Creation of Modern Midtown: An Atlanta Walking Tour

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Creation of Modern Midtown: An Atlanta Walking Tour

Atlanta Preservation Center Guided Walking Tour of the Midtown SoNo Commercial District

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Rufus Rose House 537 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, GA 30308

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

Tour Atlanta’s first commercial district built north of Downtown. Learn about the businessmen, architects, and prominent families who drove the creation of the district. Experience Peachtree Street as a timeline by following the architectural development from Queen Anne period styles to Art Deco to New Formalism.

Hear about celebrities such as Margaret Mitchell and Julia Roberts, and of Midtown oddities such as Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie's throne and a Japanese Zero war plane.

The details

  • The tour will last approximately two hours.
  • Tickets are required; no walkups allowed.
  • Face masks are currently optional for tours, however you are welcome to wear a mask if it makes you more comfortable.
  • The tour is subject to cancellation at the guide's discretion due to inclement weather at the tour starting point. You will be notified via email.

Interested in a private group tour? Contact for more information.