This spring, Atlanta will start work to recreate a historic park on the city’s Westside. Local officials have high hopes for the new space, that it could even become a tourist attraction.
But the proposed park recently got caught up in Atlanta’s complicated past.
Civil Rights And Peace
In Vine City, just a mile from the new Falcons stadium, is a wide open field. There’s not much to look at, other than some trees and boarded-up apartments off to the side.
But Rodney Mims Cook Jr. has big plans to change that.