Vice City: Sex, Sin, and Booze
Saturday, December 1 @ 1:30pm
Looking to impress a hot date? Are you a history buff or Atlanta enthusiast? Hosting out-of-town friends and/or family and want to hype the hyper-local?! Vice City: Sex, Sin, and Booze explores the hard-living, rabble-rousing disrupters symbolizing a frontier town-transformed-cosmopolitan-metropolis on the one side. And on the other, a self-made aristocracy with a penchant for Victorian mores and values that closely guarded their provincial Southern capital’s image at any cost.
We are offering a 20% discount on this tour tour as a way of saying thanks for all of the love and support we’ve received so far in our inaugural year. Act soon. Space is limited.
We will meet at the southern tip of Woodruff Park at the statue Atlanta from the Ashes. Attendees will walk approximately 1.3 miles in 90 minutes. This tour will be run rain-or-shine.
12/1/2019The Temple Join us as we explore The Temple. Founded in 1867, the Temple is Atlanta’s oldest synagogue and one of the most historic Jewish religious institutions in America. Travel 150 years through its history to discover how the Temple and its community have changed and grown with time. Uncover a past forged by a commitment to both Jewish life and social justice work that continues to inspire and shape the city of Atlanta as a whole. Where The Temple, located at 1589 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Schedule 2-2:30: Nosh 2:30-3:30: Tour Price $18 for Members $25 for Non-Members Click here for more details and to book your tickets now! This tour is presented in partnership with The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.
1/26/2020The Roosevelt Plunge into historic Jewish Atlanta with exclusive tours of some of the city’s most significant sites! Join us as we explore an intimate behind-the-scenes access to Roosevelt High School. This tour delves into the:
- History of Atlanta’s public school system;
- Its expansion in the 20th Century; and
- and the unique heritage and architecture behind this neighborhood jewel located on the National Register of Historic Places.
3/22/2020Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill Plunge into historic Jewish Atlanta with exclusive tours of some of the city’s most significant sites! Join us as we explore Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill. Once the largest employer in Atlanta, the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill is now loft apartments and condos. Explore the Jewish history of the factory and how it gave rise to Cabbagetown and also Georgia Tech. Where Meet us at Patch Works Art and History Center, 593 Gaskill St. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316. (We will walk to Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts from this location) Schedule 10-10:30am: Welcome and nosh 10:30-11:30: Tour Price FREE! FREE! parking is available at Agave Restaurant which is next door to the Patch Works. Click here for more details and to book your tickets now! Presented in partnership with Phoenix Flies presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, and The Patch Works Art & History Center
4/5/2020Vice City: Sex, Sin, Stock Cars, and Booze The unabashed are invited to join us for a deep dive into Atlanta’s notorious red-light district; the combustible push-and-pull behind prohibition and race relations; and the dare-devil “trippers” who quenched Atlanta’s insatiable thirst by smuggling moonshine in souped-up Fords from the north Georgia mountains and laid the groundwork for NASCAR. Where This tour meets at the Atlanta Zero Milepost at 22-2 Peachtree St. Atlanta, GA 30303 Schedule 2-3:30pm Tour Price $18 for Members $25 for Non-Members Click here for more details and to book your tickets now! This tour is presented in partnership with The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.
5/17/2020The Beltline Twenty years ago, a Georgia Tech grad student outlined a vision in a master’s thesis that has literally transformed the Gate City. Today, nothing reflects the Atlanta’s 21st Century urban renewal better than the Beltline, a network of railroad tracks converted into biking and walking trails that will form a contiguous loop of 33 miles once completed. Join us for a tour of Atlanta’s past and present as we ponder what, exactly, these trends portend for the future. Where TBD Schedule 2-3:30pm Tour Price $18 for Members $25 for Non-Members Click here for more details and to book your tickets now! This tour is presented in partnership with The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.
11/3/2019Factory Town Originally known as the Fulton Mill Village, Cabbagetown has a long and storied history in the annals of the Southern mill town. Intrepid guests will navigate this historic district’s past and present by:
- Walking along its narrow European-like streets and viewing unique forms of architecture that contribute so greatly to the neighborhood’s character;
- Engaging with locally owned and family-run businesses along its 130-plus-year-old commercial center; and
- and learning about the Fulton Cotton Mill and bearing witness to its place in Atlanta’s complex social, economic, and cultural web in the 19th and 20th Centuries.