Gentrification of Atlanta Continues

By Cameron McWhirter | Photographs by Dustin Chambers for The Wall Street Journal ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recently delivered an odd message for a leader of a city whose name has become synonymous with growth. “I told them, ‘If you live on the Westside of Atlanta, do not sell your property right now,’ ” she […]

In with the Rich, Out with the Poor

It sounds so innocuous, so beneficial: “revitalization.” Who wouldn’t want their neighborhood to have better stores and public facilities, less crime, high property values? Renters, that’s who–and low-income homeowners who can’t afford high property taxes, and anyone the police will target when they step up patrols to protect the new arrivals. As wealthy people buy […]