Real Estate Business in Atlanta records
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Real Estate Business in Atlanta records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Title: Real Estate Business in Atlanta records
Dates: 1915-1950
Quantity: 3.26 linear ft. (2 document cases, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS751

Biographical/Historical Note

A collection of residential and business real estate sales in Atlanta from mid 1900s to the early 1930s with the majority of information from the Massell Realty Company addressed to Robert A. Barnwell.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence to Robert W. Barnwell, two bound books containing lists of properties for sale, numerous brochures of properties for sale by the Massell Realty Company, printed materials, and a broadside.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
Atlanta Title and Trust Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Barnwell, Robert W.
Burton, H. (Harry)
Commercial Lease Corporation (Atlanta, Ga.).
Massell, L. I.
Massell, Sam
Real estate business--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Real Estate Business in Atlanta records, MSS 751, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1989


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Related Material

This collection contained fifteen plat maps which have been separated from this collection and were added to the Plat Map Collection according to the neighborhood they represent.

Container List




11Printed Materials, "Why We Chose Atlanta?"
2Printed Materials, "Reconstructing Central Atlanta"
3Printed Materials, "The American Hotel-Travel Guide", 1933 June
4Printed Materials, "Atlanta Convention and Tourist Bureau", 1926 January 25
5Printed Materials, "Key to Atlanta", 1926
6Printed Materials, "The Massell Blue Book", 1930-1939
7Printed Materials, "Atlanta Title and Trust Company", 1938
8Printed Materials, "R. W. Barnwell", 1915-1936
9Property Sales Brochures, Commercial Lease Corporation, 81-83 Nelson Street, 1930-1939
10Property Sales Brochures, L. I. Massell, 569 Amsterdam Avenue, Northeast, 1930-1939
11Property Sales Brochures, S. A. Massell, North Boulevard and Boulevard, Northeast, 1928
12Samuel A. Massell, Ponce de Leon Avenue, 1930-1939
13Samuel A. Massell, Edgewood Avenue, 1930-1939
14Samuel A. Massell, 1341 Lee Street, 1930-1939
15Massell Realty Company, 640-642-644 Capitol Avenue, Southeast, 1930-1939
16Massell Realty Company, Decatur Street, 1930-1939
17Massell Realty Company, 50 Eleventh Street, Northeast, 1930-1939
18Massell Realty Company, Forsyth Street, 1930-1939
19Massell Realty Company, 161 Grant Street, 1931 March
20Massell Realty Company, 730 Humphries Street, 1930-1939
21Massell Realty Company, Stewart Avenue, Southwest, 1930-1939
22Massell Realty Company, Spring Street, 1930-1939
23Massell Realty Company, Walker Street and Walker Street, Southwest, 1930-1939
24Massell Realty Company, 51 1/2 West North Avenue, Northwest, undated
25Massell Realty Company, Whitehall Street, 1930-1939
27Massell Realty Company, 1270 Albermarle Street, 1930-1939
28Massell Realty Company, 287-289-291 Auburn Avenue, undated
29Massell Realty Company, 58-62 Baltimore Place, 1930-1939
30Massell Realty Company, 169 Claire Drive, Southeast, 1930-1939
31Massell Realty Company, 900 DeKalb Avenue, Southeast, undated
32Massell Realty Company, Druid Hills Area, 1930-1939
33Massell Realty Company, 678 Durant, Northeast, undated
34Massell Realty Company, 641 Eustace Street, Southeast, undated
35Massell Realty Company, 1126-1128 Fair Street, undated
36Massell Realty Company, 215 Flat Shoals Avenue, Southeast, 1930-1939
37Massell Realty Company, 411 Forrest Avenue, Northeast, 1930-1939
38Massell Realty Company, 60-62 Gilmer Street, Southwest, undated
39Massell Realty Company, 1162 Gordon Street, Southwest, undated
40Massell Realty Company, 93 Habersham Road, undated
41Massell Realty Company, 9Highland Avenue, Northeast, 1930-1939
42Massell Realty Company, 257 Houston Street and 84-86 Houston Street, Northeast, undated
43Massell Realty Company, 246 Marietta Street, Northwest, undated
44Massell Realty Company, 1129 Oglethorpe Avenue, Southwest, 1930-1939
45Massell Realty Company, 184 Ormond Street, Southeast, 1930-1939
46Massell Realty Company, Peachtree Street, 1930-1939
47Massell Realty Company, 197-199-201 Peters Street, Southwest, undated
48Massell Realty Company, 17-19 Piedmont Avenue, 1930-1939
49Massell Realty Company, 34 The Prado, Ansley Park, undated
50Massell Realty Company, Pryor Street, Bently Hotel Building, 1930-1939
51Massell Realty Company, 1166 St. Charles Place, 1930-1939
52Massell Realty Company, 489 Stephens Street, Southwest, 1930-1939
53Massell Realty Company, Trinity Avenue and Trinity Avenue, Southwest, 1930-1939
54Massell Realty Company, Virginia Avenue and Virginia Avenue, Northeast, 1930-1939
55Massell Realty Company, 748 Washington Street, Southwest, undated
56Massell Realty Company, 58 Weyman Avenue, Southwest, undated
57Atlanta Business Real Estate, Georgia Industrial Survey, undated
58Atlanta Business Real Estate, Alphabetical Listings of Central Business Properties, 1950



21Atlanta Business Real Estate, Business Properties, Owner's Addresses compiled by H. G. Burton, undated
2Atlanta Business Real Estate, Barnwell Realty Company Property Listings Block 1-231, Ward 6, 1950


MSS OS box 5.2Poster- Are you a Bull or a Bear on Atlanta?, undated