- Bedford Pine Neighborhood Photograph Collection, 1970-1971
- Bedford Pine
- Bedford-Pine Neighborhood Photograph Collection, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA
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Weathering of buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta (Ga.)--Social conditions--20th century
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta--Social conditions--20th century
Poor African Americans--Housing--Georgia--Atlanta
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Bedford Pine, 33.768733, -84.376218
- color transparencies
- View of a home that has collapsed in the Bedford Pine neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Slums; Ghettos; social conditions
Bedford Pine is an area in Atlanta, Georgia bounded by North Avenue on the north end, Highland Avenue to the south, Boulevard to the east, and Piedmont Avenue to the west. The area was annexed by Atlanta in 1870 and developed until a fire destroyed businesses and homes in 1917. After the fire, the neighborhood deteriorated in value and maintenance as middle class residents moved away and were replaced by people at or near the poverty line. Most of the structures in the neighborhood were destroyed during the 1960's and 1970's in urban renewal projects. New housing was constructed during the decades that followed, and Georgia Power Company chose the area for its headquarters in 1979.
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- 1 photograph : col. ; 35mm.
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