Georgia State University students return Pink Pig to historic downtown building
WHAT: The original Pink Pig ride, remembered by generations of Atlantans who visited the downtown Rich’s department store during the holidays, is among a number of artifacts to be installed in the windows and lobby of the historic building tomorrow evening (Dec. 2). The inspiration for the revamped ride currently at Rich’s-Macy’s in Lenox Square, the original ride is returning to downtown after a stay at the Atlanta History Center.
Graduate students in Georgia State University’s Heritage Preservation Program will install the exhibition celebrating the history of the downtown Atlanta landmark as part of a museum exhibitions class. The 1924 building, now the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This project is a collaboration of the U.S. General Services Administration, Atlanta History Center and Georgia State.
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:15 p.m.
WHERE: Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, 100 Alabama St., Atlanta.