Here at The Abandoned Atlas Foundation, we work hard to spread awareness and connect developers to places that are historic and “at risk” of the wrecking ball. Currently, in Topeka, Kansas, the now closed Menninger’s Clocktower is in danger of demolition. Not because of the shape it is in or because there is a
Helping to sell and protect In September of 2020, I stumbled across this beautiful church in Terral. Not knowing any history I immediately talked with neighbors (from more than 6 feet away) and was able to find some info. However, I was so overtaken with the beauty of this place that when
We started working with Carl to gather materials, volunteers and a plan of what needed to be done. Over the course of three months we gathered a hundred volunteers spanning three states. Many of them interested in the century old W.S. Kelly Store.
The Historic Poteau Library was brought to our foundations attention through Facebook where it had grown quite a nice following of people that wanted to watch the transformation of the former library. I reached out to Tammy and Michael the wonderful owners, they were ecstatic to see that other people were serious about helping out with their project.