Crews set up scenes in the front yard of Swan House, which was used as the set for President Snow’s version of the White House.
The Swan House in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood is a 1928 Classical mansion and onetime home to the Inman family, whose wealth helped to rebuild the city after its destruction during the Civil War. More recently, the house, designed by Phillip Trammell Shutze, has become the home of the Atlanta Historical Society, and even one of the sets for the 2013 film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."
I sat down with the Swan House’s Brandi Wigley and Jessica Rast to get the scoop on the house’s history and its role in the blockbuster film.... Read More →
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David Robert Weible is an assistant editor at Preservation magazine. He came to DC from Cleveland, Ohio, where he wrote for Sailing World and Outside magazines.