the histories of our streets

Georgia State University students map Atlanta's past

Author: Trevor Rice

Revitalization of Little Five Points

Little Five Points, a retail district around the intersection of Moreland Ave and Euclid Ave, in between the Atlanta neighborhoods of Inman Park and Candler Park, is a place where people come to shop for eccentric clothes and unique items, where people come to sell their art and play music, or just to be in an environment with a diverse range of individuals, whatever it is for, Little Five Points is a staple of Atlanta. But what lays below the surface? The history of Little Five Points is one of White flight and White return, of the fight between corporate and family owned, and of the progress that can be made through community-based action.

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Photo of Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

This is the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, A roman Catholic church on Peachtree Street in Atlanta Ga, it was built in 1898. This church was granted minor basilica status in 2010 and remains the only one in GA. Mother Teresa visited this church in 1995. This church has French Romanesque and Romanesque revivalist design features, and this is a big reason why I like this church, I think it is beautiful.

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