Monthly Archives: November 2017

In The Middle Of Somewhere : Fox Theatre Lobby

In The Middle Of Somewhere (Post#11) : Fox Theatre Lobby Before and after the show, people gathered at the lobby to socialize and had a bit of fun before watching the show and before leaving the Fabulous Fox. These photos are part of Shaping Sound event at Atlanta Fox Theatre Photo Collection November 2015. Please follow and like us:20 Advertisements

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Interior : Atlanta Fox Theatre

Interior (Post#12) : Atlanta Fox Theatre Atlanta Fox Theatre is already part of history and its significance is being recognize not only in the city but in the whole country. The theatre has been planned for demolition before and due to circumstances it has been saved. Right now the 1920’s former movie palace is now self-sustaining as it generates income

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Six (6) Atlanta City Walks

When the weather in Atlanta becomes better, I took my chance to walk in some part of the city during my last weekend and last Friday in the metropolis. I grouped my walk in six major places as listed below. The order of these places that I saw in my leisure walk  around the city are not necessarily based on

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Strolling at Underground Atlanta (The City Beneath the City – Atlanta Walk Part 6)

When I reached Woodruff Park and as I walked along Peachtree St NW, I found another place that caught my interest to have a leisure walk and that was Underground. I first heard Underground place from my colleague at work based in Atlanta. And he recommended me to go there and have some time to look around. When I saw

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Discovery : Carriage Stone – Underground Atlanta

Discovery (Post#34) : Carriage Stone – Underground Atlanta Walking inside the streets of Underground such as Lower Alabama Street and Lower Pryor Street has some benefits in rediscovering history of Atlanta. One of the reminders of the old city are the carriages stones that still exist at the front of the stores along the street. Honestly, I didn’t knew the

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Chromatic Outlook : Humbug Square Sights – Underground Atlanta

Chromatic Outlook (Post#43) : Humbug Square Sights – Underground Atlanta While walking along Lower Alabama Street, I found a man and a bear sculpture which represents the common sights during the pioneering days of Atlanta along the said street from Peachtree Street and Pryor Street. The common sights show trained bears together with its master to show some entertainment to

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Colors : Lower Pryor Street – Underground Atlanta

Colors (Post#10) : Lower Pryor Street – Underground Atlanta When I entered the Underground, I walked along Lower Alabama Street and then the road that it crossed is the Lower Pryor Street. Once famous street and a rail road crossing which serves over 100 trains per day with direct service between Atlanta and New York City; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chattanooga, Tennessee;

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Discovery : 138-Foot Tower (Peach Drop) – Underground Atlanta

Discovery (Post#33) : 138-Foot Tower (Peach Drop) – Underground Atlanta When I walked towards Underground and when I passed the Peachtree Fountain Plaza, I saw a 138-foot tower. I didn’t knew at first if its significant in the area, the tower used where a huge like peach is drop as part of New Year’s Celebration in the city. Then, when

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Name Of The Place : Underground Atlanta

Name Of The Place (Post#40) : Underground Atlanta They call Underground as the “Original Streets” in Atlanta and “City beneath the city”. Underground is a shopping and entertainment all in one near in Five Points. This historical place has been going on its ups and downs for the past century and up to this point Underground still struggling to survive.

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Strolling at Downtown Atlanta (Peachtree Street Northwest – Atlanta Walk Part 5)

After coming from Centennial Olympic Park, my journey in exploring the city continues. I walked towards Andrew Young International Blvd NW and turned right in Carnegie Way NW until I reached it end at Forsyth St NW. From there I crossed the street to reach Margaret Mitchell Square which located between Forsyth St NW and Peachtree St NW. Margaret Mitchell

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Transportation : Atlanta – Streetcar

Transportation (Post#10) : Atlanta – Streetcar In Atlanta they call it as streetcar which reminds me of trams in Melbourne. Though I haven’t taken this one at the time of my walks in Atlanta, it gave me impression as I had seen photos of the city that it uses streetcar before specially in major street such as Peachtree Street but

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Random Angle : Flatiron Building (Atlanta)

Random Angle (Post#6) : Flatiron Building (Atlanta) Another interesting historical building that I found along Peachtree St NW is what they called Flatiron Building (or as English-American Building) which completed in 1897, 5 years earlier that Flatiron Building in New York. At the time that I found this building it was under renovations. This building is protected by the city

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Strolling at Centennial Olympic Park (Atlanta Walk Part 4)

The next place that I walked around was Centennial Olympic Park just beside Pemberton Place. While walking towards the park, I admired who did the urban planning of the area. Thinking how they carefully thought about the location of two major tourist destination Pemberton Place and Centennial Olympic Park. Because both locals and visitors can enjoy these places as it

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Discovery : Centennial Olympic Park – Fountain of Rings

Discovery (Post#32) : Centennial Olympic Park – Fountain of Rings While walking within Centennial Olympic Park, I found this interesting fountain that forms the Olympic rings. Below was the discovery that I learned about the said fountain. The photo is part of Atlanta Walks Photo Collection November 2015. The Fountain of Rings is the centerpiece of Centennial Olympic Park and is

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Featuring Our World : Centennial Olympic Park

Featuring Our World (Post#8) : Centennial Olympic Park Coming from Pemberton Place, I only need to cross Baker St NW to be able to reach Centennial Olympic Park. And one thing that I enjoyed aside from the things that it offers within the park, was the chance to see a bit of skyline of Atlanta. Even though it was not

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Strolling at Pemberton Place (Atlanta Walk Part 3)

Pemberton Place is home of popular city tourist spots such as Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the world until 2012, the World of Coca-Cola museum where the Coca-Cola secret formula is hidden in their vault and Center for Civil and Human Rights where you may have a chance to listen the unimaginable experience of people because of color discrimination

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Structure : World of Coca-Cola

Structure (Post#15) : World of Coca-Cola Seeing these photos of World of Coca-Cola from a distance, which I visited almost two years ago reminded me how great the museum was. The museum has modern style concept which for me a fantastic architectural design. These photos are part of Atlanta Walks Photo Collection November 2015. Please follow and like us:20

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Restaurant : Pemberton Cafe

Restaurant (Post#1) : Pemberton Cafe What can I say with this Cafe? It is an open-air beverage and food lounge. Honestly, this is just a typical cafe. When I came here to fill me in since I was really hungry, not so much people around. But still there were people whom like me that just wanted to eat after visiting

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