WABE: Despite Partial Demolition, Architect Says Historic Atlanta Studio Can Be Salvaged

Soon after crews began demolition Thursday on the former recording studio in downtown Atlanta, a Fulton County judge ordered them to stop. Historic Atlanta is trying to attain landmark status for the former studio and an adjacent building once used by the film industry. 

A hearing is set for later this month to determine the future of a historic building in downtown Atlanta.

The former music studio at 152 Nassau St. was the place where the first country hit was recorded in 1923, but it nearly came down last week. Demolition crews toppled the upper portion of an exterior wall before a Fulton County judge ordered them to stop.

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