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The 343-acre site of a former landfill and public housing project will become a multi-use community including houses, apartments, schools, retail, and a golf course.

November 19, 2002, 6:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech

Columbia Residential and the Atlanta Housing Association are undertaking a massive redevelopment in West Highlands, which will provide retail and shopping for an underserved sector of Atlanta. The new development is expected to include nearly 1,000 houses, 700 apartments, a library, charter school, and golf course.The redevelopment represents a substantial expansion of the AHA's transformation of run-down housing projects into multi-use developments.

Thanks to Will Clark

Monday, November 11, 2002 in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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