 2, 2011

Update: Your guide: 2 Loft Tours, 3 Home Tours, +art in 10 days beginning Dec 2

Honestly, this is almost too much goodness to handle. I know you've got Christmas shopping, guests coming into town, and the dog at your homework.

Just think happy thoughts about the Fulton Bag Mill towers.

It's hog heaven for Architecture Tourists in Atlanta.

Decatur Holiday Candlelight Tour of Homes and Decatur tour on Facebook
7 homes + 4 Points of interest and market
Dec 2, Fri, 5:30p-9:30p
Dec 3, Sat, 5:30-9:30p
Terry's tip: Take the shuttle. Don't miss the Decatur First United Methodist Church Chapel and the Julia Thompson Smith Chapel at Agnes Scott College: two takes on charming small chapels.
The Stacks Lofts + Artists Tour at the Fulton Bag Mill and Stacks Tour on Facebook
$5 Cash
14 lofts + 25 Artists
Dec 2, Fri, 6p - 10p
Dec 3, Sat, 2p - 8p
Terry's tip: The Bag Mill complex takes my breath away. R.S.V.P to for free guided historical tours at 12:30 or 2:00 Saturday. Awesome
Telephone Factory Art Show & Sale! and Telephone Factory Tour on Facebook and @TFactoryArtShow on Twitter
16 lofts 37 Artists
Dec 3, Sat, 11:00a-7:00p.
Dec 4, Sun, 1:00p-6:00p
Terry's tip: The definition of "hard" lofts, each one is surprise. Lot's of art for sale for Christmas including ceramics and jewelry. Shout out to clay artist Lori Bluff, who'll be in 102 one of the corner lofts with awesome light.
Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes and Va-Hi tour of homes on Facebook
$25.00 Advance. $30 Weekend of the Tour
8 Homes
Dec 10, Sat,10a-4p
Dec 11, Sun, 12p4p
Terry's tips: One of Atlanta's great neighborhoods. Tour the houses, have dinner, and party. How about George's?
Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes and music and a market and...
$15 Advance. $20 Weekend of the Tour
8 Homes, St Paul UMC, and the L.P. Grant Mansion
Dec 10, Sat, 6p-10p
Dec 11, Sun, 6p-10p
Terry's tips: You've probably been to the zoo and always wondered about the houses, decked out for Christmas to boot. I adore the unfinished Grant Mansion and St. Paul Methodist across the street.

If you don't mind, I'll tease a bit:

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You might see something like this inside a Stacks loft.

They don't build mansions today any prettier than this 100 year old factory building.

The Telephone Factory was built better than it needed to be.

Every loft is different.

What windows.

What coffee cups.

Grant Park Tour HQ is St. Paul which opened this building in 1907.

You need to start training immediately.

It'll hurt my feelings if you see me out and don't say hello.

P.S. Did you know there is a pool at The Stacks?



  1. Thanks for the shout out Terry. I'm looking forward to seeing you and your readers at the Telephone Factory this weekend.

  2. Don't forget the Decatur Tour of Homes is today and tomorrow as well!

    This year they are celebrating Oakhurst's 100th anniversary

  3. Oh no Charles, I'll get right back to work!

  4. Here's to hoping I can make it to at least one of these tours. They are too good to pass up. Thanks for keeping us informed Terry! -c

  5. Hello,
    Wow!!! such a nice home style i like it.....


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