Alexander in Land Lotalong with that portion of north of Pearce Street, was developed earlier than the southern section of the neighborhood, and their histories are best dealt with separately.
While the expansion and growth of the railroads provided the impetus for the city's continued growth, Atlanta strove to develop a more sophisticated image that defined it as more than a "railroad town. In some cross gable examples, particularly those with Tudor influence, the front gable is one-half or less the width of the facade.
Agnew also remembered that the early deeds restricted occupancy to whites only, but, she said, "This was really very strange. Adair Park also featured a school, built inand a park, completed in One in particular, Adair, would play a large role in the development of West End and Adair Park, and Alexander would likewise be responsible for the initial planning of lots in Adair Park.
Land Lot remained largely intact from the time it was a land grant in to its subdivision in and then developed gradually from the late s into the s.