Atlanta Rising blog
THE EVENTS and places OF ATLANTA’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE THAT HAVE AND ARE TRANSFORMING THE CITY INTO THE INCREASINGLY MORE GLOBAL AND PROMINENT CITY OF TODAY AND TOMORROW.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
When was it established?
May 18, 1914
Where is it located?
In Midtown at 1000 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Who built it?
The current headquarters building was built in 2001. The design was created by Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Inc. of Atlanta in association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects of New York and built by Beers Construction Co. with Torcon Inc. and C.D. Moody Construction of Atlanta, and the Integral Group of Atlanta
How Big is it?
It is 746,000 SF and 10 stories tall
What’s Unique about this Place?
The building was built with Cherokee marble from the same quarry in Tate, GA, that supplied the marble for the Atlanta Fed’s 1964 building and other public buildings in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Also, it houses the office for the Fed, an operations center, and an education/training center
Why Should I Care?
The Federal Reserve’s Atlanta Branch plays a key role in maintaining and ensuring the economy is strong by conducting monetary policy. You can check their website for news and research about the health of the economy in the Southeast
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