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Sweet Auburn, Atlanta

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The Sweet Auburn Historic District is a historic African-American neighborhood along and surrounding Auburn Avenue, east of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The name Sweet Auburn was coined by John Wesley Dobbs, referring to the "richest Negro street in the world." A National Historic Landmark District was designated in 1976, covering 19acre of the neighborhood, significant for its history and development as a segregated area under the state's Jim Crow laws.GeographySweet Auburn is one of 242 officially-recognized neighborhoods of Atlanta. It is bounded by: Freedom Parkway and the Old Fourth Ward (formerly the separate Bedford Pine neighborhood) on the north Boulevard and the Old Fourth Ward on the east the MARTA East-West line and the Oakland and Grant Park neighborhoods on the south, and the Downtown Connector and downtown Atlanta on the west
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  • Good BBQ, we went there for a late lunch. We were excited by the word of mouth reviews and that it was a littlt bit of Auburn in Atlanta!! We had a large party and with call ahead seating. If you want...  more »
  • The historic district of Atlanta, located next to one of the stops of the route the tourist tram free of charge. It was here that he lived and preached by Martin Luther King. Nowadays, in addition to this, the area is known for their market. The market seemed to be nedešëvym, but the area is very picturesque, though somewhat neuhožennyj. It is recommended to visit!
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  • First Visit. Had the Chicken and the Brisket. Both were juicy with outstanding flavor. Had the Cole slaw, potato salad and Mac n Cheese. All excellent. Sweet pickles and white bread were good accoutre...  more »