Downtown Digest – February 2017

Downtown Atlanta is the place to be for fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. Whether you’re a native Atlantan or visiting for the weekend, there’s no shortage of things to see, do and experience in the heart of the city. Need help making plans? We’ve got you covered. Check out these fun events in and around Peachtree Center happening this month.

Jazz Wednesdays at Nikolai’s Roof  

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlanta skyline while listening to the sounds of guitarist Johnathan Adams on Wednesday evenings throughout the month of February from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nikolai’s Roof is located at the top floor of the Hilton in downtown Atlanta.

 Historic Downtown Architecture Tour by AIA Atlanta

It’s time to put on your walking shoes and head downtown! Take an audio tour of Atlanta’s historic downtown locations right on your smartphone. Download the free Geotourist app on iTunes or Google Play app stores to access the tour.

Created for the Atlanta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the audio tour starts at the Candler Building on 127 Peachtree St., and continues south along Woodruff Park. Included in the tour are the Flatiron Building, which predates the one in New York City; the Hurt Building, one of Atlanta’s earliest skyscrapers; and the Fairlie-Poplar Historic District, with many buildings placed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Fare Free Day on the Atlanta Streetcar

Haven’t ridden the streetcar yet? Try it on the last Tuesday each month and it will be fare free! Ride the streetcar for free to re-discover, celebrate and explore some of Atlanta’s most vibrant urban neighborhoods.