As the main connection between Atlanta and Stone Mountain, the Memorial Drive corridor has ferried travelers from the city to the suburbs since the late 1960s. Economic growth in the area slowed dramatically in the late 1980s. The suburban environment with large setbacks, surface parking lots, and strip shopping saw practically no new commercial development for 30 years.
In 2019 DeKalb County published the Memorial Drive Revitalization Corridor Plan formulating a vision for the corridor that favors human scaled neighborhoods, walkability, and a mix of different land use and activities.
Today the transformation of Memorial Drive is well underway with the following projects:
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