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Druid Hills Historic District, US 29, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Location
US 29, Atlanta+vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2390
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1052).
Significance: Druid Hills is historically significant primarily in the areas of landscape architecture, architecture, and community planning. Druid Hills is the finest example of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century comprehensive suburban planning and development in the Atlanta metropolitan area, and one of the finest turn-of-the-century suburbs in the southeastern United States. Druid Hills is more specifically noted because: (1) it is a major work by the eminent landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and his successors, and Olmsted Brothers, and the only such work in Atlanta; (2) it is a good examples of Frederick Law Olsted's principles and practices regarding suburban development...

Subjects
Recreation
Residential Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
REVISED PRELIMINARY PLAN FOR AVENUE
PLAN
PRELIMINARY PLAN SHOWING BELL STREET EXTENSION & CLIFTON PIKE RELOCATION
PLAN OF LOTS AND BLOCKS
TYPICAL CROSS SECTIONS FOR PARKWAY AND 50' ROAD TO ACCOMPANY PLAN NO. 74
GENERAL PLAN
SKETCH FOR ECONOMICAL ARRANGEMENT OF ROADS & WALKS OVER PEAVINE CR. IN SECTION II
SKETCH SHOWING PROPOSED LOCATION FOR CLIFTON ROAD
TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP
1930 CITY OF ATLANTA QUADRANGLE MAP


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