Does Anyone Remember?

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The mod, fun, 1961, mid-century modern

ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ! ? !

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All turquoise and white, folded concrete roof slabs, lots of curved ramps, inside and out, mosaic tiles…

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… and glass window walls so you could watch the planes take off.   The new $21 million terminal opened in 1961. It was the largest in the country and could handle over six million travelers a year; the first year nine and half million people passed through.

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Even the Gulf service station sported folded concrete roof slabs… how futuristic!

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And do you remember?  A similar funky mid-century modern architecture gas station at Lenox Square?

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4 thoughts on “Does Anyone Remember?

  1. Commenter #1 is right! These are fantastic photos. I wonder if you’d consider mentioning in the post that they were all borrowed from the Atlanta Time Machine? I’m always glad to share, but a little attribution seems like the right thing to do. Thank you.

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    1. Absolutely, Greg… my apologies. Thank you for pointing that out and thanks for the many hours and days of enjoyment I have had reading your fantastic site. If anyone hasn’t seen it, you must go immediately to AtlantaTimeMachine.com to see a museum’s worth of old Atlanta photos where many historic tales unfold.

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