Grand scheme for a civic center complex in downtown Atlanta - 1944.  An elevated highway would have separated the whole thing from the north side of downtown, and a twin of City Hall was depicted across from the original on a large public square.

Grand scheme for a civic center complex in downtown Atlanta - 1944.  An elevated highway would have separated the whole thing from the north side of downtown, and a twin of City Hall was depicted across from the original on a large public square.

West Peachtree Street looking toward Pershing Point in 1948.  See the now and then transformation at WhatWasThere. Midtown Atlanta.

West Peachtree Street looking toward Pershing Point in 1948.  See the now and then transformation at WhatWasThere. Midtown Atlanta.

1948 photo of a home on Piedmont Avenue, possibly on the edge of Ansley Park.  

1948 photo of a home on Piedmont Avenue, possibly on the edge of Ansley Park.  

Undated photograph of a commercial building on 11th Street, possibly 1940s.  The cross street is probably Crescent Avenue, as the Southern Bell Telephone building that stood at 10th and Crescent can be seen in the background.  Midtown Atlanta.

Undated photograph of a commercial building on 11th Street, possibly 1940s.  The cross street is probably Crescent Avenue, as the Southern Bell Telephone building that stood at 10th and Crescent can be seen in the background.  Midtown Atlanta.

Piedmont Driving Club, 1942

Piedmont Driving Club, 1942

1946 views of West Peachtree Street at 14th Street.  Midtown Atlanta

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1222 Peachtree Street, Piedmont Life Insurance Co., 1948

1222 Peachtree Street, Piedmont Life Insurance Co., 1948

Ca. 1941 view of Victorian mansions at the southwest corner of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue.  Midtown Atlanta
(via Atlanta History Center Album. Midtown Atlanta)

Ca. 1941 view of Victorian mansions at the southwest corner of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue.  Midtown Atlanta

(via Atlanta History Center Album. Midtown Atlanta)

Undated, but likely 1940s, photo of Peachtree Street at 10th Street.  I believe this is looking east down 10th Street.  Midtown Atlanta

Undated, but likely 1940s, photo of Peachtree Street at 10th Street.  I believe this is looking east down 10th Street.  Midtown Atlanta

(via Georgia’s Virtual Vault : Item Viewer)
Atlanta Debutante Halloween Ball held at Piedmont Driving Club, 1948

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Atlanta Debutante Halloween Ball held at Piedmont Driving Club, 1948