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Neighborhoods - Summerhill

The neighborhood that Turner Field calls home is in for some major changes once Atlanta’s MLB team heads OTP in 2017. Summerhill, officially established after the Civil War, was first home to freed slaves and Jewish immigrants. A century later, white flight and stadium construction devastated the neighborhood. Evander Holyfield lived in Summerhill as a child. Today, Freewheel Farm, which sells its veggies at the nearby Grant Park Farmers Market, occupies a tiny lot here. Residents can escape to the Phoenix Parks and hit the streets every fall for the Summerhill Fall Festival. — Eric Cash



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