Inside Rome / South Rome Redevelopment:
The mission for South Rome is to achieve redevelopment through home ownership, affordable housing choices, educational opportunities, active community involvement, leadership, and appropriate economic development.
119 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 753
Rome, GA 30162-0753
77 Affordable apartments for seniors opened in 2012, and a second phase of family housing is slated to open in 2016.
540 Students attending the new Anna K. Davie elementary school, opened in 2015. The school includes an onsite early learning center and adult literacy program to serve the community.
$3 million Investment in a new state-of-the-art Boys & Girls Club to serve children of east and south Rome. A nearby community garden opened in 2014.
A Revival in Rome
Established in 2004, the South Rome Redevelopment Corporation is working to transform South Rome through home ownership, affordable housing choices, educational opportunities, active community involvement, leadership, and appropriate economic development. These initiatives will combine mixed-income housing choices with quality educational opportunities for children and adults.
A Commitment to the Future
The South Rome Redevelopment Corporation is committed to ensuring that South Rome is a clean, safe, vibrant and beautiful community, as well as a pleasant place to live, work, worship, and learn. The South Rome redevelopment area is comprised of eight neighborhoods: Blacks Bluff, Mt. Aventine, Hillsboro, Etowah Terrace, South Rome Commons, Coosa Country Club/Virginia Circle, and Darlington Village.