Scholarly Documents

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Scholarly Documents

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Washington Park Community (1993)
This paper is a comprehensive study of the development of the Washington Park Community. A clear picture of the evolution of the Washington Park Community is drawn and the community's most characteristic elements are looked at closely. The community…

Strategic Neighboring (2011)
This study investigates the phenomenon of faith-motivated actors in blighted inner-city neighborhoods on the west side of Atlanta, Georgia. This research explores the role of faith in neighborhood transformation efforts. It examines the motivations…

A Changing Paradigm? Measuring Urban Decentralization through the Great Recession (2012)
The 
purpose 
of
 this 
research 
is 
to 
examine
 the 
residential
 development 
trends
 during
 and
 after
 the 
economic 
recession 
(mid‐2007 
until
 early 
2010) 
in 
order 
to 
understand…

Vacant Property: Strategies for Redevelopment in the Contemporary City (2011)
This paper defines vacant properties and address the effects they have on the community that surrounds them.

Inequitable Infrastructure Investments: An Atlanta Case Study<br /><br />
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An Analysis of the Distribution of Atlanta&#039;s Infrastructure Investments throughout Local NPUs (2014)
This paper uses data on Atlanta’s infrastructure investments from 1999 to 2012 to determine which areas are receiving the most projects and funding in order to evaluate the equity of the distribution.

The Future of Atlanta&#039;s Housing Opportunity Fund (2012)
This document was completed to assist The Atlanta Housing Association of Neighborhood-based Developers with their decisions regarding Atlanta’s Housing Opportunity Fund.

Schooling Jim Crow: The Fight for Atlanta&#039;s Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics (2014)
In 1919 the NAACP organized a voting bloc powerful enough to compel the city of Atlanta to budget $1.5 million for the construction of schools for black students. This victory would have been remarkable in any era, but in the context of the Jim Crow…

My Soul is a Witness: A Chronology of the Civil Rights Era, 1954-1965
Reference to English Avenue Elementary School (pg. 134)