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


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

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