Atlanta ‘Teardown House’ brings awareness to gentrification, police brutalityResidents of the Edgewood ‘Teardown House’ said this property is designed to shed light on various social justice issues.
ATLANTA — Some East Atlanta residents have come up with a creative way to speak out on various social justice issues.
They live in what they call a “Teardown House” which is a bright purple home on a busy Atlanta street where visitors are encouraged to “tag” the home with various political messages.
Edgewood’s ‘Teardown House’ boldly protests gentrification, police brutality
Several notable landmarks stand near the corner of Mayson Avenue and Hardee Street in the historically African-American community of Edgewood on Atlanta’s eastside, but only one of them, The Teardown House, is unmissable.