An Historic Transformation

By  |  June 19, 2018
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Artist: Blake Burton

Project: Ponce City Market: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Atlanta’s Largest Building

Description: In Ponce City Market: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Atlanta’s Largest Building, Blake Burton documents the transformation of the Sears, Roebuck & Company building in Atlanta into the newly restored Ponce City Market. Burton presents “behind-the-scenes views of one of the largest adaptive reuse projects in the country.” What began as “casual exploration soon morphed into a passionate desire to document the historic transformation of an architectural treasure.”


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Blake Burton is an award-winning architect and photographer from Atlanta, Georgia. His photography showcases architectural influence and appreciation of space, composition, and quality of light. Blake’s multi-year project documenting the renovation of Ponce City Market has provided rare, behind-the-scenes views of one of the largest adaptive reuse projects in the country.