Historic Candler Building’s Conversion to Downtown Hotel is Back Underway

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The conversion of one of downtown’s oldest office towers into a boutique hotel is back on track, following two years of uncertainty.

Construction crews have commenced interior demolition at the Candler Building, which lords over Peachtree Street at the northern edge of Woodruff Park. Permits were issued last month for work on what’s tentatively called the Candler Hotel...

…First opened in 1906, the structure was built by Asa Griggs Candler, founder of Coca-Cola, who would go on to become mayor of Atlanta.

Upon its debut, the Candler Building was the tallest in the city, and it retained that title for 23 years. At the time, some observers viewed its location—several blocks north of Five Points, then the epicenter of Atlanta—as far removed from downtown.

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