Archive for January 2020

Housing Projects

Not only was Techwood Homes the first in Atlanta, it was actually the first in the entire nation, and built solely for white families. Built almost simultaneously with University H...

Murder of Robert Alston

This story ends on March 11, 1879, around 6:40 pm. Lt. Col. Robert Alston lay dead on a sofa inside the home of Dr. Tabor, over on Decatur Street. He had been shot in a duel by his...

Decatur

This week, I'm tackling a much-requested episode on Decatur. Starting with dinosaurs and heading to the early 20th century, listen in to learn about the streets, people, churches, ...