CNN Center

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The CNN Center is the world headquarters of CNN.wikipedia
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Turner Broadcasting System

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The facility's commercial office space is occupied by various units of the former Turner Broadcasting System, now part of the AT&T subsidiary WarnerMedia. The Omni Complex largely sat vacant until CNN moved its headquarters there in 1987 from its Midtown Atlanta site (old home of the Progressive Club on 1050 Techwood Drive and home to Turner Broadcasting System).
The headquarters of Turner's properties are located in both the CNN Center in Downtown Atlanta, and the Turner Broadcasting campus off Techwood Drive in Midtown Atlanta, which also houses Turner Studios.

Omni Coliseum

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The Omni Coliseum, an NBA and NHL arena directly connected to the Omni Complex, opened three years earlier, on October 14, 1972.
It was part of the Omni Complex, now known as the CNN Center.

Downtown Atlanta

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The CNN Center is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.
In the following decade, Centennial Olympic Park spurred the creation of a Downtown tourist district anchored by the World of Coca-Cola, the Georgia Aquarium, the CNN Center, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Cousins Properties

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The CNN Center opened in 1976 as the Omni Complex, which was a development by Cousins Properties.
The company has developed notable properties including CNN Center, Omni Coliseum, 191 Peachtree Tower, and Emory Point in Atlanta.

Centennial Olympic Park

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The CNN Center is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.
The park is surrounded by many major Atlanta Landmarks; the Georgia World Congress Center, College Football Hall of Fame, State Farm Arena, the CNN Center, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium are all on the west side of the park and the Georgia Aquarium, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the World of Coca-Cola on the north side of the park.

CNN

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The CNN Center is the world headquarters of CNN. CNN's digital operations, its content-subscription service Newsource, HLN, and sister channels CNN en Español and CNN International remain at the CNN Center.
Its headquarters at the CNN Center in Atlanta is only used for weekend programming.

CNN International

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CNN's digital operations, its content-subscription service Newsource, HLN, and sister channels CNN en Español and CNN International remain at the CNN Center.
Other early studios in Atlanta were tucked away in various corners of the CNN Center, and the newsroom lacked even a digital clock.

Sid and Marty Krofft

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More famously, Sid and Marty Krofft built an indoor amusement park called The World of Sid and Marty Krofft, inspired by the creations of the popular children's television producers.
The Omni International building that contained the amusement park was renamed the CNN Center when the site was converted to the present CNN headquarters.

State Farm Arena

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Its replacement, the Philips Arena (now State Farm Arena), broke ground on June 5, 1997. The CNN Center also houses an Omni Hotel and features a large atrium food court frequented by local business employees, tourists, event goers from State Farm Arena and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and conference attendees from the Georgia World Congress Center.
The side facing the Georgia World Congress Center originally spelled out "CNN" (whose headquarters adjoins the arena), but that section has since been altered to accommodate a Taco Mac restaurant.

Omni Hotels & Resorts

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The CNN Center also houses an Omni Hotel and features a large atrium food court frequented by local business employees, tourists, event goers from State Farm Arena and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and conference attendees from the Georgia World Congress Center.

Georgia World Congress Center

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The CNN Center also houses an Omni Hotel and features a large atrium food court frequented by local business employees, tourists, event goers from State Farm Arena and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and conference attendees from the Georgia World Congress Center.
The GWCC is located in downtown Atlanta at 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard NW, adjacent to CNN Center and State Farm Arena.

CNN en Español

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CNN's digital operations, its content-subscription service Newsource, HLN, and sister channels CNN en Español and CNN International remain at the CNN Center.

The World of Sid and Marty Krofft

World of Sid and Marty Krofft
More famously, Sid and Marty Krofft built an indoor amusement park called The World of Sid and Marty Krofft, inspired by the creations of the popular children's television producers.
Turner soon bought the entire complex and renamed it CNN Center.

Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center station

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MARTA rail service is provided to the CNN Center at the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center station.
As the station name suggests, the station provides service to Mercedes-Benz Stadium (replacing the now-razed Georgia Dome), the Georgia World Congress Center, State Farm Arena, and the CNN Center.

Tvsdesign

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Founded in 1968 by Bill Thompson, Tom Ventulett, and Ray Stainback, tvsdesign has designed several notable buildings in greater Atlanta and beyond throughout the years, including the Omni Coliseum and Complex, the Georgia Dome, the AT&T Promenade buildings, the CNN Center, the Concourse at Landmark Center in Sandy Springs, the Georgia Aquarium, the Georgia World Congress Center buildings, and the to-be-completed Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

National Basketball Association

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The Omni Coliseum, an NBA and NHL arena directly connected to the Omni Complex, opened three years earlier, on October 14, 1972.

National Hockey League

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The Omni Coliseum, an NBA and NHL arena directly connected to the Omni Complex, opened three years earlier, on October 14, 1972.

Midtown Atlanta

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The Omni Complex largely sat vacant until CNN moved its headquarters there in 1987 from its Midtown Atlanta site (old home of the Progressive Club on 1050 Techwood Drive and home to Turner Broadcasting System).

Amusement park

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The park was the first indoor theme park and opened in 1976, but closed within six months.

Gone with the Wind (film)

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For years, the theater offered showings of Gone with the Wind, which Ted Turner called "The greatest movie ever made".

Ted Turner

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For years, the theater offered showings of Gone with the Wind, which Ted Turner called "The greatest movie ever made".

HLN (TV network)

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CNN's digital operations, its content-subscription service Newsource, HLN, and sister channels CNN en Español and CNN International remain at the CNN Center. When CNN networks moved to the CNN Center on July 13, 1987, CNN Headline News (now known as HLN) was the first network to broadcast a show from it at 3.00 ET with its program # 96,915.

Cannabis (drug)

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The driver of the car claimed to have fallen asleep at the wheel, and was charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.

Chief financial officer

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In 2016, Turner Chief financial officer Pascal Desroches said the company would divest its 50 percent stake in the center's Omni Hotel in favor of redeveloping its Techwood campus in Atlanta, where other Turner broadcast operations are based.