MET Atlanta

Deeply Rooted Atlanta History

The Candler Warehouse: built in 1914 by Asa Candler, co-founder of the Coca-Cola Company

The Past

  • Built to aid struggling Georgia farmers, potentially saving the region from an agricultural crisis.
  • At the time, it was the largest single structure under one roof in the U.S.
  • Utilized by the military in WWI and WWII, it was then turned into distribution warehousing in the mid-20th century.

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