Historic Markers Across Georgia

The Cochran Homes - 106-110 Ashby Street

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Location: on Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. at Palmetto Ave. in the West End district of Atlanta, GA.
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.062    W 084° 25.048
  33.75103333    -84.41746666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM7WB1
The Cochran Homes - 106-110 Ashby Street Marker  


Arthur and Horace Cochran, brothers and prominent doctors, lived side-by-side here for over 60 years. The Cochrans move to Atlanta from College Park and set up their neighborhood practice in 1925. Within two years, the brothers and their wives joined other African American professionals in this neighborhood. Arthur wife, Ruth Cochran was head of the University Homes branch library, and Horace´s wife, Pauline Cochrane tall floral design. The homes were convenient to Hariss Hospital, located on Hunter Street, across from Washington School.


The Cochran Homes - 106-110 Ashby Street


West End District