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Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company Plant

Atlanta, Georgia
County of Fulton.
National Register Number: 77000428
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - manufacturing. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: multi Certified Local Government: YES
Web Site: www.atlanta.org/dept/urban/dixieco.htm#dixie.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 4, 1983):
This small brick building served, in 1900-01, as the headquarters of what has become the Coca-Cola Bottling Company. This was where Benjamin Franklin Thomas and Joseph Brown Whitehead first bottled Coca-Cola for distribution throughout the South, and where they began franchising the right to bottle Coca-Cola throughout the nation.

Condition:
Open and functioning as the Baptist Student Center at Georgia State University. There are no threats to the NHL.

HVAC systems continue to be updated; roofs continue to be repaired; minor damage in the recent Atlanta tornado has been, and is being repaired.


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