Back

Article Topics

Blog: Atlanta


03-27-15

A Recipe for Revitalization: How an Atlanta Success Story is Being Replicated Nationwide

ICIC

In the early 1990s, the East Lake neighborhood was one of Atlanta’s poorest. The East Lake Meadows housing project was the neighborhood’s epicenter of poverty and rampant crime. In 1995, local real estate developer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Cousins  first proposed the idea of redeveloping East Lake Meadows into a mixed-use housing development. Read More



ICIC Icon

ICIC drives inclusive economic prosperity in under-resourced communities though innovative research and programs to create jobs, income, and wealth for local residents.

Contact

PO Box 191297
Roxbury MA 02119
Phone: 617-238-1740
Fax: 617-238-3001

Stay Connected

Sign up for our mailings and stay up-to-date on all research, commentary, and news related to ICIC as we continue to drive inclusive economic prosperity in America’s under-resourced communities.

Sign Up

© 2021 ICIC. All rights reserved.

Terms of Use    Privacy Policy