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Old Posted Sep 12, 2013, 4:19 AM
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Originally Posted by testarossa50 View Post
Also, it's simply incredible how dense and built up intown areas were in 1950, basically without a scrap of land going unused, and how completely some of those areas were razed. Below the GWCC used to sit a neighborhood with scores of houses, factories, and a railroad line--which are all but invisible today.
testa, I love your GIFs.

You know, in 1950 Atlanta had a population of 330,000 in only 50 square miles or so. That's a city wide density of around 6,600 p/sm.

I wonder what the population of that same area would be today? If someone had the time (and energy) to map out the census tracts that would be an interesting factoid.
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