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Location DB > United States > Georgia > Atlanta > Welcome House SRO
Welcome House SRO
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created by rotten peach on 3/30/2005 7:32 PM
last modified by rotten peach on 10/14/2005 8:10 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Impossible
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information

Atlanta, Georgia
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  • air quality
  • crackheads
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1915
    Closed: 1994
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
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    What was once a church (ca ‘40s) and its parsonage (home ca ‘10s) became the Welcome House SRO (Single Room Occupancy) transitional housing project in the early ‘80s. Atlanta’s Olympic victory in the mid ‘90s led to its demise as areas near important venues were cleared of undesirable elements. Surprisingly (or, perhaps not?) urban outdoorsmen, crackheads and apparently the occasional Satanist looking for quiet sanctuary have returned with a vengeance…
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    Wed, Mar 30th, 2005
    posted by rotten peach
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    Wed, Mar 30th, 2005
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mickael on 4/7/2006 8:36 PM.

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  • on Apr 7 06 at 20:36, Mickael validated this location
  • on Oct 14 05 at 20:10, rotten peach made this location public
  • on Oct 14 05 at 20:10, rotten peach changed the following: Status, Accessibility
  • on Mar 30 05 at 19:44, rotten peach made this location available
  • on Mar 30 05 at 19:38, rotten peach created a new gallery
  • on Mar 30 05 at 19:36, rotten peach created a new gallery
  • on Mar 30 05 at 19:35, rotten peach changed the main information
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    You must log in for this feature to work.goneDjMalign4167210/14/2005 8:08 PM by rotten peach
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