Category Archives: History

Laurel Ridge Homes–Decatur Real Estate

  Brief History of the Development of Decatur real estate in the Laurel Ridge  Community Laurel Ridge is located 4 miles from Emory University  and is  Northwest of the intersection of North Druid Hills Road and Lawrenceville Highway, roughly across … Continue reading

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1010 Scott Boulevard, A-5, Delightful First Floor Decatur Condo!

Priced at  $117,900, 1010 Scott Boulevard, Scott Court at The Woodlands, is located in a prime Decatur neighborhood, less than 2 miles from Emory University, shopping, and  restaurants.  This complex is also ideally located adjacent to The Woodlands Nature Preserve. … Continue reading

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Atlanta Elementary Schools – In Crisis Mode

Many DeKalb County School are currently being evaluated for closure.  The DeKalb County School Board is considering a Re-districting Proposal which could close 12 elementary schools in DeKalb County.  Public input workshops are ongoing and approval of the re-districting and … Continue reading

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Druid Hills – Historic Atlanta Neighborhood

Atlanta has many beautiful neighborhoods, but Druid Hills is unique in its beginnings.  It was planned in the late 19th and early 20th century by American’s most famous landscape architect, Fredrick Law Olmsted, who also created Central Park in New … Continue reading

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Emory Grove – Historic Atlanta Neighborhood

Emory Grove is a historic neighborhood of bungalow-style homes, built in the latter part of 1939 and early  1940’s by L. Neal Smith, a prominent builder of the time.  Mr. Smith’s original advertisement read, “Emory Grove, a community of durable … Continue reading

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