TOURS

Convergence Tours

From public art to urban renewal, tours led by local SEGD members will showcase new offerings that make Atlanta a global city for design and innovation! 

Walking Tours

1: Piedmont Park and the Beltline  Sponsored by Site Enhancement Services
> piedmontpark.org | beltline.org

Walking tour: Atlanta is a city of Trees! This outdoor focused tour starts off in Midtown at the Loews Hotel and ventures east to historic Piedmont Park and the northeastern segment of the Beltline.

2: Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Garden | Sponsored by Image Manufacturing Group
piedmontpark.org | atlantabotanicalgarden.org

Walking tour: This outdoor focused tour mirrors Tour 1 but maintains a closer proximity to the Olmstead designed Piedmont Park and focuses on the Atlanta Botanical Garden including the formal garden, greenhouses and forest.

3: Type Walk | Sponsored by Artcraft Display Graphics

Walking tour: Type Walk was created to show participants significant historical and contemporary typographical lettering that is integral to the urban landscape of Atlanta.

Destination Tours

4: Martin Luther King Jr. Museum and Carter Center
thekingcenter.org | cartercenter.org

Bus tour: This tour heads west to the historical neighborhoods where Martin Luther King Jr. lived, worked, and advocated for fundamental change. The Carter Center and Presidential Library consists of exhibits curated and designed by members of the SEGD community.

5: Old 4th Ward and Ponce Market Sponsored by Henry Incorporated
h4wpc.com | poncecitymarket.com

Bus and Walking tour: Head into the historical 4th Ward Park where urban revitalization is shaping a new neighborhood of mixed use development and landscaped public space. See how the Beltline has created a new urban experience for people to live, work, and play>

6: World of Coca-Cola and Centennial Olympic Park  | Sponsored by DeNyse Companies
worldofcoca-cola.com | centennialpark.com

Bus tour: It all started here in Georgia. Atlanta is home to Coca-Cola’s global headquarters, and the secret recipe. Experience the World of Coke, with its iconic environmental graphics, and museum experience designed by members of the SEGD community. Situated within the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park, experience the space where the world convened for the 1996 Olympic Games.

7: CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park
cnn.com | centennialpark.com

Media giant Turner started in Atlanta in the 1970’s as a local station called WTBS. The media giant changed the world with a 24-Hour news concept in 1980 called Cable News Network. Today Atlanta remains CNN’s World Headquarters. This tour will give you a behind the scenes look at the media and news world situated alongside other venues such as the Philips Arena and the Centennial Olympic Park, all developed in the lead-up to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

 

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