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Photo of people walking down a ramp in front of the High Museum's exterior with midtown buildings in the background.
Tickets

Event Details

October 6, 2021
2:00 pm –3:30 pm

Price

Members: $14
Not-Yet-Members: $18
Registration Required

Location

High Museum of Art
Meet in Taylor Lobby

Event Description

This walking tour will observe museums, art installations, religious architecture, and expansive office and shopping buildings located along Peachtree Street in the northern end of the Midtown Arts District. We will also discuss the quiet historic neighborhood of Ansley Park down the hill, as well as oddities such as The Castle, tucked between tall office towers.

For this walking tour, we will meet in the Taylor Lobby before moving outside. The tour will last ninety minutes and cover roughly five blocks along Peachtree Street. Stools and headsets will be provided.

In case of extreme weather, the tour will be rescheduled for Wednesday, October 20, at 2 p.m.

For questions or more information, please email lifelonglearning@high.org or call 404-733-5051.

About Your Instructor

Laura Morton smiling in a headshot.

Laura Morton is an architect who specializes in historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects throughout Atlanta and the Southeast, and in her ten-year career, she has completed numerous mixed-use/multifamily projects, hotels, commercial developments, and renovations, as well as a few new construction projects. She graduated cum laude from Oklahoma State University in 2010 with a bachelor of architecture and a minor in architectural history and theory. She is active in AIA Atlanta, currently serving on the board as secretary, and completed AIA Georgia’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program in 2019.

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