06/01/2007 — SCAD breathes life into Peters House
Beneath the scaffolding, construction dust and coverings that protect important features, the Peters House on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta clearly is a treasure awaiting its new life.
06/01/2007 — Dickensheets Plays Key Role in SCAD Preservation
Any discussion of the Savannah College of Art and Design’s renovation of the historic Peters House in midtown Atlanta is sure to include the name of Bob Dickensheets, public service coordinator/preservation specialist, special projects, for the college. That’s because he is overseeing the project, which will take an estimated 18 months to two years to complete, at a cost of approximately $2.2 million.
04/06/2007 — SCAD adaptive rehabilitation of Atlanta's historic Peters House begins
The donation of midtown Atlanta’s historic Edward C. Peters House to the Savannah College of Art and Design has been finalized. Formerly known as The Mansion restaurant, the Peters House was donated to SCAD by the property’s most recent owners, William Swearingen of S.D.H. Investment Corp. Inc., William Dunaway and Harry Hill. Under an agreement, SCAD has agreed to rehabilitate the Peters House, one of the first homes in Georgia thought to embody the Victorian Queen Anne architectural style, and surrounding acreage for use as a cultural arts center. The rehabilitation is expected to take 18 months to two years to complete at an estimated cost of $2.2 million.
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02/01/2007 — Atlanta Preservation Center presents The Fifth Annual Phoenix Flies March 10-31: Get an insider’s view of 31 historic venues through tours, lectures and storytelling
01/16/07 — Online Preservation: Owner to donate Atlanta's last Queen Anne to college for renovation
11/30/2006 — SCAD to host 30th annual Beaux Arts Ball Feb. 17
SCAD hosted the 30th annual Beaux Arts Ball Saturday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at SCAD-Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St.
06/16/2006 — Ivy Hall Tour
Savannah College of Art and Design preservation specialist Bob Dickensheets conducted a tour of Ivy Hall, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., formerly known as the Peters House, June 1. More than 350 visitors from the Atlanta community joined the tour.
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03/25/2006 — SCAD plans to rehabilitate Atlanta’s historic Peters House
The college plans to rehabilitate the Peters House, one of the first homes in Georgia thought to fully embody the Victorian Queen Anne architectural style, and surrounding acreage for use as a cultural arts center.
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03/24/2006 — SCAD receives grants for restoration of Peters House —
SCAD-Atlanta recently received two grants for the rehabilitation of midtown Atlanta's historic Edward C. Peters House, formerly known as The Mansion Restaurant, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E
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04/02/2005 — Ivy Hall to serve as cultural arts center
SCAD President Paula S. Wallace announced that the college has signed an agreement to receive the donation of the Edward C. Peters House, formerly known as The Mansion restaurant, located in midtown Atlanta at 179 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., from S.D.H. Investment Corp. Inc.
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