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Arkwright House, 1585 Ponce DeLeon Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Item Title


Location
1585 Ponce DeLeon Avenue, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2242
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1957 subsequent work
Significance: Architectural - The Arkwright House is a good example of the English Tudor Eclectic style built on a grand scale. Historical - The house was built by Preston S. Arkwright, a prominent Atlanta civic and business leader. Arkwright was president of the Georgia Power Company during its infancy. Arkwright used this house as his residence until his death in 1946.

Subjects
Churches
Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT TO THE WEST OF THE ARKWRIGHT HOUSE FACING SOUTHWEST FROM SOUTH PONCE DELEON AVENUE
2. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT FACING SOUTHEAST FROM SOUTH PONCE DELEON AVENUE
3. NORTH FRONT
4. NORTH FRONT FROM NORTHWEST
5. SOUTH REAR
6. SOUTH REAR FROM SOUTHEAST


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