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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: Fisch, Joseph C., 1907-1966
Title: Kimball House
Date: 1954
Description: View of the Kimball House Hotel from Pryor Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 172.094.002

The Kimball House was originally built in 1870 by businessman H. I. Kimball. The six-story building was the largest hotel in Atlanta at that time, and was bound by Peachtree Street, Wall Street, Decatur Street, and Pryor Street. In August of 1883, the first Kimball House hotel was destroyed by fire, and a second hotel was built on the same spot in 1885, and was also named the Kimball House. In 1959, the second Kimball House was demolished and a parking garage built where it once stood.

Local identification number: ahc172094002a.jpg

Subjects: Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta | Automobiles--1950-1960 | African Americans--1950-1960 | Kimball House (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Pryor Street (Atlanta, Ga.) | Plaza Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2008
Original Material: 35 mm color transparency | Joseph C. Fisch 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 agreements may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/JCF,84

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Joseph C. Fisch Photographs, 1954, 1963