126-255 Auburn Avenue (Commercial Buildings), Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA
Buildings include: Atlanta Life Building, Atlantic Life Building, Smith House, Rucker Building, Hooper Building, Alexander Building, Bethel Towers, Big Bethel Church, Odd Fellows Building & Auditorium, Cox Building, Salvation Army Building, Atlanta Daily World, Kingsmen Motel, Bell Building, Callaway Building, Mutual Federal Savings, Herndon Building, & Rucker House.
Significance: The 1979 "Sweet Auburn" Project which included both documentary recording of historic structures and proposals for their rehabilitation was initiated by the Historic American Building Survey of the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. This pilot project was under the direction of the survey's chief, John Poppliers and Kenneth L. Anderson, principal architect. Technical Preservation Services provided a staff historian, Dan Durett, to coordinate the project...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-61, FN-82
Survey number: HABS GA-1170-C
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76000631