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Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Coffin, Zachary, 1968-
Title: Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Date: 1987
Description: Marriot

View of the interior of the Atlanta Marriott hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.08.30

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is the 14th tallest skyscraper in Atlanta, built in 1985. It was designed by Atlanta architect John C. Portman, Jr. and is often referred to as the "Pregnant Building" because of its bulging base. Another defining feature of the hotel is its large atrium which was the largest in the world at its completion, spanning the entire height of the building and consisting of two vertical chambers divided by elevator shafts and bridges.

Local identification number: ahc158008030a.jpg

Subjects: Architectural elements--Georgia--Atlanta | Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta | Interiors--Georgia--Atlanta | Portman, John, Jr., 1924-, architect | Marriott Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) | Peachtree Center Avenue (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, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. 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?/southline,23

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs