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DallasTexan
24 August 2003, 11:38 PM
Last night, I went to dinner at the SunDial Restaurant on top of the world famous Westin Peachtree Hotel. The food was excellent, and the view was simply spectacular. The tab for dinner was $150, but the view itself was more than worth it ;)

Walking to the Westin from the Marriott:

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Once my boyfriend and I arrived at the top of the restaurant, I immediately began snapping pictures. Here's some of the restaurant itself:

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A cool feature of the elevated pods of the restaurant - telescopes, to provide zoomed in shots of the city. I could even see people playing in the fountains at Olympic Park when looking in one.

http://home.comcast.net/~justinmarkvii/Westin14.jpg

On to shots of the city...


The SunTrust:

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Bank of America and Midtown:

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Wow, I thought our hotel was tall, but even at 550 feet, the Marriott looks so small from the top of the Westin!

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Bank of America and SunTrust:

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Peachtree Center and the Hyatt:

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Atlanta's main artery - I-75:

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The Georgia Pacific:

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191 Peachtree:

http://home.comcast.net/~justinmarkvii/Westin10.jpg

The Equitable:

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Centennial Tower:

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Looking South:

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Building Density:

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Two cool oldies:

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Dinner was fabulous, and the view at night was breathtaking. The city lights were gorgeous once the sun had set. Enjoy.

gc
26 August 2003, 12:17 AM
Great photos, thanks again

In the second and third to last photos, there is a building that is stirkingly similar to Elm Place here in Dallas. I wonder if they were designed by the same folks?

John T Roberts
27 August 2003, 12:51 AM
That building is the Wachovia Bank of Georgia. It was originally called the First National Bank of Atlanta. The architects were FABRAP and Emery Roth & Sons. Elm Place was designed by George L. Dahl, a fairly well known Dallas architect.

CTroyMathis
28 August 2003, 12:11 AM
Stellar photos Justin.