Downtown/The Gulch, Atlanta, Georgia

Racial Designation: Black

Gentrification Status: Mid

Responsible Party: Atlanta fund a private developer’s project, Los Angeles-based CIM Group, headed by Richard Ressler, brother of Atlanta Hawks owner Tony Ressler/ Mayor Bottom/ Matt Westmoreland Council member// Atlanta is becoming an increasing tech investment city along with the film industry

Tools of Gentrification: University/City/Developer Expansion and Development

Community Response: Yes

Anti-gentrification Advocates: Julian Berne, formerly with Invest Atlanta

Anti-gentrification Strategies: Legal Challenges


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