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    Check out this interesting photo that the Atlanta History Center posted of the Downtown Connector under construction in 1962. The photo is facing west, towards the area where our campus would later be constructed beyond the tall buildings towards the top of the photo.  
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1962 view of the Downtown Connector under construction at the North East Expressway (now Freedom Parkway).
Browse and order prints from our collection.

    Check out this interesting photo that the Atlanta History Center posted of the Downtown Connector under construction in 1962. The photo is facing west, towards the area where our campus would later be constructed beyond the tall buildings towards the top of the photo.  

    atlantahistorycenter:

    1962 view of the Downtown Connector under construction at the North East Expressway (now Freedom Parkway).

    Browse and order prints from our collection.

    — 2 years ago with 47 notes
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      Too bad we can’t go back in time and say “HOLD UP; Do you really think this is a good idea?”
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      The era that Atlanta was split. You know how you feel about going north or south of 20. Or the nerds across the Atlanta...
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    12. justapinchofsouth reblogged this from atlurbanist and added:
      Almost as bad as...the 1962 construction of the Downtown Connector.
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      Downtown Connector under construction at...North East Expressway (now Freedom...
    14. greenwave reblogged this from atlurbanist and added:
      It really was
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      The bombing of Atlanta, 1962 Look at the damage that took place when a 20-megaton bomb filled with asphalt was dropped...
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      That right there was one helluva mistake.
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      Check out this interesting photo that the Atlanta History Center posted...in 1962. The...
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      Evil evil road
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      The downtown connector was the worst idea; “Oh, yeah, like let’s merge two major interstates together into one city, for...
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      I would love to juxtapose this picture with one...just a few months prior to find out...
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