LINDBERGH LAVISTA CORRIDOR COALITION INCORPORATED

Rating: 4.87 stars   15 reviews

Issues: Economic Development

Location: 1403 Lavista Rd NE Atlanta GA 30324 USA

Mission: The Lindbergh LaVista Corridor Coalition (LLCC) is a non-profit corporation comprised of residents, business owners, and property owners in northeast Atlanta whose mission is to redefine and revitalize the community we serve. We are governed by a Board of Directors that includes community activists, business leaders, neighborhood association presidents and property owners. By utilizing community- driven design principles and advocating for sustainable building practices, LLCC’s goal is to improve the quality of life in our community. We strive to better connect our people, residences, businesses, schools, greenspaces and watershed by collaborating with private and public stakeholders to maintain the historic integrity of our residential neighborhoods while revitalizing our surrounding commercial corridors.
Results: Established a monthly Adopt-a-Highway Litter Pickup program with GDOT; Completed a Blueprints for Successful Communities Study with GA Tech and the Georgia Conservancy; Began work on a trail system along the North Fork and the South Fork of Peachtree Creek with the South Fork Conservancy; Sponsored the 2011 & 2013 Taste & Tour of Cheshire Bridge Road; Contributed to the Nickel Bottom Community Garden at Zonolite Park planning; Worked with MARTA on the Clifton Corridor Project; Worked with GDOT on the GA400 Interchange and trail; Got handicap ramps installed on sidewalks throughout our corridor; Created an ESL program for Hispanic Community; Developing a web-based GIS system
Target demographics: improve the quality of life for the greater community.
Direct beneficiaries per year: LaAmistad Buckhead (2014); Marcus Autism Center (2013); South Fork Conservancy (2013); Westminster Presbyterian Church ESL Program (2012-2013); Nickel Bottom Community Garden (2012)
Geographic areas served: LaVista Park, Woodland Hills, Lindridge Martin Manor, Cheshire Bridge Road, Briar Vista and Zonolite in Northeast Atlanta, GA.
Programs: Adopt-a-Highway Litter Pickup South Fork Conservancy Trail Network Local Online Geographic Information System (GIS) English as a Second Language Program Annual Taste & Tour of Cheshire Bridge Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative

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Rating: 5 stars  

LLCC has been instrumental in organizing both the residential and commercial interests in our neighborhoods to effectively plan for and bring about meaningful change. Through its work with the Georgia Conservancy and Perkins + Will, LLCC has positioned our community to effectively plan in a cross jurisdictional, inclusive, and transparent fashion. But beyond good planning, LLCC has worked effectively with other organizations and government entities to implement these plans thereby positively shaping the future of our communities for years to come.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

LLCC serves as an advocate, educator and facilitator for proactive community input and improvement - to enhance our physical environment and mobility, preserve our history and natural resources, support a higher quality of life for our residents, and promote market success for area businesses. LLCC is uniquely positioned to coordinate the efforts of diverse neighborhood associations, commercial property owners and businesses, across three jurisdictions - the City of Atlanta, DeKalb County and our state government, particularly the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Turning arguements into action, the LLCC helps three neighborhoods act as one in finding common good and then making it happen. Saving creeks and creating fresh beauty in suburbia? Check. Hispanic neighbors wanting English instruction? Check. Stronger public schools with a bigger voice in a large system? Check! Best of all, giving even contentious neighbors a feeling of being heard. That's where so many groups end, with bruised feelings and pushy bullies running off moderates. Good for LLCC for steering to the middle of the road.

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

LLCC has no paid management yet the directors are dedicated, wise and extremely hard working. This organization has surpassed my expectations that it would be just one more argumentative neighborhood group dominated by the most vocal. LLCC "gets things done" tackling difficult, time consuming projects with astonishing success. We moved here because it was a convenient commute to our jobs. After 15 years living here and now retired, I feel much better having these diligent, good natured folks engaged in improvement and protection of our attractively diverse in-town community.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The LLCC has been an amazingly progressive group. We have worked with them for several years now, and they have put in place an innovative and robust community platform. They continue to push towards a highly operational, efficient, inclusive, and beneficial organization to help ensure the best possible outcomes for the component neighborhoods, and commercial stakeholders. They have worked tirelessly to put all of this in place and should be supported in these continued efforts.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

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A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 4 stars  

In the beginning of the first 6 months I helped form LLCC, Today I sit on the board of LLCC and I know, this non -profit group is very instrumental with the visioning of neighborhood planning. LLCC is a good source for sharing information and getting it out to the neighbors or businesses.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Our neighborhoods are under attack by exploding growth in an area northeast of Atlanta downtown. There are three juridictions, Atlanta, Fulton County and De Kalb County. We are just trying to preserve an older, established gourp of properties. I live in the area Woodland Hills. How did it get that name you may ask? TREES, TREES......and more TREES! HGSHAVER

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A lot

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The LLCC is shining example of a successful non-profit en every way - outreach, keeping its constituency informed, getting results and setting a standard for others to emulate. It has connected with its geographic neighboring civic associations (mine included) with regard to common and overlapping issues such as infrastructure, environment, green space and quality of life.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The LLCC helps inform and advocate across neighborhood borders. It has been extremely helpful, especially for transportation issues.

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2012

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The LLCC keeps us apprised of matters of concern to the community and where and when meetings are held to discuss these concerns.

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Likely

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A lot

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2012

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