Historic Cultural Spaces of Washington Park

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Photograph, Row of Businesses on Hunter Street (now: MLK Jr. Drive), ca. 2000

Washington Park Historic District Archive, Hargrett Library

Cultural sites are an important part of an area’s development and function as places where the community can come together physically, as opposed to just existing in their homes. In Washington Park residents could enjoy themselves away from the segregated spaces in white areas of Atlanta.