G. Lloyd Preacher
George Lloyd Preacher (1882-1972) was an architect prominent in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...

 and the southeastern United States in the design of commercial office, hotel, and apartment buildings.

Notable buildings that he designed include:
  • Briarcliff Hotel
    Briarcliff Hotel
    The Briarcliff Hotel, now the Briarcliff Summit, is located at 1050 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE in the Virginia Highland neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia....

     in Atlanta, where Asa G. Candler, Jr.
    Asa G. Candler, Jr.
    Asa Griggs "Buddy" Candler, Jr. was the eccentric son of Asa Griggs Candler, co-founder of Coca-Cola. Candler, Jr. helped build his father's business into an empire. He later became a real-estate developer, opening the Briarcliff Hotel at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and N. Highland Ave...

     lived later in life
  • Henry Grady Hotel
    Henry Grady Hotel
    The Henry Grady Hotel was a 13-story hotel located at the corner of Peachtree Street and Cain St. in Atlanta from 1924-1974. The architect was G. Lloyd Preacher. It was named after Henry Grady, Georgia's most celebrated orator. It was built on the site of the third Georgia Governor's Mansion,...

     in Atlanta
  • Lamar Building
    Lamar Building
    The Lamar Building is an 18-story skyscraper in Augusta, Georgia. It was scheduled to be completed in 1916, but a fire forced crews to demolish the building and restart. It was finally completed in 1918. A penthouse level was added in 1976. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places...

     in Augusta, Georgia
    Augusta, Georgia
    Augusta is a consolidated city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located along the Savannah River. As of the 2010 census, the Augusta–Richmond County population was 195,844 not counting the unconsolidated cities of Hephzibah and Blythe.Augusta is the principal city of the Augusta-Richmond County...

  • Medical Arts Building
    Medical Arts Building (Atlanta, Georgia)
    The Medical Arts Building is a Beaux-Arts style building located at 384 Peachtree St NE at the northern end of Downtown Atlanta. The 12-story brick and limestone building by architect G. Lloyd Preacher, also designer of Atlanta City Hall, was constructed in 1927...

     in Atlanta
  • Rainbow Terrace
    Rainbow Terrace
    Rainbow Terrace, now Lullwater Estate, is the Mediterranean-style Atlanta mansion built for Lucy Beall Candler Owens Heinz , daughter of Coca-Cola co-founder Asa Griggs Candler. The architect was G. Lloyd Preacher, the architect of Atlanta City Hall...

     in Druid Hills
    Druid Hills, Georgia
    Druid Hills is a community which includes both a census-designated place in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States, as well as a neighborhood of the city of Atlanta. The CDP's population was 14,568 at the 2010 census...

    , Atlanta, the mansion built for Lucy Candler Heinz, daughter of Coca-Cola
    Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines in more than 200 countries. It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke...

     founder Asa Griggs Candler
    Asa Griggs Candler
    Asa Griggs Candler was an American business tycoon who made his fortune selling Coca-Cola. He also served as the 44th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia from 1916 to 1919...

  • Redmont Hotel
    Redmont Hotel
    The Redmont Hotel and Residences is a 14 story tall, 114-room hotel, residence and conference center located on the corner of 5th Avenue North and 21st Street in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The Redmont, named after Birmingham's Red Mountain is the oldest hotel in Birmingham still in use...

     in Birmingham, Alabama
    Birmingham, Alabama
    Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. The city is the county seat of Jefferson County. According to the 2010 United States Census, Birmingham had a population of 212,237. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area, in estimate by the U.S...

in addition, Preacher's firm designed:
  • Seagle Building in Gainesville, Florida
    Gainesville, Florida
    Gainesville is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Alachua County, Florida, United States as well as the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area . The preliminary 2010 Census population count for Gainesville is 124,354. Gainesville is home to the sixth...

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