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Homes of Famous Atlanta Whales, In Map Form

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We've randomly selected eight of Atlanta's most intriguing and famous whales in a effort to chart their migratory patterns over the last decade or so.
These mansion dwellers run the gamut from highfalutin British royalty, to legendary pitchers to convicted felons. They frolic from Johns Creek to Jonesboro. Please note that not all addresses were available, and thus some pinpoints are an approximation of whale habitation.

[Photo: Arthur Blank's Backyard, circa 2010, via luxlist.com]

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Elton John's Condo

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Elton John conjoined several units in the Park Place on Peachtree high-rise to form a 12,000 square-foot mega-condo. The home was appraised at $4.6 million in 2006 — which Sir Elton claimed was $1 million too high when he sued the Fulton County board of assessors.

Usher's Roswell Abode

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Usher listed this Roswell manse for $3.2 million last year when he was splitting with his wife, Tameka Raymond. The Roswell home is more than 12,000 square feet and sits on about four acres.

Arthur Blank's Pad

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Blank actually sold this pristine estate on Tuxedo Road for $3.9 million a couple of years back (a fraction of what he'd once listed it for). Don’t fret: He reportedly owns another manse on nearby West Paces Ferry Road.

Ludacris's Estate

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The chicken and beer aficionado apparently owns at least eight homes, but one of his first was this College Park estate with tennis and basketball courts — and a fully stocked catfish pond.

Hines Ward's Custom Home

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Hines Ward listed this stunning, custom Sandy Springs estate for $7.5 million last year. The 13,000 square-foot palace sports five bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and one badass memorabilia room.

John Smoltz's Showplace

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Atlanta Braves legend John Smoltz listed this north Fulton County palace last year at $7.2 million. Smotlzie boasted plenty of sleeping options with 10 bedrooms, in addition to 14 bathrooms, a gym and movie theater around these 18,000 square feet.

Tyler Perry's McMansion

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Back in 2010, actor-director Tyler Perry spent a reported $7.6 million to buy a famous 58-acre estate near Johns Creek known as “Dean Gardens” — only to tear it down and build a customized home on site. The home, built by software entrepreneur Larry Dean, was once priced as high as $40 million.

T.I.'s Jonesboro Digs

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Rap superstar (and novelist) T.I. paid $830,000 for this stone-construction home near Jonesboro back in 2005. It boasts five bedrooms, four full bathrooms and a reasonable 5,446 square feet.

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Elton John's Condo

Elton John conjoined several units in the Park Place on Peachtree high-rise to form a 12,000 square-foot mega-condo. The home was appraised at $4.6 million in 2006 — which Sir Elton claimed was $1 million too high when he sued the Fulton County board of assessors.

Usher's Roswell Abode

Usher listed this Roswell manse for $3.2 million last year when he was splitting with his wife, Tameka Raymond. The Roswell home is more than 12,000 square feet and sits on about four acres.

Arthur Blank's Pad

Blank actually sold this pristine estate on Tuxedo Road for $3.9 million a couple of years back (a fraction of what he'd once listed it for). Don’t fret: He reportedly owns another manse on nearby West Paces Ferry Road.

Ludacris's Estate

The chicken and beer aficionado apparently owns at least eight homes, but one of his first was this College Park estate with tennis and basketball courts — and a fully stocked catfish pond.

Hines Ward's Custom Home

Hines Ward listed this stunning, custom Sandy Springs estate for $7.5 million last year. The 13,000 square-foot palace sports five bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and one badass memorabilia room.

John Smoltz's Showplace

Atlanta Braves legend John Smoltz listed this north Fulton County palace last year at $7.2 million. Smotlzie boasted plenty of sleeping options with 10 bedrooms, in addition to 14 bathrooms, a gym and movie theater around these 18,000 square feet.

Tyler Perry's McMansion

Back in 2010, actor-director Tyler Perry spent a reported $7.6 million to buy a famous 58-acre estate near Johns Creek known as “Dean Gardens” — only to tear it down and build a customized home on site. The home, built by software entrepreneur Larry Dean, was once priced as high as $40 million.

T.I.'s Jonesboro Digs

Rap superstar (and novelist) T.I. paid $830,000 for this stone-construction home near Jonesboro back in 2005. It boasts five bedrooms, four full bathrooms and a reasonable 5,446 square feet.