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
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.
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.
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.
After completing and reviewing the demographic information contained in the Successful Communities Study the LLCC partnered with a local church to start an ESL Program for the Hispanic community. This program has become very popular and in turn has opened up several other doors of opportunity to engage and assist the neighbors living in the LaVista Road/Cheshire Bridge area. Through a grant given to the ESL Program, the LLCC now partners with a local public school, the Atlanta Police Department and other nonprofit agencies. Thank you LLCC!