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CNN Center - Atlanta

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Do you have any idea about CNN center and its history? Well, you have to learn that CNN center, which is located in the city of Atlanta, is the general headquarters of all the CNN sub-centers that can be found all over the world. The main newsrooms and several studios can be found inside the building. There are also several CNN channels that can be found inside the CNN center. The whole facility of the center and the commercial office is owned and occupied by a CNN center together with its parent company. The Turner Broadcasting Company is also a subsidiary of the Time Warner. The CNN center is within downtown Atlanta and its exact location is adjacent to the Centennial Park.

According to its history, CNN center started its operation in the year 1976. It started as an Omni International that was developed by their cousin company. The CNN center was originally located in Techwood Drive which is the home of Turner Broadcasting Company. The CNN center was originally a space that is offered for office space and different business tenants. The building was also occupied by consulates for years. Before the CNN center was moved in the building, the main floor of this facility had an indoor ice skating ring that was used by those people who love ice skating. There were restaurants and a video arcade to entertain children and adults.

The facility was also famous because of the amusement park that was built in the year 1976. The amusement park was inspired and created by the producers of the popular TV series that was aired in the city of Atlanta. Unfortunately, the amusement park was closed after six months. The building also serves as the complex for movie theaters that played different movies for the people of Atlanta.


Tour Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address/Map:  384 Northyards Blvd NW #490 Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: (404) 827-1500
Website: Plan your visit to CNN Center
Admission: Adults $15 | Seniors/Students $14 | Children (4-12) $12
Group discounts and packages are available.