Bilt to Last: A Roaring Bash at the Biltmore
March 2, 2019
7 p.m.

Biltmore Hotel
817 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308



Join The Georgia Trust as we celebrate our honorees, all outstanding preservationists in our state, at the 35th annual Preservation Gala.

Enjoy an evening of fine food, cocktails and dancing at the Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta as we return to this architectural gem and all its Gatsby-esque glory for a roaring good time you won’t want to miss! Gala chairs Jane Royal and Sherry and John Lundeen promise a night to remember.

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Patron Levels
Georgian – $5,000 (patron level includes table for 8)
Imperial – $2,000 (patron level includes 4 tickets)
Corinthian – $1,000 (patron level includes 2 tickets)
Palladian – $600 (host committee includes 2 tickets)

Members – $150 per person
Non-members – $250 per person (includes membership in the Trust)
Guests under 40 – $100 per person


Event Details

Calling all dames and daddy o’s…come and party with The Georgia Trust as we return to the Biltmore Hotel for our 35th Annual Preservation Gala. Get dolled up for this Roaring Bash at the Biltmore and help us honor deserving preservationists from around Georgia, including Jim Borders of Atlanta, Bonnie Dowling of Macon, Charlie Garbutt of Dublin and Alston Watt of Thomasville. Take in the elegant architecture of the swanky restored ballrooms while enjoying decadant dishes, speakeasy cocktails, and jazz sounds of the ’20s era. This party promises to be the cat’s meow!

Proceeds will go directly to The Georgia Trust’s mission to reuse, reinvest and revitalize Georgia’s historic places.

Reservations are $150 for members; $250 for non-members (includes membership in the Trust); $100 for guests under 40.

Dress is cocktail attire.

For more information, please email The Georgia Trust’s Special Events Department or call 404.885.7812.

Event is rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

Preservation Gala Accommodations

Renaissance Hotel Midtown
866 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

$209 per night
To reserve a room, call 678-412-2400 and ask for the Georgia Trust Gala rate or book online at

About the Preservation Gala

The Georgia Trust’s annual Preservation Gala is a night of lively entertainment and culinary delights from Atlanta’s top caterers. Attendees enjoy fine cuisine, cocktails and music. Dress is cocktail attire.

The Georgia Trust first held a Preservation Ball in 1984 and since then it has been staged at several different venues, including the Georgia State Capitol, the Georgian Terrace Hotel, the Biltmore Ballrooms and Ivy Hall.

Preservation Gala Sponsors




The Gary W. Rollins Foundation