Last updated: October 19, 2018
- Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA
- Architecture, Community Planning and Development, Social History
- Listed in the National Register – Reference number 100002207
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- Multiple owners
Portman is nationally known for his innovative ideas and approaches to design and planning as both architect and developer. His design concepts involved interior-focused architecture as seen in his use of atrium forms and his development of the “coordinate unit,” the interconnection of pedestrian-oriented city blocks. The district is also significant under social history for its association with the civil rights movement. The period of significance is 1961-1988.