For the first time in Atlanta BeltLine’s history, three segments are under construction concurrently Atlanta – Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today the groundbreaking for permanent construction on the first segment of the Southside Trail, known as Southside Trail-West. This initial portion will extend the existing Westside Trail south and east to connect four open … Continue Reading →
WHO: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, City of Atlanta Clyde Higgs, CEO, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, City of Atlanta Eshé Collins, Vice Chair, Atlanta Board of Education Rob Brawner, Executive Director, The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Kweku Forstall, Director, Atlanta Civic Site, The Annie E. Casey Foundation Neighborhood Association Representatives WHAT: A groundbreaking ceremony will … Continue Reading →
From the desk of Clyde Higgs, Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Next week, more Atlanta BeltLine history will be made as we break ground on the first section of the Southside Trail to go into construction. For the first time, the Atlanta BeltLine will have three segments of the corridor under construction … Continue Reading →
Run/Walks to be held on four different sections of the Atlanta BeltLine Runners, walkers, rollers and strollers will have a weekly opportunity to exercise and socialize on the Atlanta BeltLine in 2020. Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Atlanta Track Club are expanding their collaboration next year to bring free weekly group run/walks to four different sections of the popular multi-use … Continue Reading →
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a public meeting for the Southeast Study Group to present the design vision for Boulevard Crossing Park. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Southeast Study Group area. The Southeast Study Group includes parts of Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, … Continue Reading →
Clyde Higgs to Begin Tenure on Board of Directors in January WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Board of the Directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Clyde Higgs, President and CEO for Atlantic Beltline, Inc., to serve on the IEDC Board of Directors. The nomination took place during IEDC’s 2019 Annual Conference, which … Continue Reading →
Creativity, community, and jubilation charged the atmosphere as thousands of colorful, homemade lanterns illuminated the Eastside Trail for one of Atlanta’s most anticipated events of the year: the Art on the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade. Celebrating its 10th year, the BeltLine Lantern Parade attracted more than 70,000 spectators and participants on September 21, 2019. The … Continue Reading →
Seniors in the Adair Park neighborhood of southwest Atlanta now have access to a new mixed-income rental community near the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail following the highly awaited ribbon-cutting ceremony of Adair Court on November 15, 2019. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, along with Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Christopher Nunn, Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce … Continue Reading →
Project is scheduled to take twelve months to complete Atlanta – Construction is underway for the first segment of the Northeast Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine. Georgia Power has begun construction on their maintenance access road between Ansley Mall and the Buford Spring Connector which will double as a segment of the Northeast Trail. Georgia … Continue Reading →
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, in collaboration with disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light, invites community members to attend a special performance of Under Momentum on Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. Kinetic Light will perform excerpts from Under Momentum, specifically customized for the Beltline. Under Momentum is a … Continue Reading →
In collaboration with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Arbitrary Living presents Friends and Neighbors event series. Friends and Neighbors is a mini boutique festival and day party celebrating southern hospitality, public art and creative commerce at Historic Fourth Ward Park Outdoor Theater and Meadow. The next edition of the event is on Saturday, November 2nd … Continue Reading →
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) plans to begin construction in mid-October on lighting along the 2-mile stretch of the Eastside Trail between Monroe Drive and Irwin Street / Lake Avenue. The project is expected to take six months to complete. Upgraded security cameras will be installed at the same time.
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, in collaboration with Music in the Park, invites community members to a weekend of music and celebration with “BeltLine After Dark x Music in the Park” on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at several locations along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail.
The 4-mile-long Southside Trail opened for use by the public in an interim state at the end of August and the first segment to go into construction will be on the western side of the corridor. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) published an Invitation to Bid for the “Southside Trail – West” seeking a firm to complete construction on this segment.
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold its third Quarterly Briefing of 2019. WHEN: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. WHERE: 725 Ponce Building at 725 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta, 30306. This meeting is accessible directly from the Eastside Trail and via MARTA bus lines #2, … Continue Reading →
Parade will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the yearly illuminated procession One of Atlanta’s most popular annual traditions returns on September 21 for its tenth year! Created and hosted by Chantelle Rytter and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will take place along two miles of the … Continue Reading →
Artwork is part of the CDC’s national campaign, “Start Talking. Stop HIV.” ATLANTA – Living Walls, in collaboration with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, invites community members to the unveiling of their latest mural, “We All Thrive with HIV!” The event begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 31st on the Westside Trail where it … Continue Reading →
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Announces $17.5 Million Grant to Support Westside Park Lead gift launches Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s expanded capital campaign to accelerate development of Atlanta BeltLine parks and trails ATLANTA – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has awarded a $17.5 million grant to Atlanta BeltLine Partnership to support development of Westside … Continue Reading →
Council for Quality Growth Announces State of The BeltLine Featuring Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ATLANTA – The Council for Quality Growth in collaboration with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) announces the State of the BeltLine. The State of the BeltLine will be held on August 27, 2019 from 7:30 … Continue Reading →
Aasia Mustakeem joins ABI as General Counsel and Ruben Brooks joins as Chief Operating Officer Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Aasia Mustakeem to the position of General Counsel. In this capacity, Ms. Mustakeem will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and executive team providing senior level leadership, innovation, … Continue Reading →
Free community event includes Family Paint Day, freestyle performances, and theater ATLANTA – BeltLine Walls is Art on the Atlanta BeltLine’s annual mural festival. Muralists from Atlanta and beyond will paint walls side-by-side alongside former railroad tracks on the Northeast (interim) Trail by Mason Fine Art. The 2019 BeltLine Walls Festival begins July 21st and … Continue Reading →
Progress announced on construction, interim trail, and potential grant funding Atlanta – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is pleased to announce that funding has been identified that will allow for the construction of a 0.75-mile segment of the paved Southside Trail from the southern terminus of the Westside Trail at University Avenue to the Annie E. … Continue Reading →
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., City of Atlanta, and Atlanta Police Department Collaborating on Reduced Speed Zone and Parking Enforcement ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), the City of Atlanta Department of City Planning Office of Mobility Planning, and the Atlanta Police Department (APD)’s Path Force Unit are collaborating on renewed efforts around safety and etiquette surrounding … Continue Reading →