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City of Atlanta to Host New Year’s Eve Peach Drop at Woodruff Park

Post Date:12/22/2017 5:17 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Alnissa Ruiz-Craig, Deputy Press Secretary
404-546-1463, office
404-548-6407, cell
aruizcraig@atlantaga.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2017

 Media Advisory

City of Atlanta to Host New Year’s Eve Peach Drop at Woodruff Park

 

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Arun Nijhawan, Managing Principal, Lucror Resources
Ryan Cameron, V103 morning host and Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club PA announcer 

WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed will join City of Atlanta residents and visitors at Woodruff Park to witness the iconic Peach Drop, which signifies the closing of year 2017 and the welcoming of year 2018. 

In a continued effort to revitalize Downtown, this year the Peach will drop from the historic Flatiron Building. The 120 year old building is the nation’s first flatiron building, predating the flatiron building in New York City by five years. It opened in 1897 and is Atlanta’s oldest standing skyscraper. The Flatiron Building, ‘FlatironCity’, is a melting pot for entrepreneurs and corporations. The refurbished office building houses a diverse tenant base including WEI an incubator for women founded companies and B2B start-ups who are increasing economic productivity in the airlines, logistics, chemical/refinery, digital advertising and music industries. 

Admission is free. 

WHEN:

Sunday, December 31, 2017
5:30 p.m. – Woodruff park opens
7:00 p.m. – Entertainment begins
Access points to Woodruff Park will be located at Auburn Avenue and Park Place, Edgewood Avenue and Park Place, Peachtree Street and Edgewood Avenue and Peachtree Street and Walton Street. 

WHERE:

Woodruff Park
91 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303



 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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