Atlanta Then and Now is a captivating chronicle of history and change since the dawn of the camera age. It pairs historic photographs, many over a century old, with specially commissioned views of the same scene as it exists today showing the evolution of Atlanta.
•The capital of the New South, Atlanta blends the old-Southern charm and hospitality of its history with the fast pace and energy of the modern millennial city.
•With comprehensive data about the city’s evolution, this new compact edition of Atlanta Then and Now is the perfect take-along size for locals and tourists alike.
•Whether you’re a city slicker or a nature lover, this book offers stunning views of everything from sculpted skylines to wooded drives and green spaces.
•Stroll through the water jets of the Fountain of Rings, part of Centennial Olympic Park—21 acres of green space—created for the 1996 Olympic Games.
•Visit the historic Biltmore Hotel and see how it has been renovated into office, retail, and residential space.
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A native of southern Indiana, author Michael Rose has lived and worked in Atlanta for over twenty years. He is currently Director of Archives and Research Services at the Atlanta History Center's archival facility, the James G. Kenan Research Center. Having worked for years in the museum, gallery, and archival fields, he has written two previous photo books on Atlanta, one about 20th-century photojournalism, Atlanta Scenes, and Atlanta: A Portrait of the Civil War, documenting the wartime experience of the city and its residents.
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