March 2009

Found 2 blog entries for March 2009.

Georgia Aquarium

Over 500 Species and 60 Exhibits

Billed as the world’s largest aquarium, the Georgia Aquarium is home to more animals than any other aquarium in existence. 60 exhibits and 500 species make up this spectacular aquarium, which is designed to educate and entertain audiences of all ages.

It is located in downtown Atlanta’s Pemberton Place, near the World of Coca Cola museum.

The mission of the Georgia Aquarium is “to be an entertaining, educational, and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards, offering engaging guest experiences, and promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world.”

Gifted by The Home Depot's Co-Founder Bernie Marcus

At a cost of $290 million to build, the Georgia

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Atlanta Foreclosure Sign

Record Number of Metro Atlanta Foreclosures


Back on January 26th I wrote a blog about 8400 Metro Atlanta Foreclosures Set For Auction, and how that was an all-time record number. It surpassed the previous record of 7967 from September of 2008.

As reported in today's AJC, there are over 10,000 metro Atlanta foreclosed homes scheduled to be auctioned on county courthouse steps on April 7th. Foreclosure sales are held on metro Atlanta county courthouse steps on the first Tuesday of each month.

Of course, many of the 10,000 homes headed to the courthouse auctions are left over from earlier months, and have not sold in previous auctions. But, 10,000 foreclosure properties is hard to imagine, under any circumstance.

Banks are also selling many homes…
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