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Urban Art & Civil Rights Walking Tour

Historia

Urban Art & Civil Rights Walking Tour

34 evaluaciones
Duración
2 horas
Tamaño del grupo
Hasta 8 personas
Incluye
Alimentos
Idioma
Inglés
Historia

Urban Art & Civil Rights Walking Tour

Historia

Urban Art & Civil Rights Walking Tour

34 evaluaciones
Duración
2 horas
Tamaño del grupo
Hasta 8 personas
Incluye
Alimentos
Idioma
Inglés

Qué vas a hacer

If you like topics revolving around activism, civil rights, urban revitalization, community art or political history, this experience would be perfect for you! We will meet outside in the vacant lot across the street from MLK’s birthplace home on Auburn Avenue and get an overview of our waking tour. From there we will begin walking through this vibrant neighborhood, steeped in history and art. We’ll walk through a tunnel filled with psychedelic graffiti art, learn about the civil rights activism that took place here in the 1950s and 60s, visit an old warehouse repurposed into an eclectic food hall, pass outdoor art along the Beltline Trail, see locations used in Hollywood films — all while hearing stories about the background behind the art and history that only an active insider like myself could provide. And, as a timely mid-tour break, guests will have the opportunity to try a complimentary popsicle at a locally headquartered popsicle vendor who supports sustainable farming and community. Guests will be welcomed to participate in discussion and share reactions with others along the way, but not required.

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Rick

Rick

Having an education in visual arts and journalism, my art subjects are usually politically influenced. And, it was my passion for art and political history that drew me to the historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood in Atlanta where I made it my home for almost a decade. During that time, I witnessed firsthand how the Beltline revitalization project transformed this neighborhood from being forgotten to the most desirable neighborhood of ATL. It's here where MLK, Jr. was born, and now the backdrop to many Hollywood studio film productions. During its dynamic transformation, I was an active resident of my community, and an Airbnb Superhost. I became personally acquainted with developers, restauranteurs, film producers and grafiti artists. I'm the insider with the background story to tie together the art and politics that coexist here.

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Dónde vas a estar

If you like topics revolving around activism, civil rights, political history, urban revitalization, community art and the film industry, this experience would be perfect for you! Some stops during this tour include: MLK Jr’s childhood neighborhood, A former movie studio that’s now a food hall, A tunnel and recreational trail (the BeltLine) lined with graffiti art, and the local headquarters for the popular “King of Pops” popsicle vendor

Disponibilidad

Ahorrá un 20 % cuando reserves con dos semanas de anticipación. 

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Política de cancelación

Si querés recibir un reembolso total, cancelá al menos 7 días antes del inicio programado de la experiencia o dentro de las 24 horas posteriores a la compra.

Política de comunicación

Comunicate siempre a través de Airbnb. Para proteger tus pagos, nunca transfieras dinero ni te comuniques fuera del sitio web o la app de Airbnb.

Requisitos para los viajeros

Pueden participar hasta 8 personas mayores de 2 años. Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to be outside for two hours, and walk 2+ miles in an urban, yet very pedestrian friendly, environment. This tour is open to all ages. …

Documento de identidad válido

Vas a tener que sacarte una foto que coincida con la de tu identificación. Así es como Airbnb comprueba quién va a participar en la experiencia. Lo vas a tener que hacer solo una vez.

Más consejos

Free street parking is usually available nearby meeting place on Auburn Ave, east of Boulevard Ave. Be prepared to be outside for 2 hours and walk about 2 miles. The walking tour ends at Ponce City Market, about one mile from where tour starts.
Rick
Urban Art & Civil Rights Walking Tour
34 evaluaciones
Desde $1.870 por persona
34 evaluaciones
Desde $1.870 por persona