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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: Goldfarb, Stephen
Title: Techwood Homes
Date: 1979
Description: View of a sculpture at Techwood Homes in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 151.04.06

Techwood Homes was the first public housing project in the United States. It was dedicated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1935, but not completed until 1936. Techwood Homes was initially provided public housing for white families only. It was operated by the Atlanta Housing Authority. Techwood Homes was demolished in 1996 to make way for Centennial Place during the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Local identification number: ahc151004006a.jpg

Subjects: Dwellings--Georgia--Atlanta | Government facilities--Georgia--Atlanta | Sculpture--Georgia--Atlanta | Techwood Homes (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2006
Original Material: 35 mm color transparency | Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, Atlanta History Center
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.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/Goldfarb,12

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, 1979