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Lake Claire Land Trust provides urban oasis

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Lake Claire Land Trust

The Lake Claire Community Land Trust is a forward-thinking neighborhood green-space, offering more than 70 community garden beds and providing Atlantans with an urban oasis. In the 1980s, a group of progressive thinkers based in the neighborhood enclave off of Dekalb Avenue pooled together and purchased land directly from MARTA, starting the land trust as a non-profit.

In 2000, the community added co-housing and, in the last decade, launched a popular music festival called Peace and Love Festival. Today, it consists of 1.5 acres of urban green space, created by hundreds of volunteers contributing their time for over three decades.

Lindsay Gordon, 360 Media, Inc.

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