Pink Pumpkin Patch in Atlanta to Aid in Breast Cancer Awareness
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Peachtree Center is hosting a pink pumpkin patch for charity next week. The event, “Pink Pumpkins in the Plaza,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 in the center’s courtyard area, according to a news release. Visitors to the pumpkin patch can buy a porcelain pink pumpkin, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society, according to the release. The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation started the pink pumpkin patches as a way to raise money for breast cancer awareness.
Photos: Downtown Atlanta rooftop is being decorated with one amazing mural right now
Downtown’s Peachtree Center already boasts the city’s largest mural, so what other artistic elements could the retail and office complex need?
How about another massive piece on top of one of its buildings?
In an extreme example of Atlanta’s highly visible affection for street art in recent years, Peachtree Center has again teamed with art-focused nonprofit Living Walls and International Corporate Art to add flair to a building on Peachtree Center Avenue, between John Portman and Andrew Young International boulevards.
CNN’s Courageous Studios and Hulu team to help ‘Shape the Future’ for Women’s Equality Day
United States history too often notes the achievements of men and overlooks those of women. CNN’s brand studio Courageous Studios and Hulu are teaming up to help right that wrong, presenting a statue installation to bring attention to Women’s Equality Day.
‘Shape the Future’ statue installations will go up Monday, 26 August in Atlanta, Boston and San Francisco, to coincide with Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the adoption of the 19th amendment to the US constitution guaranteeing all women in the US the right to vote.
Skanska USA Moving Atlanta Office to Downtown’s Peachtree Center
Interior commercial contractors Skanska USA has announced plans to move its Atlanta headquarters to downtown’s Peachtree Center. The firm signed a 15,000-square-foot office lease at the development’s Marquis One building. It will occupy the 25th floor at the property.