Sweet Auburn – Tune In!

June 12, 2012

Catch APC’s Boyd Coons on WABE 90.1 FM. Public Broadcasting Atlanta will air an interview by Steve Goss of APC’s Executive Director, Boyd Coons on Wednesday, June 13 in two parts at 7:35 am and 8:35 am. A long-format interview will be posted at www.pba.org after the radio broadcast.

The interview focused on Sweet Auburn, its history prior to the Civil Rights Movement and the Historic District’s preservation issues. Mr. Coons spoke to Mr. Goss in-depth about the different phenomenon impacting the District including; economics, differing philosophies of preservation and previous redevelopment. Mr. Coons also expressed optimism about the renewed interest in the District because of the Atlanta Streetcar and stakeholder Georgia State University.