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Finch Alexander Barnes Rothschild & Paschal
Summary of Meeting Monday, April 17, 1967
Subject:
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Nash-Bans 11 Area
Attending:
Dan Sweat
Malcolm D. Jones
Ella Mae Brayboy
Jarvis Barnes
Director, Governmental Liaison, City of Atl anta
Housing Resources Committee
Community Council of the Atlanta Area, Inc .
Asst. Supt. for Research and Development,
Atlanta Public Schools
George L. Aldridge,Jr . Chief, Current Planning of Atlanta
Johnny H. Robinson
Community Deve lopment, City of Atlanta
William Fowlke s
Director, NASH Washington E . O.A. Center
Collier B. Gladin
Atlanta Planning
Duane W. Beck
Community Council of Atlanta Area, Inc.
C. 0. Emmerich
E.O.A., Inc.
Ray Moore
Public Information Sub-Committee, Housing
Re source s Committee
J a ck Schmitt
Community Counc il of the Atlanta Area , I nc .
The following points were discussed.
I . It wa s decided that the area should not be r eferred to a s
nvine City n but be cause a much l a r ger area i s involved it will be
calle d nNash-Ba ns 11 • All drawing s of the area bearing the title "Vi ne
City" will be changed .
II. The need for involving and informing the people in the area
prior to the a nnouncement of an urban renewal proj ect was discus s e d.
Mr . Emmerich offered the f ull c ooperat i on of E.O.A. ' s pe r sonne l and
faci l ities to the project . He i nv i ted Mr . Gl adin to meet with his
staff .
I I I. Two po int s of v i ew were di scussed on t he matter of people involvement i n the area .
A. Discuss t he situation at the grass roots before presenting
a ny but t he most general approach to t he area .
James H.Finch, F,A,l,A,
Cecil A. Almnder, F,A.I.A,
Miller D. Barnes, A.I.A,
Bernard 8. Rolhschlld, EA.I.A. F.C.S.I.
Caraker 0. Paschal, A,l,A.
ASSOCIATES
B. Discuss the situation with the l eadership using the prelimina r y plan proposed by the Planning Department.
In view of the need for act i on the consensus of opinion appeared
to be this :
Robert 0, Ahlslrand, R,A,
Sidney S. Daniell, A.A,
Ira Grayboff
Thomas G.Joyce, A.I.A.
H,King McCain, N.S.P.E.
J.J McDonough
Architects Engineers Interior Designers
William L. Pulgram, A.I.A.
44 Broad Street N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Phone 688-3313
John Stelnichen, A.I.A.
Terry-Hutchens Bldg., Huntsville, Ala. 35801 Phone 539-9648
�Finch Alexander Barnes Rothschild & Paschal
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Summary of Meeting Monday , April 1 7 , 1967
1 . Continue the smal l meetings now in progress now conducted
by Mr. Robinson and Mr . Fowlkes .
2.
Compile physical and soc i a l information.
3. Call a meeting of all commumity leadership - target date
May l - to present preliminary plans and through the use of
"buzz" sessions get reactions .
4 . On May 26 present to Mr. Cook's Committee the findings
from the continuing " grass roots" meetings and the leadership
meeting .
Every use wil l be made of the E. O. A. organization . At the
same time other groups representing the substantial home owners
in the area will be involved . Mrs . Brayboy suggested Rev.
Marcus Williams of the Antioch Church and Rev . Brodnax of the
Pilgram Church as sources.
It should be emphasized that the application for an urban
renewal project does not require a plan and that the planning
will be done over the next six months with advice from the
people of the area .
IV. Mr . Gladin also suggested that it will be@ecessary to assure
the Aldermen that relocation of families to be displaced should be
considered. It was suggested that a means of temporary housing and relocation in the neighborhood should be worked out . Cecil Alexander
will discuss this with the Housing Authority.
V. It was emphasized that while awaiting physical change every effort
should be made to accelerate social-services in the slum areas. It wil l
take approximately a year to process the application for urban renewal.
VI. The new school was discussed with emphasis on its total approach
to problems of the area.
The total thrust of the discussion was to move toward submission of the
"Nash-Bans" area for urban renewal and to involve t he pe ople of the area
in the process.
cc:
Mayor Ivan Allen /
Mr. Rodney M. Cook

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