Auburn Avenue community stands ready to help developer renovate historic buildings

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In 1976, Sweet Auburn was designated a National Historic District. Yet the buildings came down. . . .Since 1980, the Historic District Development Corporation has been actively involved in the district, renovating over 110 buildings. Jesse Clark (MCRP '11), the current HDDC executive director, wrote his Georgia Tech Master’s Thesis on the revitalization of Sweet Auburn. Just last month, HDDC led a clean up of and awareness for the Herndon Life Insurance Building.

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School of City & Regional Planning

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auburn avenue, historic preservation, sweet auburn
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  • Created By: Mike Alberghini
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 9, 2012 - 4:31am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm