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(UPDATED) Center for Civil and Human Rights Center design announced

Design by Freelon of Durham, N.C. and HOK of Atlanta picked at this morning's meeting.

A tipster who's at the Central Atlanta Progress annual meeting sends word that the winning design for the Center for Civil and Human Rights is...

Freelon Group of Durham, N.C. and HOK of Atlanta.

According to this design summary, the museum's two interlocking buildings serve as a metaphor for Civil Rights marchers. The Rev. Martin Luther King's collection will be housed in the musem and face the downtown skyline. More details to come. To view a few more sketches of the design and read comments, check out CCHR's site.

(Courtesy CCHRP)