Georgia Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings

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Southern Bell Telephone Company Building
Atlanta, GA
The first six stories of the Southern Bell Telephone Company Building were completed in 1929. The original design of Marye, Alger and Vinour called for 25 stories but it was truncated due to the Great Depression. The building was finally completed, with 14 stories, in the 1940s. The microwave communications tower was added in 1963. The building now houses the AT&T Communications Building. For more, see this website. [map]

Lerner Shops
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
The Lerner Shops women's apparel chain was established in 1918. This store was built in 1939. The building now houses a Rainbow clothing store. [map]

The Mangel's clothing store was built in 1934. The storefront was originally recessed with display windows on both sides. [map]

former Foremost Dairy
Atlanta, GA
This former Foremost Dairy was built in 1944. The building now houses Architectural Accents. [map]

Forsyth-Walton Building
Atlanta, GA
The Forsyth-Walton Building was built in 1900. The Art Deco facade was designed by Daniell and Beutell and added in 1936. [map]

More Atlanta:
Doctors Building
The Department Building
State of Georgia Agriculture Building

Arden's Garden
College Park, GA
This Arden's Garden juice bar building appears to be from the 1940s. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

First Federal Savings & Loan Association
Columbus, GA
The First Federal Savings & Loan Association building was built in 1925. Since 2013, the building has housed Columbus Eye Associates. [map]

More Columbus:
U.S. Post Office [map]

Blair-Rutland Building
Decatur, GA
The Blair-Rutland Building was built in 1939 and is used for office space. It was probably an apartment building originally. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

More Decatur:
Sharian Building

Ocmulgee National Monument Visitor Center [map]

Globe Shoe Company
Savannah, GA
The Globe Shoe Company was established in 1892. This building was designed by Levy & Clark and built in 1929. [map]

Karpf Building
Savannah, GA
The Karpf Building was built in 1935. It originally housed the B. Karpf, Benjamin Karpf's hat store. [map]

former Lerner Shops
Savannah, GA
Lockeby Building
Tifton, GA
This former Lerner Shops was designed by William Petty Bergen and built in 1947. The chain sold women's clothing. The building has housed Levy Jewelers since around 2013. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Lockeby Building was built in 1937. It may have housed a department store but I don't know which one. I don't believe it was a Kress, McCrory's or G.C. Murphy. It may have housed Loel's Dime Store which would fit the correct number of letters at the top of the building. The building now houses Jenny's Fashions. For more, see this website. [map]

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