Top 5 Residential Treasures - MIDTOWN
In its beginning, Macon's Vineville Avenue originated as an area full of large plantation estates. Prominent residents of this historical district included Reverend G.F. Pierce, the first president of Macon's Wesleyan College, George M. Logan, mayor of Macon in 1839, and the Honorable Thomas Hardeman, a United States congressional representative in the late 1850's who developed the "stars and bars" on Georgia's previous state flag. For those inspired by the past, here are 5 Top Residential Treasures of Midtown Macon.
1. 2749 cHEROKEE AVENUE
Built in 1911, this beautiful home is located in Cherokee Height's, one of Macon's first planned residential and suburban communities.
2. 3855 oVERLOOK DRIVE
This home built in 1930, reflects the style designation coined Jacobethan that is seen in numerous neighborhoods throughout historic Macon.
3. 2694 STANISLAUS CIRCLE
The Villa Theresa was built in 1929 and was designed by the famous American Classicist architech, Phillip Trammel Shutze who is also known for the Swann House in Atlanta.
4. 114 BUFORD PLACE
Currently under exterior renovation, this Georgian Federal home was built in the heart of Vineville in 1916. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Homes.
5. 2281 vINEVILLE AVENUE
Towers, turrets, and rounded porches give this Victorian home built in 1900 its regal airs.