Exterior description – East Lake

The East lake community is one of the most historic communities in Atlanta.East lake has been around since the late 1800’s and has changed not only the community themselves but Atlanta as a whole. The site is located in East Atlanta , Georgia  which is only about 5 miles from downtown Atlanta. The east lake timeline starts from apps ration owned by Robert Alston in the 1850’s from a amusement park which later on failed because of a the recession in the late 1800’s to a golf course ( which is still present to this day) to low income housing known as “lil viteman ” to a present day small community with a layout of a publix , their own Marta station , food places , housing ,schools and YMCA tobacco date the East lake residents.The present artifacts that are shown when some,one is visiting the East lake community is a grocery store , gas stations  which are located on the end of east lake (Glenwood Ave.) and the YMCA located at the beginning of east lake on memorial drive.The east lake housing sits right in the middle of the two major road , Memorial drive and Glenwood Ave. which includes a pool , a rent office and two playgrounds. When I visited East Lake I noticed how spacious the housing and businesses were from each other , which is rare to find in the city of Atlanta. If one is driving or walking , all the necessities are in walking distances and they have bus stops all throughout the community of east lakes. When i visited the community I took note to the color scheme of the space  and for some reason the color green was catching my eye. I was observing East lake green trees and spacious green grass and hills , their green spacious golf course and their set of apartments called “green side ” which had tons of green space for their residents to enjoy. I noticed the publix green color scheme as well , the logo and lining of the word publix was outlined in green. When I visit the site I felt a warm welcoming feeling because some of the residents was very friendly and I seen a lot of people walKing their dogs and kids playing at the playground. I felt like I could see my self living in this community.East Lake is in there own world , they have everything their residents need or want. The east lake community is a site that is used for their residents and everything that has been built or set in place is for the use of the residents of the community.In closing , East lake is a beneficial and confident place to live in and it advertise that by purposely building the YMCA , grocery stores , school and places to live to convince  someone that doesn’t live there that this place has everything they need to satisfy them. The site targets it’s Intented users by using signs in the front of the east lake apartments displaying ” specials on apartments ” to persuade them to be apart of the East lake community.

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