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Clark Howell Homes, Building 12-A, 500 Lovejoy Street, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Clark Howell Homes, Building 12-A, 500 Lovejoy Street, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



Significance: Building 12-A is a typical residential building in Clark Howell Homes, which is considered eligible for the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Clark Howell Homes is the first public housing project to be completed by the Atlanta Housing Authority, which was created in May 1938. Clark Howell Homes in a representative example of pre-World War II housing projects constructed by local housing authorities nationwide with the assistance of the United States Housing Authority. Clark Howell Homes was designed by the prominent Atlanta firm of Hentz, Adler, and Schutze. The project was named in honor of Clark Howell, Sr., one of several Atlanta businessmen who were instrumental in securing federal funds to alleviate slum housing conditions in Atlanta during the 1930s.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N522
Survey number: HABS GA-2309-C
Building/structure dates: 1939- 1941 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1939- 1941 Initial Construction



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Hentz, Adler & Schutze
Armistead, J Warren
Henderson, Edith
Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta
Lose, Robert G
Newcomb & Boyd
Howell, Clark
KitWrites, contractor
EDAW, Inc., contractor
Quigley, Thomas, field team
Myrick, Willie, field team
Tierney, Aleen, field team
Madsen, Dennis, field team
Sutherland, Kit, historian
Almand, Jennifer, photographer




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