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Housing recovery sees great divide around Atlanta

The region reflects the complex ways that housing and race have long been intertwined in America

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When the new subdivisions were rising everywhere here in the 1990s and early 2000s, with hundreds of fine homes on one-acre (0.4 hectare) lots carved out of the Georgia forest, the price divide between this part of DeKalb County and the northern part wasn't so vast.

South Dekalb County, Georgia

WHEN the new subdivisions were rising everywhere here in the 1990s and early 2000s, with hundreds of fine homes on one-acre (0.4 hectare) lots carved out of the Georgia forest, the price divide between this part of DeKalb County and the northern part wasn't so