Lantern Parade

More than 10,000 people lit the Eastside Trail with lanterns at the 2013 Lantern Parade.
Photo Credit: Sinan Sinharoy

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posted in Construction Updates, Eastside Trail // 08/17/15
The Atlanta BeltLine moves into its next phase for the Eastside Trail with a call for bids for construction of the Eastside Trail extension. The extension will run according to the following: South from Irwin Street to DeKalb Avenue, passing under Edgewood Avenue Down DeKalb Avenue through Krog Street Tunnel onto Wylie Street Along Wylie […] Read more
posted in Construction Updates, Westside Trail // 07/13/15
Construction of the Westside Trail, the Atlanta BeltLine’s next trail to be built in the old railroad corridor, is moving right along. The pipe above is part of the green infrastructure design for the trail. It serves to hold water during a large storm event and slow the stress on the existing stormwater system. Backfilling has begun for materials that were excavated […] Read more
Construction for the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail is making progress with the removal of a historic railroad bridge that once spanned over Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. In March of 2015, construction workers cut and removed large sections of the bridge piece-by-piece. The bridge was over 100 years old, and the new bridge will become […] Read more
A brand new shade structure has opened at Historic Fourth Ward Park, and it’s just in time for sunny weather! In a ceremony hosted by the Historic Fourth Ward Park Conservancy, the ribbon was cut on the shade structure on Friday, March 20. Historic Fourth Ward Park Conservancy Board Chair, Liz Coyle, led remarks, thanking the […] Read more
A Groundbreaking Start It’s been one of the Atlanta BeltLine’s most exciting years. Filled with progress and transformation made possible by tremendous support from our private and public funders and partners, the Atlanta BeltLine started 2014 off by breaking ground for the Eastside Trail Gateway on January 17, 2014. The Gateway Trail is an ADA-accessible path connecting Historic […] Read more
posted in Construction Updates, Westside Trail // 11/18/14
On Wednesday, November 12, history was made on the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. More than 500 community members, elected officials, donors, members of the media, and other Atlanta BeltLine supporters came out to see the first dirt moved on the Westside Trail, marking the beginning of the construction of the $43 million multi-use corridor. Mayor […] Read more
Three-mile addition represents historic $43 million investment in southwest Atlanta ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed will lead the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail groundbreaking on Wednesday, November 12 at 10:30 a.m. The Westside Trail, the next major milestone for the Atlanta BeltLine’s network of trails, transit, parks and green space will be a three mile addition […] Read more
posted in Construction Updates // 10/22/14
The Urban Farm in southwest Atlanta is moving forward, and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is now seeking proposals from farmers to take charge of managing the farm. The farm, as part of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Urban Agriculture Program, is a production farm being built with the goal of helping to facilitate nutritional education in neighborhoods considered to be […] Read more
posted in Access Points, Construction Updates, Events // 08/27/14
The Eastside Trail Gateway is officially open! In a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Kasim Reed, the Gateway opened on Friday, August 22, connecting the Eastside Trail with Historic Fourth Ward Park. The Gateway project, which broke ground in January of this year, has been a highly anticipated connection for the Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, and […] Read more
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 […] Read more
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