Atlanta's west side is the "terminus" of railroads from points west. We don't have a conflagration like this on the eastside.
You gotta give and take when you look in the area, and you choose based on sound, long term real estate and lifestyle fundamentals.
Parks are looking better.
Neighborhoods like Rockdale are showing signs of renewal - certainly the residential disinvestment trend on our westside of the latter 20th century is turning around.
The upcoming megapark at Bellwood and the possibility of Beltline related development on a wide scale on the westside is very encouraging.
Think Long term. Be Conservative. etc...... more