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Press Releases

Oct 15, 2008 7:46 PM
Atlanta, GA, Oct. 15, 2008 – Thirty-five acres of blighted industrial lowland across North Avenue from City Hall East are a step closer to transformation into Historic Fourth Ward Park after a groundbreaking ceremony today at the future park site. Construction of a detention pond as part of the Clear Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) […] Learn more
Oct 31, 2008 4:40 AM
Atlanta, GA, Oct. 31, 2008 – Today, the City Of Atlanta closed on a private placement of BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD) bonds worth $64.5 million, slightly more than half (54%) of the original bond authorization approved by City Council in August 2008. Two local institutions, Wachovia Bank and SunTrust Bank, each purchased $32.25 million […] Learn more
Feb 02, 2009 4:48 AM
Atlanta, February 2, 2009 – A meeting of officials from key organizations including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the City of Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Amtrak, the Atlanta Regional Commission, MARTA and the Transit Implementation Board along with staff from Congressman John Lewis’ office was held today to discuss the critical issue regarding plans […] Learn more
Mar 06, 2009 4:53 AM
March 6, 2009 – After 30 days of review and analysis by officials from organizations including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the City of Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), Amtrak, MARTA, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the Transit Implementation Board (TIB), these parties have reached a consensus on joint actions to develop and […] Learn more
May 12, 2009 4:59 AM
Atlanta, GA, May 12, 2009 – Atlanta BeltLine Inc. (ABI) will begin a transition in leadership from its founding President and Chief Executive Officer Terri Montague who will depart that position on September 1, 2009. The ABI board will establish a process to identify a successor, and Montague will continue in a consulting role through […] Learn more
Jul 09, 2009 5:05 AM
Georgia Department Of Transportation And Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Reach Agreement On Exclusive Rights To Purchase Land In Southwest And Southeast Corridors For BeltLine Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2009 – Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Vance Smith, Jr., and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) President and CEO Terri Montague today announced entering into a purchase option […] Learn more
Sep 16, 2009 5:09 AM
Atlanta, GA, September 16, 2009 – The Board of Directors of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) today named Brian Leary as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the implementing entity of Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine Project, which will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor […] Learn more
Nov 14, 2009 5:15 AM
Atlanta, November 14th, 2009 - Celebration to include live music. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., The BeltLine Partnership, Councilmember Cleta Winslow (District 4), City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and artist Malaika Favorite invite you to the dedication for West End Remembers on Saturday November 14, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. The mural was created by artist […] Learn more
Dec 15, 2009 5:22 AM
Atlanta, GA, December 15, 2009 – The City of Atlanta today closed a $78.12 million bond issuance for the BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD). As part of the transaction, the City’s $64.5M BeltLine TAD Bonds, Series 2008, originally privately placed, were remarketed to new investors. Nine investors purchased the BeltLine TAD Bonds, Series 2009, which […] Learn more
Feb 06, 2010 5:32 AM
Team led by Perkins+Will and James Corner Field Operations, Designer of New York’s High Line Atlanta, GA, February 10, 2010 - Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s (ABI) Board of Directors today approved the selection of a design team led by Perkins+Will and James Corner Field Operations to design the 22-mile BeltLine Corridor. This design effort will show what the […] Learn more
Mar 16, 2010 5:43 AM
Fellowships available in six different fields; Application Deadline April 1, 2010 Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2010 – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has launched a new fellowship program to increase the capacity of its staff and to provide invaluable work experience for fellows. The Atlanta BeltLine Fellowship represents a tremendous opportunity to positively impact the way […] Learn more
Mar 30, 2010 5:51 AM
Atlanta, Ga, March 30, 2010- April 3 Celebration of Atlanta BetlLine’s Historic Fourth Ward Park Progress to Include Contests, Food and Music What The local skateboarding community is joining the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta BeltLine in commemorating Atlanta’s first skatepark, Foundation Skatepark, and celebrating the groundbreaking of its newest skatepark being developed as part of […] Learn more
Mar 31, 2010 6:02 AM
Atlanta, GA, March 31, 2010 – Mayor Kasim Reed today honored 10 individuals who completed the first-ever Atlanta BeltLine Greenspace Job Training Program. The program, a partnership between the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA) and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), targets individuals who live in neighborhoods along the BeltLine and trains them with skills to help […] Learn more
Apr 21, 2010 6:14 AM
Temporary Art in the Atlanta BeltLine Corridor on exhibit from May through October 2010 Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2010 – The “Art on the BeltLine” working group today announced 30 visual and performance art installations for the first-ever temporary art exhibit in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, which will run from May through October of 2010. […] Learn more
May 06, 2010 6:26 AM
Atlanta Receives Largest Gift Among 19 National Grant Recipients Atlanta, May 6, 2010 – The Tony Hawk Foundation awarded Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. with a grant of $25,000 to help with the construction of a new 15,000-square foot skatepark, Atlanta’s first, which is now under construction as part of Historic Fourth Ward Park in the Old […] Learn more
Jun 15, 2010 6:37 AM
June 26th Events to Include 5K Run and Ceremony Celebrating Westview Neighborhood’s 100-Year Anniversary ATLANTA (June 15, 2010) - The second phase of the Atlanta BeltLine’s West End Trail will formally open on Sat., June 26, at 10:30 a.m. near KIPP STRIVE Academy (1444 Lucile Ave., SW). The ceremony will be part of the Westview […] Learn more
Jul 14, 2010 6:37 AM
Revenues Support Atlanta BeltLine Maintenance, Development and Operations Atlanta (July 14, 2010) – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. announced that Lanier Parking Solutions has been selected to manage the gravel parking lot at 10th Street and Monroe Drive on the Atlanta BeltLine corridor next to Park Tavern. The initial rates to park will be $3 during the […] Learn more
Sep 27, 2010 6:42 AM
Exhibit Won Four of Creative Loafing’s 2010 “Best of Atlanta” Awards Atlanta, September 27, 2010 – Art on the BeltLine: Atlanta’s New Public Place, the first-ever art exhibition along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor which opened in June, has scheduled several events and performances as part of its closing ceremony the weekend of October 2 and […] Learn more
Sep 30, 2010 6:49 AM
Twenty-four Goats Clearing Kudzu to Make Way for Trees in Boulevard Crossing Park ATLANTA, GA (September 30, 2010) – Trees Atlanta introduced a new pilot project this week in Boulevard Crossing Park, which is being built as part of the Atlanta BeltLine. The non-profit tree planting and conservation organization brought in a herd of twenty-four […] Learn more
Feb 03, 2011 7:04 AM
Atlanta BeltLine’s Successful Temporary Public Art Initiative Returns – Seeking New Commissions for 2011’s Fall Program Atlanta, February 3, 2011 – Following the success of its inaugural year, “Art on the Atlanta BeltLine,” the City’s first-ever temporary art exhibit in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) from artists for a new […] Learn more
Feb 15, 2011 7:10 AM
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Will Host the Symposium on Thursday, March 24 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden Atlanta, February 15, 2011 – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is hosting its first-ever Organic Land Care Symposium at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Thursday, March 24, 2011. The symposium will provide attendees with insights into the benefits and techniques of […] Learn more
May 06, 2011 7:14 AM
Community Celebration with Food, Music and Fun on Saturday, May 14 Atlanta (May 6, 2011) – The City of Atlanta will re-open the newly renovated D.H. Stanton Park in the Peoplestown neighborhood as part of the Atlanta BeltLine with a community celebration on Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. Members of the community are invited […] Learn more
Jun 09, 2011 7:17 AM
Grand Opening Celebration on June 11 to include Skate Demonstrations, Music and Fun Atlanta, June 9, 2011 – This Saturday, June 11 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Atlanta’s first skatepark will open as part of Historic Fourth Ward Park on the Atlanta BeltLine. The Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark is one of three new parks opening as […] Learn more
Jun 16, 2011 7:22 AM
Community Celebration with Food, Music and Fun on Saturday, June 18 Atlanta, June 16, 2011 – Mayor Kasim Reed will lead the official dedication of Historic Fourth Ward Park along the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. Following the opening ceremonies, guests can enjoy food, music and children’s activities from 10:30 to […] Learn more
Jul 21, 2011 7:27 AM
Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Project Returns this September Featuring New and Returning Artists Atlanta, July 21, 2011 – Following the success of its inaugural year, “Art on the Atlanta BeltLine” is returning this fall, inviting residents and visitors to explore new segments of the Atlanta BeltLine that will be lined with unique displays of temporary public art. […] Learn more
Aug 06, 2011 7:37 AM
Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Comment on the Tier 1 Draft Environmental Study Atlanta, August 5, 2011 – MARTA and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) invite the public to share input on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) during public hearings on August 16 and 18. The EIS is a critical federal study conducted by MARTA […] Learn more
Aug 17, 2011 7:38 AM
“Art on the Atlanta BeltLine” and Central Atlanta Progress Extend Reach of Civil and Human Rights Film Series (Atlanta), August 17, 2011 – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights announces its September, 2011 line-up for Films That Matter. The second annual series features mainstream hits with civil and human rights themes and will […] Learn more
Sep 08, 2011 7:41 AM
A Dozen Performances on the East and West Sides during Four Weekends in September Atlanta, September 8, 2011 – Following the success of its inaugural year, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine returns this weekend, inviting residents and visitors to explore new segments of the Atlanta BeltLine that will be lined with unique displays of temporary […] Learn more
Oct 04, 2011 7:51 AM
A Dozen Performances on the East and West Sides during Four Weekends in October Atlanta, October 4, 2011 – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine continues in October with performances every weekend of the month. More than 145 proposals were submitted for inclusion in this year’s exhibit, with 66 visual and performance pieces selected to become part of […] Learn more
Oct 31, 2011 3:07 PM
More than a Dozen Performances on the East Side during Three Weekends in November, Including The Lantern Parade in Historic Fourth Ward Park on November 12! Atlanta –November – the final month of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, will have sixteen performances and events to close out the exhibit. There will be performances of music, dance, theatre, […] Learn more
Nov 15, 2011 3:10 PM
Down Payment Assistance And Low Monthly Payments on New Two-Bedroom Lofts For Those Making Under $68,000 — Early Registrants Will Increase Their Chances of Being Chosen in The Drawing of Less Than 30 Homes on Saturday, December 10 ATLANTA, November 15, 2011 – As part of its mission to create affordable workforce housing, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) purchased […] Learn more
Dec 13, 2011 3:14 PM
Atlanta’s First-Ever Drawing For Affordable Housing a Success! ATLANTA – On Saturday, December 10, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) hosted the City’s first-ever affordable housing drawing for 28 new homes at the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing. More than 30 excited pre-qualified registrants gathered on the pool deck along with representatives from ABI, The Atlanta Development Authority, […] Learn more
Feb 17, 2012 3:16 PM
Atlanta BeltLine’s Successful Temporary Public Art Initiative Returns Seeking Artists for 2012’s Fall Exhibition Atlanta, February 17, 2012 – Following two successful years as Atlanta’s largest temporary art exhibition, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for artists to solicit outdoor, temporary works of art for presentation on the Atlanta […] Learn more
Feb 27, 2012 3:21 PM
Bridge Work and Road Closures to Take Place in March 2012: Part of Ponce de Leon Ave to be Closed for Two Weekends & Part of Ralph McGill to be Closed for One Month Atlanta, February 27, 2012 – The Eastside Trail project, now under construction, spans more than two miles from the tip of Piedmont Park to Inman Park […] Learn more
Mar 01, 2012 3:32 PM
Learn the latest in sustainable landscaping in special event on March 5, 2012 Atlanta, March 1, 2012 – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is hosting the second annual Organic Land Care Symposium on Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. From backyard maintenance to the management of public spaces, attendees will learn about a variety of techniques […] Learn more
Mar 07, 2012 3:43 PM
Public is Invited to Participate on Saturday, March 10, 2012 Atlanta, March 7, 2012 – On Saturday, March 10, the Atlanta BeltLine invites the public to an educational workshop on Environmental Justice at Atlanta City Hall. As part of its mission to build a sustainable redevelopment and mobility project that benefits all communities, Atlanta BeltLine, […] Learn more
Mar 14, 2012 3:46 PM
Atlanta, March 14, 2012 – The Board of Directors of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) elected John W. Somerhalder II as Chairman of the Board at its meeting this morning. Mr. Somerhalder has served as a member of the Board since 2009. Mr. Somerhalder is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGL Resources and serves […] Learn more
Mar 15, 2012 3:48 PM
Atlanta, March 15, 2012 – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is excited to welcome its newest team member, Brian Hooker, as the Director of Real Estate. Brian will be responsible for overseeing all real estate‐related activities for ABI as pertaining to parks, trails, transit right‐of‐way, affordable workforce housing and economic development. Brian joins ABI from CBRE, […] Learn more
May 07, 2012 11:00 AM
Atlanta BeltLine, Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd, and the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Unveil New Amenity in Southwest Atlanta Park Community Celebration with Music and Children’s Games on Saturday, May 19 Atlanta, May 8, 2012 – Atlanta BeltLine officials, Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd, and Parks Department Commissioner George […] Learn more
EastSide Trail over Ponce de Leon - May 14, 2012
May 28, 2012 4:59 PM
June 9 – 11 (4 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday) June 16 – 18 (4 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday) The Eastside Trail project, now under construction, spans more than two miles from the southeast tip of Piedmont Park to Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhoods. It is the next major […] Learn more
Jun 15, 2012 2:41 PM
On Tuesday, June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. the Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing will feature speakers from across the region to discuss the July 31 Regional Transportation Referendum.  The $8.5 billion ballot initiative includes a set project list of regional transportation projects with 15% of the funding dedicated to local jurisdictions for local transportation […] Learn more
Loss Prevention Collective - Steel Fabric - Art on the Atlanta BeltLine 2011
Jul 23, 2012 2:07 PM
Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Project Returns for Third Exhibition Atlanta – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine will be back on the scene this fall with over 70 innovative works of performance and visual art. This annual, two-month long exhibition is all outdoors on the Atlanta BeltLine and free to the public. Distinctive art installations […] Learn more
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Aug 10, 2012 10:51 AM
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership to keep the Atlanta BeltLine Tour Program running through through December. In six years, more than 13,000 fans have enjoyed the free, narrated bus tour of the Atlanta BeltLine, named by Atlanta Magazine “one of the things every Atlantan […] Learn more
BeltLine Wreath
Aug 12, 2012 12:42 PM
“Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. has had incredible success building significant portions of the Atlanta BeltLine and has overcome great challenges along the way. Thanks to committed and expert staff and the work of great partner organizations, the Atlanta BeltLine is transforming the City of Atlanta, bringing badly needed infrastructure and amenities that did not previously exist […] Learn more
BeltLine Wreath
Aug 17, 2012 11:41 AM
Statement from John Somerhalder, Chairman of the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Board of Directors on Change in Leadership “The Atlanta BeltLine remains the single most compelling vision for the future of Atlanta. It came to fruition through deep, broad and passionate grassroots support that brought communities across this city together like never before. That foundation of […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine - Dr Dax's mural in Reynoldstown
Aug 24, 2012 9:24 AM
Dynamic Exhibition Kicks off Saturday, September 8 with Performances through Sunday, November 11 ATLANTA (August 23, 2012) – Art on the Atlanta Beltline returns this fall as Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition, showcasing the work of new and returning, established and emerging visual artists, performers, and musicians along nine miles of the Atlanta BeltLine […] Learn more
Atlanta BeltLine Running Series Northeast 10k
Aug 28, 2012 2:34 PM
December 1 Event Features First Official Run on New Eastside Trail and Exciting Tailgate and Neighborhood Challenges ATLANTA (Aug. 23, 2012) The Atlanta BeltLine Running Series announces its second annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K on Saturday, December 1, kicking off at Stoveworks (112 Krog Street Northeast  Atlanta, GA 30307) at 10 a.m. This first official […] Learn more
Eastside Trail approaching the Ponce de Leon Ave bridge from the southern end.
Sep 04, 2012 5:19 PM
The Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail is progressing every day and is almost ready to welcome the public. This new 2.25-mile long section of the Atlanta BeltLine, running from Irwin St. to 10th St. and Monroe Dr., connects the neighborhoods of Virginia Highland, Midtown, Poncey Highland, Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward. This section of trail also […] Learn more
Eastside Trail bike riders in September 2012
Oct 09, 2012 3:27 PM
MAYOR REED DEDICATES ATLANTA BELTLINE EASTSIDE TRAIL Much-Anticipated 2.25-Mile Trail Connecting Five Neighborhoods Officially Opens Oct. 15 ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed will lead the official dedication of the Atlanta BeltLine’s most significant step forward yet: the opening of the Eastside Trail on Monday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at the intersection of the Atlanta […] Learn more
Historic Fourth Ward Park
Oct 18, 2012 9:29 AM
Historic Fourth Ward Park from Atlanta Regional Commission on Vimeo. On Friday, October 12, the Atlanta Regional Commission bestowed its highest honor upon Historic Fourth Ward Park, the Development of Excellence Award. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, the Department of Watershed Management, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the Trust for […] Learn more
Eastside corridor rendering with gateway
Nov 16, 2012 3:34 PM
Private Donations to Support “The Gateway” and Other Priority Projects  ATLANTA (November 16, 2012) - The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership today announced it will receive a generous grant from the Woodruff Foundation to support the Atlanta BeltLine project’s expansion, specifically the development of the Gateway connecting the Eastside Trail to Historic Fourth Ward Park. The $3 million […] Learn more
Eastside corridor rendering with gateway
Jan 07, 2013 2:06 PM
ATLANTA, GA. – On the last day of 2012, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) purchased a critical property from The Trust for Public Land that will connect the recently opened Eastside Trail with Historic Fourth Ward Park. Funding for the acquisition came from private donations to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Capital Campaign. This “Gateway” connection, when […] Learn more
Southwest Connector Trail
Jan 07, 2013 3:04 PM
One-mile spur trail will eventually connect to the Atlanta BeltLine as part of 33-Mile Trail Network ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed will lead the groundbreaking for the Atlanta BeltLine Southwest Connector Trail on Saturday, January 12 at 9:30 a.m. next to Beecher Hills Elementary School. This new one-mile spur trail will be part of the […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Feb 14, 2013 9:14 AM
Seeking Artists for Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Exhibition Returning in Fall 2013  Atlanta – Now celebrating its fourth year as Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for artists to solicit outdoor, temporary works of art for presentation on the Atlanta BeltLine in […] Learn more
Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5k
Mar 15, 2013 3:00 PM
The Atlanta BeltLine Running Series announces the Atlanta BeltLine Northside 1K, a special event designed to get younger runners engaged and active on the Atlanta BeltLine. Held immediately following the Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5K on Saturday, April 27th, the event will feature an abbreviated course and will be limited to 100 participants, ages 12 and […] Learn more
Eastside Trail walking tours with Trees Atlanta
Mar 19, 2013 3:52 PM
Registration opens March 20, 2013 ATLANTA – On April 12th, 2013, Trees Atlanta will launch Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Walking Tours to offer an in-depth exploration of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. The free walking tours are led by trained experts called docents and focus particularly on the horticultural collections and interesting facts about the Atlanta […] Learn more
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Mar 25, 2013 11:35 AM
Registration is underway for the 2013 Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta Community Tool Bank, Keep Atlanta Beautiful, and neighborhood partners are working together to plant native grass along the Eastside Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine to […] Learn more
BeltLine Wreath
Apr 18, 2013 7:35 PM
Atlanta – The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) Board of Directors has named five finalists for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.  The slate of finalists is the result of a national search conducted by the Board with support from Korn/Ferry International. The five finalists (listed alphabetically) are  Lisa Gordon, Chief […] Learn more
Atlanta BeltLine over Buford-Spring Connector - aerial photo
May 10, 2013 9:40 AM
Atlanta BeltLine to be Featured Prominently in Upcoming National Brownfields Conference ATLANTA – With approximately 1,100 acres of former industrial sites along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, brownfield remediation is a significant component of this 22-mile urban redevelopment project. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the significance of the Atlanta BeltLine and, on May 8 awarded […] Learn more
Family Fitness on Atlanta BeltLine
May 21, 2013 9:28 AM
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership has been awarded grant funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation as part of its active healthy living initiative and The Coca-Cola Company’s global anti-obesity campaign. The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to help fund Atlanta BeltLine health initiatives, including free and reduced-price fitness classes in the parks around the Atlanta BeltLine […] Learn more
AT&T utility work detour map
Jun 10, 2013 9:20 AM
From the City of Atlanta Department of Public Works: Please be advised that Krog Street between Edgewood Avenue and Dekalb Avenue will be closed temporarily to allow for AT&T utility work to occur adjacent to the Edgewood Avenue Bridge Construction Zone.  The closure is planned for June 17, 2013 through August 3, 2013, weather permitting. […] Learn more
The ABI Board of Directors elected Paul Morris as President and CEO on June 12, 2013.
Jun 12, 2013 12:40 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA –The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) Board of Directors elected Paul Morris to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.  Morris brings almost 30 years of experience to the organization, including previous work in consulting and line management roles focusing on transportation, urban redevelopment, natural resource management, public […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Jul 10, 2013 1:59 PM
Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Project Returns this Fall Atlanta – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine returns this fall as the largest temporary public art project in Atlanta. With over 70 innovative works of performance and visual art, this exhibition positions emerging art alongside established art, with featured installations by new and returning artists. Eight […] Learn more
Corinthian column rendering for Atlanta BeltLine sculpture
Jul 30, 2013 2:27 PM
Donation from Georgia Chapter of the International Interior Design Association Funds New Addition to Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Collection Atlanta – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine will be adding a 23-foot tall Corinthian column, weighing over 13 tons, to its year-round art collection. Artist Phil Proctor envisioned the column, created out of railroad artifacts, to […] Learn more
Atlanta BeltLine Path Force press conference
Jul 26, 2013 4:20 PM
New unit comprised of military veterans will increase visibility and security ATLANTA-  Mayor Kasim Reed and Police Chief George N. Turner today introduced the Path Force Unit, a dedicated public safety resource for the Atlanta BeltLine and adjacent parks, which began its patrols in early July. This new unit of 15 officers and 3 supervisors […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Aug 20, 2013 2:39 PM
Fourth Annual Exhibition Kicks off Saturday, September 7th with Lantern Parade on the Eastside Trail ATLANTA – Art on the Atlanta Beltline returns this fall as Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition, showcasing over 70 innovative works of performance and visual art from new and returning artists. The temporary installations feature the work of established […] Learn more
An aerial view of the southwest corridor at the Lucille Avenue bridge, one of the next segments of the Atlanta BeltLine to be developed.
Sep 02, 2013 9:35 PM
TIGER V Grant to Fund Southwest Corridor Development ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta will receive an $18 million TIGER V grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the development of a 2.5-mile portion of the Atlanta BeltLine in the southwest corridor, announced Mayor Reed on Monday. “The Atlanta BeltLine is one of the […] Learn more
Lindsey Hardegree
Sep 10, 2013 11:30 AM
We are pleased to announce that Lindsey Hardegree has joined the staff of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership as its new Development Director.  As Development Director, Lindsey will be working towards achieving the Partnership’s annual fundraising and sponsorship goals, ensuring deeply needed private support for the Atlanta BeltLine’s programs to engage the community and address the […] Learn more
Soccer in the Streets
Oct 16, 2013 10:27 AM
ATLANTA (Oct. 15, 2013) The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is partnering with Soccer in the Streets to hold the first Atlanta BeltLine Street Cup on Sunday, October 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at D.H. Stanton Park. Registrations will be held on a walk-up basis, and winning teams will receive medals. Youth of all ages […] Learn more
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Oct 29, 2013 4:14 PM
Atlanta – On Friday, November 8, at 10 am officials from Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and IIDA Georgia will dedicate a permanent piece of art on the Eastside Trail next to Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark. Weighing over 13 tons, “Iron Column,” by Phil Proctor, was installed in late […] Learn more
Eastside Trail
Feb 04, 2014 4:18 PM
Mayor Kasim Reed to Accept Award for Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park Projects February 5 in Washington D.C. ATLANTA – On February 5, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed with the Overall Excellence Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth […] Learn more
BeltLine Wreath
Feb 19, 2014 12:23 PM
Atlanta BeltLine Running Series Announces Active Lifestyle Competition Winner – The Atlanta BeltLine is rewarding participants in the Active Lifestyle Competition for their fitness accomplishments! ATLANTA (Feb. 18, 2014) The first winner of the annual Atlanta BeltLine Active Lifestyle Competition was announced last night at the Atlanta BeltLine Run Club at Park Tavern. Morningside resident […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Feb 20, 2014 2:38 PM
Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Exhibition Seeking Artists for Fifth Annual Exhibition  Atlanta –Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for artists to solicit outdoor, temporary works of art for presentation on the Atlanta BeltLine in the fall of 2014. The upcoming exhibition represents Art on the Atlanta BeltLine’s fifth […] Learn more
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Mar 19, 2014 2:16 PM
Atlanta, GA  (March 19, 2014) Registration is underway for the 2014 Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta Community Tool Bank, Keep Atlanta Beautiful, and neighborhood partners are working together to clear invasive bamboo and debris along the […] Learn more
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Mar 31, 2014 12:49 PM
Construction on Ramp and Stairs to the Atlanta BeltLine to Continue into the Summer Atlanta – On Tuesday, April 1, the Edgewood Avenue Bridge over the Atlanta BeltLine corridor will reopen to vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic. This span has been closed for one year for demolition and reconstruction. A dedication for the new bridge […] Learn more
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May 22, 2014 3:52 PM
Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park Lauded for Sustainability and Humanity Luxembourg – On May 21, 2014, the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) recognized the Atlanta BeltLine as the best environmental rehabilitation project in the world during their World Conference focused on Building Humanity. The prestigious Prix d ‘Excellence Award is the first international […] Learn more
Rendering of the future Westside Trail in Southwest Atlanta at Holderness Street
May 27, 2014 10:02 AM
Atlanta BeltLine part of national rails-to-trails movement to spur economic development, healthy lifestyles and alternative transportation options ATLANTA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $5 million grant to develop the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail. The Atlanta BeltLine is one of the nation’s largest urban redevelopment programs that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and […] Learn more
The Westside Trail at Lucile - before transit
Jul 15, 2014 3:09 PM
Project Receives Authorization from Federal Highway Administration to Proceed with Construction Bidding; Final design complete and right-of-way acquired by June 30 deadline Atlanta – On June 30, the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail project reached a major project milestone. Working with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the City of Atlanta and […] Learn more
Algorithmic_Atmospheres
Jul 17, 2014 1:16 PM
City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs awarded one of 66 “Our Town” Projects Selected Nationwide for Project on the Atlanta BeltLine Atlanta – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced plans to award 66 Our Town grants totaling $5.073 million and reaching 38 states in the Our Town program’s fourth […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Jul 18, 2014 10:33 AM
Atlanta’s Largest Temporary Public Art Project Returns for a Fifth Year from September 6 to November 15 Atlanta – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, now the largest temporary public art exhibition in the southeast, returns this fall for its fifth year and will feature nearly 100 works of visual and performing art from September 6 […] Learn more
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine fundraising campaign
Jul 22, 2014 9:02 AM
Year five of temporary exhibition to get crowd-funding boost Atlanta – The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) has launched a $150,000 campaign on URUUT, an Atlanta-based crowd-funding platform, to help fund the fifth annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition.Now the largest temporary public art exhibition in the southeast, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine returns this […] Learn more
careers-in-healthcare
Jul 24, 2014 11:55 AM
In signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act on Tuesday, President Obama cited the Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as one of 35 model programs from across the country. The Administration called for job-driven training as an essential pillar of U.S. economic strategy and profiled successful local efforts to be replicated nationally. “This recognition […] Learn more
Atlanta BeltLine's Organic Land Care Symposium 2013
Aug 04, 2014 3:00 PM
Learn the latest in sustainable practices in special event on August 25, 2014 Atlanta – For the fourth year in a row, Atlanta’s premiere organic land care educational event returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is hosting the fourth annual Organic Land Care Symposium on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the […] Learn more
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Aug 15, 2014 12:57 PM
App guides Atlanta BeltLine users with trip planning, location information Exploring the Atlanta BeltLine is easier than ever now that smartphone users have a comprehensive way to navigate around the city’s growing loop of trails and parks. Like the Atlanta BeltLine, the app is free to use, and is available for download from the iTunes store […] Learn more
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Aug 18, 2014 6:32 PM
The Gateway Trail connecting the Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park opens August 22 ATLANTA –The Eastside Trail Gateway, an ADA-accessible path connecting Historic Fourth Ward Park to the Eastside Trail, officially opens at 11 a.m. on August 22 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Kasim Reed. The Gateway begins across from the Angier […] Learn more
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Aug 27, 2014 12:09 PM
ATLANTA (August 22, 2014) – The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, with the support of Nebo, an Atlanta-based digital marketing agency, has launched an innovative fundraising campaign that gives supporters of the Atlanta BeltLine a way to own a piece of its history while also helping build its future. Atlanta BeltLine enthusiasts can now visit BuildtheBeltLine.org to […] Learn more
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Aug 29, 2014 12:48 PM
Annual Temporary Exhibition Begins with Lantern Parade on September 6, Performances on September 7 ATLANTA– Art on the Atlanta Beltline returns for the fifth year with more visual art and performances than ever before. More than 100 installations and three performance weekends make this the largest temporary art exhibition in the City of Atlanta. The […] Learn more
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Sep 03, 2014 12:30 PM
The annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will mark the opening of the fifth year of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, September 6. Parade-goers are encouraged to gather at 7:30 p.m. with their lanterns at the southern end of the Eastside Trail along Irwin Street / Lake Avenue. The street will be closed from […] Learn more
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Oct 01, 2014 12:35 PM
For a third year in a row, REI has committed financial support to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership‘s Adopt-the-Atlanta BeltLine program. REI’s $20,000 grant will support the continued work of the 46 adopter groups along 8.2 miles of Atlanta BeltLine corridor currently included in the program. “REI believes in the Atlanta BeltLine as a long-term investment […] Learn more
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Oct 02, 2014 11:28 AM
More than 900 feet of photography featured on the Eastside Trail installation ATLANTA – As part of the 2014 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition, Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is partnering with United Photo Industries of NY to exhibit “The Fence,” a photographic installation consisting of more than 900 feet of work from photographers selected […] Learn more
New Atlanta BeltLine Tour Bus
Oct 17, 2014 8:02 AM
With the purchase of a natural gas-powered tour bus, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s tour program will become both more environmentally and economically sustainable and handicapped accessible. “As stewards of precious philanthropic resources, we are pleased to introduce this bus that will enable us to more sustainably and cost effectively host our free tours of the […] Learn more