Porterdale Depot and Rail Car Conversion

Project Location:

Porterdale National Register Historic District

Porterdale, GA


City of Porterdale


Type of Services:


Architecture, Historic Preservation, Construction Administration






With the obtainment of Department of Transportation funds, the City of Porterdale has embarked on a project to convert a historic rail car into public restrooms. Located along the Yellow River trail, the restrooms will be a great addition to this active recreation area. 

Phase Two of the project will include the interior rehabilitation of the historic train depot which is currently a shell. The program includes incorporating space for an existing kayak rental facility as well as a visitors' center. All work will be performed to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Rehabilitation. 

Background: Ellis Square, photo by Attic Fire


© 2014 Lominack Kolman Smith Architects, LLP


301 W. Broughton Street

Suite 301
Savannah, GA 31401



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