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Macedonia/Bagley Park

The story of Macedonia Park (later called Bagley Park, and today renamed Frankie Allen Park), is vital to understanding how institutional and structural racism works and what the l...

Inman Park - Part II

This week, we're covering the second half of Inman Park's story - from 1895, through the present day. A neighborhood that began for the wealthy, white, Atlanta elite, it's resident...

Inman Park - Part I

Built as the first planned suburb for Atlanta’s white elite, it spurred the creation of Edgewood Avenue, the first electric streetcar and sadly, demolished worker housing to do so....

Interracial Marriage

This week, we’re talking about interracial marriages, once more commonly referred to as miscegenation. While I always focus on Atlanta, there were also stories from cities across G...

Listener Q&A

Podcast break is over! My first Listener Q&A episode includes amazing questions, like: “Why do you think Atlanta has such a hard time keeping its historic buildings?”, “How doe...

1880 Atlanta is a city of 40,000 people, 15 years out of the Civil War, and full force into Henry Grady's "New South". Fairs and expositions were important tools for bringing busin...

Chinese Community

This week, we're covering the history of Atlanta’s earliest Chinese citizens. In 1890, the entire state of Georgia had only 1.78% of residents with foreign patronage, so I wondered...

Atlanta Public Schools

This week, we're talking about school in Atlanta, from the period between 1869 - 1965. When did public school begin? Who was it for? What were it's issues? From day one, public sch...

Avondale Estates

This week, we’re covering Avondale Estates, the mastermind behind it, and how the neighborhood housing stock covers two distinct periods in American history. Before Avondale, there...

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