Druid Hills, Atlanta GA #00071
Type:Subdivisions & Suburban Communities
As one of Atlanta's first suburbs, Fredrick Law Olmsted envisioned homes "well-shaded by handsome, umbrageous, permanently thrifty trees" in a neighborhood with a "pleasing rural, or at least, semi-rural, character of scenery." [00071_1890_FLO to Joel Hurt]. The Olmsted Brothers would subsequently carry out the final design for Druid Hills.