New PDF release: Atlanta's Parks and Monuments (Images of America)

By Rodney Mims Cook Jr.

ISBN-10: 146711006X

ISBN-13: 9781467110068

ISBN-10: 1531667880

ISBN-13: 9781531667887

because the city�s beginnings after the warfare of 1812, Atlanta has had a convention of establishing with a regard for turning into a world-class city. ahead of being burned through Union common William T. Sherman in 1864, the city�s visual appeal used to be defined by way of famous ecu architect and concrete planner Leon Krier as �looking like London within the 18th century.� Atlanta used to be surrounded via estates and plantations, and plenty of of the plantation developers have been stimulated via Greek and Roman structure. The argument of slavery on the contrary, developers observed Greek temples as symbols of democracy and, accordingly, embraced Greek and Roman revival structure because the dominant nationwide kind. nice monuments during this culture to the letter within the capital of the South.

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