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Sidney Marcus was a Georgia (U.S.) legislator from Atlanta's 26th district, now the 106th district, who served in the Georgia General Assembly from 1968 until his death in 1983. He served on several committees: Health and Ecology; Ways and Means; and Rules. For several years, Marcus was chairman of Fulton County delegation. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of Atlanta in 1981, defeated by Andrew Young. He was a noted Atlanta politician, and active in the Jewish community.
His accomplishments included helping to stop the I-485 freeway which threatened several intown neighborhoods (leading to the park named in his honor).
- Sidney Marcus Boulevard, which runs 1.1 km (.7 mi) from Piedmont Road/S.R. 237 to the Buford Highway Connector/S.R.13, Atlanta, is named in his honor.
- Sidney Marcus Park, Cumberland Road at Cumberland Circle, Atlanta.
- Sidney Marcus Auditorium, Georgia World Congress Center
- On the Right Track, campaign show at the Fox Theatre
- [SIDNEY J. MARCUS PAPERS, University of Georgia]
- [Sidney Marcus Park]
- Microsoft MapPoint North America 2004
- [Daily news, October 1981]
- [ZBT Fraternity at U of FL]
- [APS Notable Graduates]
- [Morningside / Lenox Park Association]
- [Atlanta Jewish Times]
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