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Atlanta City Hall

68 Mitchell St. SW, Atlanta, Georgia


Elevated view showing north(main) and west elevations

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey


Street View 


The Atlanta City Hall was designed by a prominent local architect, G. Lloyd Preacher. The materials used on the exterior and parts of the interior, marble, granite, brick and terra cotta were all Georgia products. Although several were planned, there are no major structures in the city with such elaborate set-backs. The Depression halted construction of other structures of this type, making the design unique in this city. According to a 1929 article, this "towering structure" was a "symbol of Atlanta's growth as a metropolitan center." -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 13, 1983
Reference number
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Late Gothic Revival
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
City hall
Current function
City hall
Period of significance
Significant year

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER