Fortified Hills Neighborhood Club

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Our Community was initially known as Fortified Hills, a name stemming from the Civil War.  We are in the area of Grove Park off D L Hollowell Pkwy.  Grove Park was named from Dr. E. W. Grove, president of the Grove Park Development Company which was developed in the 1920's and 1930's by various developers, but primarily by the Grove Park Development Company.  We have heard longtime stories about how our community streets was named.  Mr. Grove named the streets for his wife, Gertrude, his daughter Evelyn, and his son, Edwin.  Other street names are to believed to have been inspired by his grandchildren:  Matilda, Hortense, Emily, Elizabeth, Francis, Eleanor, Florence, Margaret, and Eugenia.  Many of the side streets created in the '30s, '40s and '50s are wide, tree-lined avenues with well-tended frame cottages, brick Tudors and ranch homes.  Our Neighborhood is bounded by Johnson Road NW on the North, Madrona Street NW on the South, Wood Street and Milton Avenue on the West, Emily Place NW on the east in the Heart of Atlanta, Georgia.  We are approximately 5-10 mins from Downtown (ATL) and our neighborhood is known all over the world bka (BANKHEAD) and currently renamed Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy in Honor of Donald Lee Hollowell regarded as one of the preeminent Civil Rights Attorneys in the South who held a long career at the center of historic events.  This area has some great history behind it.  Our mission is to revitalized the neighborhoods along the D L Hollowell Corridor.  WE currently have a lot of vacant HOMEs and COMMERICAL PROPERTIES on the corridor that need restoring and deseparately in need of repair.  I believe this area can be GREAT AGAIN!  I have lived in this community over 40's years now and it's nothing like the way it was when I moved here.   WE NEED EVERYONE's HELP IN SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY IN RESTORATION, IMPROVEMENTS AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION.  PLEASE GET INVOLVED IN THIS GREAT ENDEAVOR!!!!

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Crime In Zone 3

Please Give Your Views As to Whether or Not You Feel Safe In Your Neighborhood and Things That You Think Can Be Improved To Make Our Neighborhood Safer. Thank You. All Items Will Be Kept Confidential... more
Started: March 7th 2007Replies: 12

Priorities for

What are the five most important issues that improve the quality of life for elderly adults.   Should these issues be considered by voters in Atlanta's 2017  municipal  elections. more
Started: July 22nd 2017Replies: 0

Waste and Recycle Can Cleaning

I wanted to let our neighbors know about this company we started using a couple weeks ago. We were looking for a service that cleans the trash cans that are smell from high heaven. This company comes... more
Started: June 26th 2016Replies: 0

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$8,000 First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit
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