Imagining What Was: A History Walk of Grant Park

  • May 4, 2024 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • St. Paul United Methodist Church

    501 Grant Street Southeast
    Atlanta, Georgia 30312
Ticket Price Free This event is now over


This Jane’s Walk, taking place in Grant Park, focuses on themes of art, architecture, history, and culture.

Take a stroll around the block with Grant Park resident (and MODA Board Member!) Laura Hennighausen, and explore the history of the families that once lived in the beautiful craftsman homes of Broyles Street.

Attendees will get access to a treasure trove of articles, photos, and other historical documents Hennighausen has collected via her citizen history web app.


The Details

  • Distance of Walk: <1 mile
  • Getting There: We’ll meet at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Free street parking can be found on the surrounding streets!
  • Accessibility: This walk covers paved terrain and is wheelchair accessible.
  • What to wear and bring: Wear comfortable shoes for walking, and consider bringing a bottle of water!


About Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk is an annual global festival honoring the legacy of urbanist, activist, and writer Jane Jacobs with free, citizen-led walking tours through the neighborhoods that lend so much character to our cities.

The festival promotes civic engagement and encourages leaders and participants to share stories about their communities and use walking as a means of connecting with their neighbors.


About the Leader of This Walk

Laura Hennighausen, Director of Strategic Philanthropy at Purpose Possible, is dedicated to improving Atlanta through empowering nonprofit organizations to work their missions.

Laura has devoted her career to Atlanta-based nonprofit organizations focusing on public space, historic preservation, and the arts.

With two cats and a dog, Laura is the proud caretaker of a 117-year-old home in Grant Park. In her free time she enjoys weaving.


Cancellation Policy

MODA reserves the right to cancel a program if the minimum enrollment requirements are not met.

If you need to cancel your plans for any reason, we kindly request that you notify us 48 hours prior to the event start.

By doing so, we can release your seat to another individual interested in joining us for this Jane’s Walk!


Any Questions?

Email Mary, MODA's Programs Manager, at

Date & Time

Sat, May 4, 2024 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Venue Details

St. Paul United Methodist Church

501 Grant Street Southeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30312 St. Paul United Methodist Church
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