Purpose Built Communities East Lake in Atlanta

The Dynamics of Neighborhood Change

The only constant is change. External forces such as local political transitions, economic trends and shifting culture require those of us who work in neighborhood revitalization to be nimble, to… Continue →

Transforming East Lake: A Case Study by America’s Promise Alliance

What’s the secret behind East Lake’s turnaround? Can lessons from East Lake guide comprehensive efforts at neighborhood transformation in other communities? Through interviews with more than 20 key participants, reviews of historical and current documents, and an examination of existing research about neighborhood revitalization, this in-depth case study by America’s Promise Alliance explores those questions and illuminates East Lake’s story.