Corner of Peachtree and Ellis Streets
Completed 1892 by George W. Collier. Destroyed 1930 to make room for the Collier Building
From the Atlanta Constitution, November 15, 1892: "At 2:30 o'clock yesterday the Hotel Aragon was opened with the booming of cannon and the waving of flags. Just at the hour mentioned Manager B. K. Tice fired the Aragon cannon, the flag was hoisted and Atlanta had a splendidly equipped hotel at her service.
"The Aragon will be conducted on both the European and American plans, and , in the hands of such efficient gentlement as those in charge, can be nothing but a success."
Card postmarked 1910.
Source: "Atlanta and Environs, A Chronicle of Its People and Events, Vol II" by Franklin M. Garrett, ©1954 by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.,. Reprinted 1969 by University of Georgia Press.
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