Box 21, Folder 43, Document 31

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Major National Corporation to Announce
Breakthrough in Urban Renewal: Atlanta

Project to be First of its Kind in Nation

Historic Negro Church Will

Sponsor Housing Development

The Board of Commissioners and staff of the Atlanta Housing Authority
invite you to a special press conference for the awarding of the
contract for the residential redevelopment of 13 acres of land in

the University Center Urban Redevelopment Area,

The Press Conference will take place in Room 838 of the Hurt Building
Thursday, July ยข, 1967, at 2:00 P. M.

Representatives of The Celotex Corporation, redevelopers of the
proposed residential area, will be on hand to describe this pioneer
effort by a major national concern to help provide housing for low
and moderate income families.

Others attending the conference will include representatives of the
Friendship Baptist Church, the non-profit sponsor of the proposed
development, city officials, local and federal housing officials.

Press kits detailing the University Center Urban Redevelopment Area
will be available.

Should you be unable to attend, please contact Margret Ross, Public
Information Officer for the Atlanta Housing Authority, 523-607), for
press information.

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