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Druid Hills High School

Dekalb County Schools

Crook and Ivey

Lewis "Buck" Crook and Ernest "Ed" Ivey

In 1923, Crook and Ivey formed the firm Ivey & Crook Architects. In this partnership, Crook was the architect and Ivey supervised the construction of Buck's designs. Buck and Ed designed almost 100 homes around Atlanta between 1923 and 1967. For more information, visit

1202 Springdale Road

1226 Springdale Road

940 Springdale Road

1424 Fairview Road

1798 Haygood Drive. Druid Hills High School was designed by Crook & Ivey.
Ivey & Crook were the architects of DHHS, however, Harry James Carr was the contractor
who built the main building in 1928. There is a stone plaque on the left as one enters
through the front door of Druid Hills High School which credits H. J. Carr as the contractor.

948 Lullwater Road

826 Springdale Road

Howard School on Ponce de Leon Avenue

1098 Lullwater Road

808 Lullwater Road

794 Springdale Road

1284 Fairview Road
Former home of the Alfred Uhry's grandmother, Mrs. Lena Fox. Alfred Uhry wrote the play Driving Miss Daisy based on his memories of characters from his childhood in Atlanta. The character "Miss Daisy" was inspired in part by his grandmother and her sisters. Adapted from the screenplay into a movie, the movie was nominated for nine Academy Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Makeup, and Best Screenplay Adaptation in 1989. Alfred Uhry was a Druid Hills High School graduate.