Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects2018-09-21T10:46:54+00:00

    Project Description

    Old Fourth Ward

    Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects


    • Saturday
      12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    • Sunday
      12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


    • 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 4400
      Atlanta, GA 30308

    Site Details

    • Family-friendly

    • Photography permitted

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Special programming


    Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects is located on Atlanta’s Ponce de Leon Avenue and the Beltline. As the Architect of Record for the Ponce City Market project, and an office tenant, our firm has been integral in transforming Georgia’s largest historic building and surrounding site into a vibrant mixed-use activity hub. The core of the project is the adaptive reuse of the former Sears Roebuck and Company distribution center.

    Site work included demolition of 1960’s era parking decks and the construction of a new elevated plaza tying the building back to North Avenue. Exterior work involved the restoration of the exterior masonry surfaces and the rehabilitation of over a thousand steel framed windows. Of the original 2 million square feet, 1.8 million square feet of the existing building remains. This includes a rentable area of 1.2 million square feet with 600,000 square feet used for interior parking. The building now houses loft offices, residential units, and a wide variety of retail/restaurant tenants.

    Additional Information

    Architect: Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects, 2014
    Category: Architecture firm


    Nearest MARTA Station

    North Avenue


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