Religious Sites Tour: Atlanta Old and New
Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Home of the oldest Catholic congregation in the city (dating to the 1840s), this Gothic-style building is a restoration of the 1873 church, which was gutted by fire in 1982.
Peachtree Reform Temple is the home of the oldest Jewish congregation in the city (dating to 1860) and site of a 1958 racially motivated bombing. This neoclassical building was erected in 1931.
Buckhead Church, established in 2001, is an urban satellite of evangelical minister Andy Stanley’s North Point Community Church, a well-known megachurch.
Al-Farooq Masjid. One of several mosques in the Atlanta area, this diverse congregation was established in 1980 and includes primarily Middle Eastern, South Asian (primarily Pakistani), and African American Muslims.