About HDDC

The Historic District Development Corporation (HDDC), is Atlanta’s oldest surviving community development corporation, and has spearheaded nearly four decades of pioneering urban revitalization work in Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn neighborhood. HDDC is proud to serve as the bridge between Sweet Auburn’s storied past and the Old Fourth Ward’s bright future. HDDC was founded to protect the residential assets surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth site on Auburn Avenue, HDDC has demonstrated a concrete track record of success, and is Atlanta’s only non-profit organization specifically dedicated to preserving the availability of affordable housing in the Old Fourth Ward…


We are committed to revitalizing communities and preserving their history and legacy