National Park Service to review condition of Sweet Auburn District

The National Park Service is beginning a condition assessment of the Sweet Auburn National Historic Landmark District, according to a press release. The assessment process will include a study to evaluate the integrity and condition of the District and a public comment period. In November, the NPS will host public meetings to introduce the project to the community.

“The significance of the Sweet Auburn area, as a center for African-American commercial, social, religious and political activity during the 20th century, makes the District one of the most important historic places in Atlanta,” said Cynthia Walton, Southeast Regional Office National Historic Landmark Program Manager. “While the boundaries of the Sweet Auburn NHL District are smaller than what many people consider to…

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