The Foundry Building

The Classic Center offers a truly "Green" Meeting and Event Experience with The Foundry Street Building.

We are proud to have preserved the historic charm of the Foundry Street Building by reclaiming and refurbishing materials used in the original structure. The Classic Center has:
  • Original steel window frames
  • Heart-of-pine beams
  • Wooden flooring with inlaid carpeting
  • Wooden sliding doors
  • Original brick walls complete with authentic painted slogans from original tenants

Event Space

Hosting a variety of business and social events, the Foundry Street Building offers 12,000 square feet of flexible space including ballrooms, smaller gathering spaces, boardrooms, a full-service kitchen, and an expansive brick patio for outdoor assemblies.

A self-contained conference center welcoming:
  • Conferences
  • Exhibitions
  • Meetings
  • Seminars
  • Weddings
  • Special Events


The Classic Center's historical Foundry Street building offers our clients a unique take on traditional meeting space needs, not to mention the convenience and ambiance of downtown Athens, GA that meeting attendees appreciate.

Walk through our historical corridors, view art on display, and transition into a truly impressive event experience, all the while contributing to a continued environmental effort.