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Atlanta’s historic Baltimore Block snags tenant after recent overhaul

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With facets dating to 1880s, unique offering on the cusp of Midtown and downtown signs consulting firm

A brick building with modern metal entry, abutting the 1880s row houses.
The entry of the revamped office space.
Baltimore Block

One of downtown’s most unique office buildings, Baltimore Block, is marking its first major new tenant following an overhaul from top to bottom last year.

Project leaders have announced that consulting firm Code Zero, which outgrew its coworking space on the Westside, will occupy the building’s second floor of the building.

It’s a big win for the unique property, which is now about 60 percent leased following the completion of the renovation. In marketing materials, the JLL leasing team says Baltimore Block is ideally suited for creative firms looking for something beyond a corporate setting.

Comprised of historic row homes dating to 1885, a large 1980s office addition, and a massive light-filled atrium, Baltimore Block isn’t a typical downtown office arrangement. The complex actually began life as Atlanta’s first apartments.

Stacked corridors of offices look out over a five-story atrium with glass roof.
Stacked corridors of offices overlook a five-story atrium with glass roof.
Michael Kahn, Curbed Atlanta

In addition to office space, the building features 15 “penthouse” apartments. Some span three floors, while each offers high-end finishes and terraces with city views.

Gene Nix, managing partner for Code Zero, indicated the company selected the building for its location, providing easy walkability to Midtown and downtown, as well as quick MARTA access to the airport.

Baltimore Block’s distinctive architecture and skyline views were also a draw, Nix said.

Eventually, Code Zero plans to expand into more space in the complex.

Baltimore Block

Baltimore Block

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