Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, a 501(c),(3) non-profit community art center, offers classes and workshops for all levels in visual, literary, and performing arts. Throughout the year, special performances, gallery exhibitions, outreach programs, and fundraising galas are offered. Callanwolde also participates in community outreach, focusing on senior wellness, veterans, and low-income families.

Charles Howard Candler, president of The Coca-Cola Company (1916-1920-1923), chairman of Emory University's Board of Trustees (nearly thirty years), and eldest child of Asa Griggs Candler, who founded The Coca-Cola Company, built the mansion called "Callanwolde". Callanwolde, a Gothic-Tudor-style mansion on a landscaped 12.5 acre estate, is listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

The Henry Hornbostel collection is housed at Carnegie Mellon University's Libraries Architecture Archives.

The University Library's Special Collections holds drawings, plans, and other information about the original design for the Emory University Campus.

Howard Candler was a co-worker on a project for The Coca-Cola Company. Hornbostel met him through this project. He designed the master plan that Emory University was to relocate from Oxford, Georgia in 1915.

While Hornbostel's work draws heavily from historical precedents of Gothic and Tudor styles, Hornbostel's work foreshadows the beginnings modernist sensibilities in its minimalist use of forms, relative lack of ornamentation, and stripped-down use. It represents a transitional period in between academic classicism and the gothic revivals of the 19th century, and the modernist movement.

Henry Hornbostel, an architect from Pittsburgh, designed Callanwolde. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Hornbostel was classically trained at Columbia University and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, both in Paris. After winning the Carnegie Technical Schools Competition, Hornbostel began his work in Pittsburgh in 1904. He established the Department of Architecture at Carnegie Tech. He also taught at Columbia University. While his practice was primarily based in Pittsburgh, Hornbostel also worked on projects across the country. These included the campus plans for Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, Emory University, Atlanta, and Northwestern University in Evanston. He also built several bridges in New York City. Hornbostel also completed government buildings in Albany, NY, and Oakland, CA.

The Williamsburg Bridge (1903), New York City, was one of many iconic structures Henry Hornbstel created. The 1,600-foot bridge, which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn, was built by Hornbostel, Leffert L. Buck and took seven years to complete. It was the first all-steel suspension bridge in the country and the longest in its class. It was the longest suspension bridge in the world until the 1920s.

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