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Edgewood's Latest Modern Rises, Promising May Move-In

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Like intown brethren the Old Fourth Ward, Edgewood is continually sowing a crop of modern-style houses these days, and the latest offering is set to deliver in May. At last check, this under-construction, 1,850-square-foot true contemporary was priced at $425,00. But that was nearly a year ago, and the price has since climbed to $449,000, which buys "unmatched … design and quality by Urban Pellerin Homes," the listing agent asserts. Once finished, the house will have three bedrooms, three bathrooms and highpoints like a covered, elevated terrace and 10-foot ceilings. Investors scooped up the .1-acre lot for $60,000 last year and demolished a three-bedroom home built in 1910. The relatively cheap land price can probably be attributed to the location: a pocket of Edgewood that's considerably more up-and-coming than others. But the house isn't alone in its brash aesthetics, and for modern enthusiasts willing to take a chance, it's significantly cheaper here than it would be a few blocks in almost every other direction.

· 1525 Foote St. NE [Zillow]
· South of DeKalb, Historic 'hoods Show Modern Leanings [Curbed Atlanta]
· Modernization Of Atlanta Continues In Edgewood [Curbed Atlanta]