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Arte urbano y derechos civiles

Atlanta, Estados Unidos

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Experiencia ofrecida por Rick

2 horas
Incluye: comida
Hasta 8 personas
Hablamos Inglés

Qué harás

If you like topics revolving around activism, civil rights, urban revitalization, community art or political history, this experience would be perfect for you!

We will meet outside in the vacant lot across the street from MLK’s birthplace home on Auburn Avenue and get an overview of our waking tour.

From there we will begin walking through this vibrant neighborhood, steeped in history and art. We’ll walk through a tunnel filled with psychedelic graffiti art, learn about the civil rights activism that took place here in the 1950s and 60s, visit an old warehouse repurposed into an eclectic food hall, pass outdoor art along the Beltline Trail, see locations used in Hollywood films — all while hearing stories about the background behind the art and history that only an active insider like myself could provide. And, as a timely mid-tour break, guests will have the opportunity to try a complimentary popsicle at a locally headquartered popsicle vendor who supports sustainable farming and community.

Guests will be welcomed to participate in discussion and share reactions with others along the way, but not required.
Other things to note
Free street parking is usually available nearby meeting place on Auburn Avenue. Be prepared to be outside for 2 hours and walk about 2 miles. Midway through the tour there will be an opportunity to use restrooms. The walking tour ends at Ponce City Market, about 1.5 miles from where tour starts.
If you like topics revolving around activism, civil rights, urban revitalization, community art or political history, this experience would be perfect for you!

We will meet outside in the vacant lot across the street from MLK’s birthplace home on Auburn Avenue and get an overview of our waking tour.

From there we will begin walking through this vibrant neighborhood, steeped in history and art. We’ll walk through a tunnel fi…

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Qué incluye

  • Alimentos
    The tour will also include a complimentary token to purchase a free popsicl...
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Anfitrión en Airbnb desde 2014
  • 47 reseñas
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Having an education in visual arts and journalism, my art subjects are usually politically influenced. And, it was my passion for art and political history that drew me to the historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood in Atlanta where I made it my home for almost a decade. During that time, I witnessed firsthand how the Beltline revitalization project transformed this neighborhood from being forgotten to the most desirable neighborhood of ATL. It's here where MLK, Jr. was born, and now the backdrop to many Hollywood studio film productions. During its dynamic transformation, I was an active resident of my community, and an Airbnb Superhost. I became personally acquainted with developers, restauranteurs, film producers and grafiti artists. I'm the insider with the background story to tie together the art and politics that coexist here.
Having an education in visual arts and journalism, my art subjects are usually politically influenced. And, it was my passion for art and political history that drew me to the historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood in Atlanta where I made it my home for almost a decade. During that time, I witnessed firsthand how the Beltline revitalization project transformed this neighborhood from being forgotten to the most desirable neighborhood of ATL. It's here where MLK, Jr. was born, and now the backdr…
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Donde estarás

If you like topics revolving around activism, civil rights, political history, urban revitalization, community art and the film industry, this experience would be perfect for you!

Some stops during this tour include:
MLK Jr’s childhood neighborhood, A former movie studio that’s now a food hall, A tunnel and recreational trail (the BeltLine) lined with graffiti art, and the local headquarters for the popular “King of Pops” popsicle vendor

Lee todas las reseñas. Recibiste 47 reseñas con una calificación de 4.91 sobre 5.

Jimmy
enero de 2020
Rick was very friendly and knowledgeable! Was a fun afternoon exploring the art and community scene and learning more about Civil Rights. Thanks Rick!
Kristina
enero de 2020
Rick was AMAZING! As a longtime resident of the area, he has firsthand knowledge the growth this beautiful city has taken and the effects (good and bad) on the city. He just doesn’t spew information. It is very conversational which we love. Rick is very easy to talk to. I highly recommend this tour WITH Rick!!!
Rick was AMAZING! As a longtime resident of the area, he has firsthand knowledge the growth this beautiful city has taken and the effects (good and bad) on the city. He just doesn’…
Ariel
enero de 2020
Rick was so kind and gave us a very special tour, focusing on history and local street art in the old 4th ward. It was really fun, and we appreciated getting the view from someone who has lived in the neighborhood.
Gina
enero de 2020
A Great experience of the history, impact and ambitions of urban redevelopment in Atlanta with the Beltway projects. Lovely walk, food and stories on the way
Laurie
diciembre de 2019
Very knowledgeable and personable. I feel like I great insider’s view of the city. I would deff. Be open to taking other tours with Rick in the future.
Jana
diciembre de 2019
Absolutely worth it!! This was a highlight of our trip. Rick was friendly, interested and interesting and helped us experience Atlanta in a way we couldn't have otherwise. He was fleixble and responsive to our schedule and communication, engaged our teenagers and made this a great experience. We highly recommend!!
Absolutely worth it!! This was a highlight of our trip. Rick was friendly, interested and interesting and helped us experience Atlanta in a way we couldn't have otherwise. He was f…

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Requisitos para los huéspedes

Pueden participar hasta 8 participantes de cualquier edad.

Qué llevar

Umbrella if rain in forecast

Wear comfortable walking shoes