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By Robert Hartle Jr.

The Druid Hills local is characterised by means of rolling hills, outstanding timber and shrubs and beautiful, expansive homes. Its Ponce de Leon hall bears the imprint of the founding father of American panorama structure, Frederick legislations Olmsted. The brainchild of Joel damage, the local used to be delivered to fruition by way of a few of Atlanta's so much renowned businessmen, together with Asa Candler, founding father of Coca-Cola. It was once those movers and shakers of the town who lived locally through the early many years of the 20th century. In 1914, Druid Hills was once completely altered with the declaration that it might be the location of Emory University's new major campus. Now the citizens coexist with what has develop into a world collage neighborhood. Historian Robert Hartle Jr. has written a decent, impeccably researched tribute to Druid Hills, actually one of many jewels in Atlanta's crown.

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