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2015 — Daniel House, 448 Greene Street »

Daniel House Address: 448 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: Believed to have been built circa 1875, this house was occupied in 1880 by Reuben B. Wilson, an Augusta grocer. Zachariah Daniel occupied the home by 1891, … Read more

2016 — The Penny Savings Bank Building, 1144 James Brown Boulevard »

The Penny Savings Bank Building Address:  1144 James Brown Boulevard Owner: Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority History and Significance: The Penny Savings Loan and Investment Company was incorporated September 10, 1910 by several prominent African American businessmen in Augusta.  The … Read more

2021-Morris Street Cemetery, AKA Monte Sano Cemetery, 1901 Wrightsboro Road »

Located near the Morris Street and Wrightsboro Road intersection, this small graveyard has fallen into an overgrown state of despair. Many of the graves are in poor condition and show signs of vandalism. Even if the gravestones were in good … Read more

2015 — The Kress Building, 832-838 Broad Street »

Kress Building Address: 832-838 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: H. Kress, one of the nation’s most successful five and dime chain stores, was first opened in the 900 block of Broad Street in downtown Augusta in … Read more

2016 — Old Engine Company No. 7, 2163 Central Avenue »

Old Engine Company No. 7 Address: 2163 Central Avenue Owner: Augusta Richmond County History and Significance:  Construction began on the Engine Company No. 7 building in 1913 and work was completed in 1914 at a cost of $12,599 and placed … Read more

2021-Old Academy of Richmond County, 540 Telfair »

Founded in 1783 shortly after the American Revolution, the Academy of Richmond County has remained as Augusta’s flagship school since then, and is considered the oldest school in Georgia. In 1802, the school relocated to this building that is well … Read more

2015 — The Mary Warren Home, 2109 Central Avenue »

Mary Warren Home Address:  2109 Central Avenue Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: Established in 1903, the Mary Warren Home was created to care for indigent women and children.  As the need for care continued to grow, the organization … Read more

2016 — The Benjamin Franklin Jones House, 656 Milledge Road »

The  Benjamin Franklin Jones House (aka Dr. Manganiello Residence) Address: 656 Milledge Road Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance:  This large residential house across from the Augusta Country Club is screened from those passing on Milledge Road by overgrown shrubbery.  … Read more

2015 — Woolworth Department Store »

Woolworth Department Store Address: 802 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: The Woolworth Building located at the corner of Broad and Seventh Streets was built in 1939 and was one of America’s best known retailers.  Three storefronts … Read more

2016 — The Penthouse at the Lamar Building, 753 Broad Street »

The Penthouse at the Lamar Building Address: 753 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance:  Designed by internationally known architect I. M. Pei and partners, the penthouse on the Lamar Building was completed in 1976.  The Lamar Building itself, … Read more