Downtown Atlanta’s growth elusive in its inner core

Roxanne Scott Oct 15, 2019
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A view of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Christian Petersen / Getty Images

Downtown Atlanta’s growth elusive in its inner core

Roxanne Scott Oct 15, 2019
A view of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Christian Petersen / Getty Images
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Atlanta’s downtown and neighborhoods around it have experienced more than 40% of residential growth between 2010 – 2016. Some in the city hope that kind of growth continues. But downtown residents like Pam Revie-Pettersen hasn’t felt any of that growth; she still hopes for basic amenities like a grocery store. Even with Atlanta’s tremendous growth, it’s still hard to convince people to move to the city’s core.

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