Atlanta Central Library threatened twice with demolition, now with insensitive intervention


Docomomo US Staff


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Current renovation plans of Atlanta's Central library, that include drilling windows into the building's facade, are still on the drawing board despite push-back from community members during the public meeting held Tuesday night. Though the deteriorating interior needs a serious overhaul, the building is part of Atlanta’s architectural legacy and deserves to be preserved.


Docomomo US is partnering with our local chapter and colleagues in Atlanta and looking at a series of strategies to address the current design proposal. 


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