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Civic Center MARTA Station

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Cronk, Duane L.
Title: Civic Center MARTA Station
Date: 1978 Dec.
Description: View of the construction of the Civic Center MARTA Station, looking towards Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Skylines; Birds eye; Birdseye

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the principle rapid transit system for the city of Atlanta, and outlying counties. MARTA was established in 1965 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly. In 1972 MARTA purchased the Atlanta Transit System and took control of the area's bus transportation. Construction began on a rapid rail system in 1975 with the first rail service commencing in 1979.

Subjects: Building--Georgia--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Building sites--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Local transit--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Construction workers--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority | Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Building materials--Georgia--Atlanta | Building--Equipment and supplies | Transportation--Georgia--Atlanta | Men--Georgia--Atlanta | Concrete construction--Georgia--Atlanta | Flooring, Concrete | Structural frames | Steel framing (Building)--Georgia--Atlanta | Streets--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print | Duane L. Cronk Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Duane L. Cronk Photographs, 1978-1980, undated