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Riverchase (Paperback) (Heather Jones Skaggs)

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If residents of the original c. 1900s mining town of Acton, Alabama, looked into the future, would they have imagined that the area would develop into the multimillion-dollar planned community it is today? In the late 1960s, John M. Harbert III (1921–1995), founder of Harbert Corporation, saw tremendous potential for land in Acton owned by the Chace brothers. In 1974, the Harbert Corporation partnered with Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States to form Harbert-Equitable Joint Venture, Riverchase. This plan was not a concrete jungle of homes and businesses. The venture called for a careful blending of new development with its surrounding natural landscape. This plan spoke to man’s need to be part of nature, albeit in a new and responsible way. Today, Riverchase is a picturesque community steeped in land preservation, business development, and community pride. The story of Riverchase is conveyed through the memories of its residents in Images of Modern America: Riverchase.
Number of Pages: 95
Genre: History, Photography
Series Title: Images of Modern America
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Heather Jones Skaggs
Language: English
Street Date: November 7, 2016
TCIN: 52040019
UPC: 9781467117401
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-0729
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