2016 Lantern Parade

The Lantern Parade is hosted by the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and kicks off the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition on the first Saturday after Labor Day each year.

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Statements of Qualifications Due November 29 ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is requesting statements of qualifications from firms or individuals interested in developing the design of the second phase of Boulevard Crossing Park. The first phase of Boulevard Crossing Park opened in 2011 with five acres of new greenspace and two athletic fields that […] Read more
posted in Parks, Progress // 10/16/18
Enota Park, currently a small play-lot adjacent to the Westside Trail, is getting an upgrade. In September of 2018, our team presented 50% design plan drafts for the park, which will be a full eight acres when complete. Design of the park will include a basketball court, an activity field, a splash pad (adding to […] Read more
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, The Atlanta Opera and the Atlanta BeltLine invite you to join Our Walk to Healing: An Immersive Performance and Processional. The collaborative performance takes place on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside and Eastside Trails surrounding Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado’s “Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement: 1944-1968” photo exhibit. The event will feature […] Read more
posted in Economic Development, Press Releases // 10/02/18
Omaha, Neb., October 2, 2018 – eX² Technology announced today the execution of a public-private partnership (P3) with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) to design and deploy an accelerated communications network that follows along an abandoned railroad corridor to be completed mid-summer 2019. The network will be used to advance ABI’s internal communications and other smart […] Read more
posted in Awards // 10/01/18
Recently, the Atlanta BeltLine has been honored with several new awards.  In a ceremony on September 13, 2018, the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail was honored with the Award for Excellence in the Public Realm by the Atlanta chapter of the Urban Land Institute. The Westside Trail, which was opened in 2017 as a 3-mile multi-use […] Read more
posted in Press Releases // 09/20/18
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold the third Quarterly Briefing for 2018. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Quarterly Briefing meetings are open to all of the public. Anyone interested in general updates about Atlanta BeltLine programs and projects is encouraged to attend. WHEN: The meeting will be held on September 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Park Tavern, […] Read more
posted in Press Releases // 09/18/18
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a combined Southwest & Southeast meeting for Subarea 2 Master Plan updates. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Southeast & Southwest Study Group areas. The Southeast Study Group includes parts of Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, Edgewood, Glenwood Park, […] Read more
posted in affordable housing // 09/17/18
In January of 2017, we brought you the story of construction of a new affordable development in the Capitol View neighborhood. Now, we’ve completed what is just one chapter in the story of affordability on the Atlanta BeltLine. On Monday, September 10, the ribbon was cut on Gateway Capitol View Senior Residences, a 162-unit, transit-adjacent, affordable […] Read more
One of Atlanta’s most popular annual traditions returns on September 22. Created by and featuring Chantelle Rytter and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will take place on the Eastside Trail. Participants are encouraged to join with their own lanterns and enjoy the lights and music of […] Read more
posted in Press Releases // 09/13/18
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a Westside Study Group meeting for Subareas 9 and 10 Master Plan updates. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Westside Study Group area. The Westside Study Group includes residents of the Mozley Park, Ashview Heights, Booker T. Washington, […] Read more
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