Research Services

Rich's department store clock
Clock detail, Rich’s Department Store (Schutze, 1924), Atlanta, Georgia

While we relish the sheer adventure of historical research as an investigative challenge, we firmly believe the ultimate goal of historical research is to communicate an understanding of the past.

Atlanta Preservation and Planning Services has experience in researching and presenting history to a variety of audiences in an array of different media, striving to identify the relationship between the past and the present, and achieving a better understanding of the world in which we live.

APPS offers the following research services:

  • Community histories and historic contexts
  • Building histories and chronologies
  • Mapping
  • 3D battlefield visualization
  • History curriculum development
  • Exhibit research