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Hastings' Seeds, Marietta Street, photographed circa 1950s. #flashbackfridayThe Hastings Seed Building is permanently protected by a preservation easement held by Easements Atlanta, Inc.In 1913, the Mackle & Crawford Construction Company built this warehouse and business building for the F.J. Cooledge and Sons Company, a glass and paint manufacturer. In 1940, the building was sold to the Hastings' Seed Company, which used it for shipping and receiving as well as a landscape supply store. The building is an excellent example of utilitarian industrial architecture, featuring exposed concrete ceilings, wood floors, and oversized windows.In 1994, the building was rehabilitated into loft apartments and gallery space, and today the upper floors are condominiums and the lower level is used for retail.Photo courtesy of Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. ... See MoreSee Less
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Timeline PhotosIt's been 20 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001. In states across the country, we remember those we lost. On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted. At the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the Tower of Voices serves as both a visual and audible reminder of the heroism of the forty passengers and crew of United Flight 93.Photo of the Tower of Voices by the National Park Service. ... See MoreSee Less
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