Search: cdc atlanta walking dead
Why: According to Kylie, who says " LOST' (2004) me":
Answer: Yes! It is actually the base for the whole country, if you can believe it, at 1600 Clifton Road. There is also a Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Sounds like a nice place to host an event.
BUT! The building on "The Walking Dead" was actually the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, located at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway in northwest Atlanta. It had its grand opening in September 2007.
Watch scenes from the Hatch, interviews, and the 'splosion here:
So long, CDC. What a poorly underused plot device. I really would have liked to have seen more sad shower scenes up in that piece.
Source: Google Maps, Atlanta Magazine
The More You Know: Ian wrote this article about 6 Types of Zombies on "The Walking Dead" (So Far). Maybe you should read it.
Captain of Industry – A rare breed in the zombie genre, this diligent fellow draws attention to himself because simply moaning and shuffling isn’t good enough for him, oh no. He has to pick up a rock and try to smash a window with it. Every time a zombie uses a tool, a nerd gets a free Mountain Dew out of a pop machine.