Iconic LGBTQ bar Atlanta Eagle could soon be historic landmark

The Atlanta Eagle, the iconic Midtown LGBTQ bar forced to close weeks ago due to plummeting revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic, could soon be named a historic landmark and possibly reopen in its original home of more than 30 years. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Dec. 17 that the City of Atlanta’s Department of City Planning’s Historic Preservation Studio and Urban Design Commission are undertaking the process to have the building at 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. designated a “Landmark…

The Atlanta Eagle, the iconic Midtown LGBTQ bar forced to close weeks ago due to plummeting revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic, could soon be named a historic landmark and possibly reopen in its original home of more than 30 years. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Dec. 17 that the City of Atlanta’s Department of City Planning’s Historic Preservation Studio and Urban Design Commission are undertaking the process to have the building at 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. designated a “Landmark…

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