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Jacob Elsas

CEO Art & History Center, The Patch Works Art & History Center in Atlanta

Cabbagetown: Changing Atlanta by Preserving History

PRESENTED ON DEC 09, 2018
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 38

Jacob Elsas, founder of The Patch Works History Center, describes the origins and gentrification of Cabbagetown, an old mill village in the heart of Atlanta. 

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A Love Letter to Atlanta

BY BRANDON BARR
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Brandon Barr of #weloveatl talks of his photographic love for the people of Atlanta. 

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Atlanta Is Not Special

BY CHRIS MARTIN
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Chris Martin, a Sociology PhD candidate, tells how Atlanta is not special and how its growth follows national trends. 

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I Can See My House from Here: The Rise of the Atlanta Airport

BY HANNAH PALMER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Hannah Palmer grew up in the neighborhood that would one day become the world's busiest airport, Harstfield-Jackson International Airport. But where did this behemoth come from? 

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Atlanta Coffee Culture: Your Latte is the Tip of the Iceberg

BY KEELAN LYONS
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Keelan Lyons is a coffee aficionado and brings us something of the history of the rise of the specialty coffee industry here in Atlanta and abroad. 

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Energy in Atlanta

BY KRISTI SWARTZ
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Kristi Swartz is an energy-focused journalist and speaks about how energy is changing in ATL. "How many of you know the Falcons are building a new stadium?"... "How many of you know Georgia Power is building two new nuclear reactors...?" Energy generation is changing and there are many players in the game, listen as Swartz talks about those players and where we are heading.

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Changing the World, One Dinner at a Time

BY KIRA WALKER
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 22, 2016

Might I interest you in NOT eating out once-a-month and, instead, using that money toward a collective good? Dining for Women looks to do just this, pool small funds amoungst an intimate group. These funds go on toward bigger, better initiatives all around the globe. Hear Kira Walker give us a breakdown of the program and why it resonates with her! 

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Preserving Prestigious Public Proclamations

BY DAVID ROSE
IN EASTON

Easton's Town Crier David Rose relates both the history of the Town Crier and his long involvement with the tradition in this lively and humorous presentation.

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Camp Atlanta

BY ANDREW K. STEIN
@ VOL 38 ON DEC 09, 2018

Andrew Stein and his nephew Theo explore Atlanta through their very own "Camp Atlanta."

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the weight of forgetting

BY INGRID SIBLEY
@ VOL 38 ON DEC 09, 2018

Ingrid Sibley discusses the signifigance of space to the African-American experience and the cost of gentrification.