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Buckhead Heritage Society

Buckhead Heritage Society Buckhead Heritage strives to enhance the quality of life in Buckhead by identifying, preserving, and promoting its historic resources.
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Thanks Guy D'Avila for sharing your photos of the Limelight with us!
08/27/2018

Thanks Guy D'Avila for sharing your photos of the Limelight with us!

Thanks for the coverage WABE!
08/24/2018
A Look Back At Atlanta's Disco Scene Ahead Of 'Limelight' Program | 90.1 FM WABE

Thanks for the coverage WABE!

When disco was in its prime, Atlanta was home to one of the most in-demand, star-studded disco nightclubs of the time. The Limelight attracted iconic celebrities, such as Tina Turner, Andy Warhol and Grace Jones, to its location in Buckhead. Back in the early 1980s, the disco club was called the “...

08/22/2018

Did the date slip up on you for the Limelight program tonight? Get details at BuckheadHeritage.com. Tickets available at the door.

Don't miss the Limelight program tonight! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Buy your tickets on-site.
08/22/2018

Don't miss the Limelight program tonight! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Buy your tickets on-site.

Thanks Northside Neighbor for the article on tomorrow's program. Still time to buy a ticket online.BuckheadHeritage.com
08/21/2018

Thanks Northside Neighbor for the article on tomorrow's program. Still time to buy a ticket online.BuckheadHeritage.com

It's not too late to buy your tickets for the Limelight program this Wednesday. Get details at BuckheadHeritage.com
08/20/2018

It's not too late to buy your tickets for the Limelight program this Wednesday. Get details at BuckheadHeritage.com

In what cities (other than Atlanta) were there Limelight Clubs?
08/13/2018

In what cities (other than Atlanta) were there Limelight Clubs?

The Limelight served as a location for a 1985 film that featured Rebecca DeMornay. What was the name of the film?
08/12/2018

The Limelight served as a location for a 1985 film that featured Rebecca DeMornay. What was the name of the film?

Who did Guy D'Alema photograph at the Limelight in June 1981 that helped propel the club into the national spotlight?
08/11/2018

Who did Guy D'Alema photograph at the Limelight in June 1981 that helped propel the club into the national spotlight?

Fill in the blank: The Limelight was housed at the former site of the ---------------  -----------------  --------------...
08/10/2018

Fill in the blank: The Limelight was housed at the former site of the --------------- ----------------- -----------------

Learn more about the Limelight at our program, scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 22. Tickets are $10 for members or $20 for non-...
08/09/2018

Learn more about the Limelight at our program, scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 22. Tickets are $10 for members or $20 for non-members. Get details at BuckheadHeritage.com.

Show us some love! Excited about the Limelight program coming up Aug. 22? Share and let your friends know. Details on th...
08/09/2018

Show us some love! Excited about the Limelight program coming up Aug. 22? Share and let your friends know. Details on the program available at BuckheadHeritage.com.

When it opened in 1980 Limelight was the place to be; it was the place to go. Learn more about the club Aug. 22. Get tic...
08/08/2018

When it opened in 1980 Limelight was the place to be; it was the place to go. Learn more about the club Aug. 22. Get tickets at BuckheadHeritage.com.

Here's your chance to weigh in. Your favorite type of music? Disco, country, pop, soul, rap or something else?
08/08/2018

Here's your chance to weigh in. Your favorite type of music? Disco, country, pop, soul, rap or something else?

This should be a great event on Atlanta's version of Studio 54!  Learn why a lot of people still refer to the Kroger in ...
08/08/2018

This should be a great event on Atlanta's version of Studio 54! Learn why a lot of people still refer to the Kroger in buckhead as the 'Disco Kroger'

Thanks Reporter Newspapers for including the #Buckhead Heritage Society Limelight program in your recent issue.

Thanks Reporter Newspapers for including the #Buckhead Heritage Society Limelight program in your recent issue.
08/07/2018

Thanks Reporter Newspapers for including the #Buckhead Heritage Society Limelight program in your recent issue.

Guy D'Alema will project photos from his book, "Limelight...in a sixtieth of a second," during our Limelight program Wed...
08/06/2018

Guy D'Alema will project photos from his book, "Limelight...in a sixtieth of a second," during our Limelight program Wednesday, Aug. 22. The program starts at 7 p.m. BuckheadHeritage.com

Break out your disco duds! #Buckhead Heritage Society will be awarding special recognition for the "best" dressed indivi...
08/04/2018

Break out your disco duds! #Buckhead Heritage Society will be awarding special recognition for the "best" dressed individuals and couples during the Limelight program Wednesday, Aug. 22. BuckheadHeritage.com

What's your favorite disco song: "I Will Survive," "Stay'in Alive," "I Feel Love" or something else? Remember the #Buckh...
08/03/2018

What's your favorite disco song: "I Will Survive," "Stay'in Alive," "I Feel Love" or something else? Remember the #Buckhead Heritage Society program on the Limelight is coming up Aug. 22. Buy tickets at BuckheadHeritage.com.

08/02/2018
One Night in Buckhead

See anyone you know (or perhaps recognize yourself) in this YouTube video? Remember our Limelight program is coming up Aug. 22.

08/01/2018

More music #trivia in celebration of our upcoming Limelight program Aug. 22. Which Joan Jett and the Blackhearts song topped the charts in 1982? Which Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder collaboration also did well that year?

07/31/2018

Here's our Limelight question of the day. What was the longest running #1 single in 1981? It also was the longest running one for the 1980s.

07/30/2018

Did you know The Limelight operated from 1980-87? The two longest-running #1 singles in 1980 were "Call Me" and "Lady." Who sang them?

Ever meet anyone you considered famous when you went to the Limelight years ago?
07/29/2018

Ever meet anyone you considered famous when you went to the Limelight years ago?

What's your Limelight story? We're collecting memories of this iconic #Atlanta nightclub.
07/28/2018

What's your Limelight story? We're collecting memories of this iconic #Atlanta nightclub.

Break out your disco duds for our Limelight program Aug. 22. Members- $10; non-members- $20.
07/27/2018

Break out your disco duds for our Limelight program Aug. 22. Members- $10; non-members- $20.

Hey Buckhead Natives! I bet you guys have some stories to tell. Join us at our program on the old Limelight Aug. 22.
07/26/2018
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Hey Buckhead Natives! I bet you guys have some stories to tell. Join us at our program on the old Limelight Aug. 22.

Saporta Report about Limelight from a few years ago.

Our much anticipated Limelight program is Aug. 22. Program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: members $10; non-members $20. Regis...
07/26/2018

Our much anticipated Limelight program is Aug. 22. Program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: members $10; non-members $20. Register online at buckheadheritage.com or call 404.467.9447.

Don't miss this fun program on The Limelight coming up Aug. 22.
07/25/2018
The Limelight - Hotlanta

Don't miss this fun program on The Limelight coming up Aug. 22.

Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)

Check out this write-up in @SimplyBuckhead magazine on the recent Scavenger Hunt. @jill_becker #simplybuckheadhttp://sim...
06/01/2018
BUCKHEAD HERITAGE SOCIETY SCAVENGER HUNT | Simply Buckhead

Check out this write-up in @SimplyBuckhead magazine on the recent Scavenger Hunt. @jill_becker #simplybuckhead
http://simplybuckhead.com/buckhead-heritage-society-scavenger-hunt

More than 100 participants hit the streets of Buckhead recently for the third annual Buckhead’s Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt. To kick off the event, which is presented by the Buckhead Heritage Society and was chaired this year by Barbara Bazzel, Penny Hart and Belle Turner Lynch, conte...

06/01/2018

Chad Carlson has asked us to post the following "I am doing research on Atlanta sculptor, Fritz Paul Zimmer. He designed many interiors for clients in Buckehad in the 1930s-1950s. Could you please put a shout out to see if anyone has his designs in their house? He also designed the Paterson Funeral Home, the Last Supper relief at Westview Cemetery, and numerous churches and public buildings throughout Georgia."

Erica Danylchak and the late James Cothran Coauthored “Grave Landscapes: The Nineteenth-Century Rural Cemetery Movemen...
05/29/2018

Erica Danylchak and the late James Cothran Coauthored “Grave Landscapes: The Nineteenth-Century Rural Cemetery Movements”, released in March 2018. Erica will discuss the inspiration for rural cemeteries, their physical evolution, the nature of the landscapes they inspired, and the value of these cemeteries in the 21st century.
Erica has history and heritage preservation degrees from Boston University and Georgia State. She formerly worked at the Cherokee Garden Library and as Executive Director of Buckhead Heritage Society. Lecture and refreshments. $10 Buckhead Heritage Society members, $20 non-members. Gould room, 2744 Peachtree Rd. To register, go to: https://app.etapestry.com/cart/BuckheadHeritageSociety/default/category.php?ref=3143.0.9943092

More photos and coverage of the recent scavenger hunt.
05/17/2018
Scavenger Hunt Helps Unravel Buckhead's History

More photos and coverage of the recent scavenger hunt.

Participants hit the streets for "Buckhead's Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt," sponsored by the Buckhead Heritage Society

Missed the recent scavenger hunt? Hope to see you next year!
05/16/2018

Missed the recent scavenger hunt? Hope to see you next year!

What fun we had on the recent Buckhead Heritage Society Scavenger Hunt. Were you there?
05/15/2018

What fun we had on the recent Buckhead Heritage Society Scavenger Hunt. Were you there?

Thank you to all our Sponsors for the recent scavenger hunt.
05/10/2018

Thank you to all our Sponsors for the recent scavenger hunt.

Thank you to everyone who contributed and participated in this year's scavenger hunt.
05/09/2018

Thank you to everyone who contributed and participated in this year's scavenger hunt.

Thank you to the sponsors of our 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt.Arrow Exterminators, Simply Buckhead, ZWJ Investment Counsel,...
05/09/2018

Thank you to the sponsors of our 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt.
Arrow Exterminators, Simply Buckhead, ZWJ Investment Counsel, Arbor Medics Tree Specialist, Galbraith Grounds Management, Hirsch Real Estate, Mitchell Law, Northway Landscaping and The Roth Firm, LLC.

How many of our scavenger hunts have you participated in? Win or "not win." It's how you play the game. www.buckheadheri...
05/05/2018

How many of our scavenger hunts have you participated in? Win or "not win." It's how you play the game. www.buckheadheritage.com

Which resources are you tapping for brushing up on your knowledge of #Buckhead. One more day before we begin our scaveng...
05/05/2018

Which resources are you tapping for brushing up on your knowledge of #Buckhead. One more day before we begin our scavenger hunt. www.buckheadheritage.com

Last day to purchase a ticket for the scavenger hunt on Sunday. Sure to be a lot of fun. Please join us. BuckheadHeritag...
05/05/2018

Last day to purchase a ticket for the scavenger hunt on Sunday. Sure to be a lot of fun. Please join us. BuckheadHeritage.com

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