For many years now, the city of Sandy Springs has made it a point to say that revitalization in our city is not about gentrification, or even displacement.
And yet — that is exactly what is happening. Recently, the city council approved the Trail Master Plan, which is comparable to the Atlanta BeltLine. And to be clear, we are in favor of the trails and know that they will enhance our community.
However, we know that the BeltLine made clear mistakes, as was acknowledged by the Mayor in the kickoff meeting for the city’s North End Revitalization Task Force.
At Sandy Springs Together, we feel it’s necessary to educate our community about the mistakes that have been made — and that Sandy Springs is about to make, as well.READ MORE