Monthly Archives: February 2014

Easements Atlanta Participates in Phoenix Flies (x3)

The Atlanta Preservation Center’s Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites, March 7-23, 2014, will feature events presented by Easements Atlanta, Inc. (EAI), among other local historic attractions.  As EAI revels in its 30th year, we will be host to not just one event but three events this year.  This unique annual program gives the public access to hundreds of free events at historic sites important to Atlanta’s past, present and future.  Guided walking tours, bicycle tours, exhibits and lectures are among this year’s 230 free events.  A full listing of events is posted on the Atlanta Preservation Center’s website, but here’s […]

Easements Atlanta Celebrates 30 Years

Thirty years ago Easements Atlanta, Inc. (EAI) was a newcomer to Atlanta’s preservation community, but incredible support launched us quickly as a facilitator within the local preservation movement.  When EAI was established in 1984, Atlanta had a strong preservation voice.  Yet there were limited incentives to encourage historic preservation.  EAI was created to bring awareness to the benefits of historic preservation easements at a local level (a preservation tool created by the Federal government in 1976) and accept this type of charitable donation.   Within days of opening our doors, EAI began to accept donations of historic preservation easements.  Today […]