Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail Officially Under Construction

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 →

Groundbreaking Ceremony to Kick Off Construction on First Section of the Southside Trail

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 →

CEO Corner: Southside Trail-West Groundbreaking

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 →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta Track Club Announce Weekly Group Run/Walks

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 →

Boulevard Crossing Park rendering 2019

Public Meeting Notice: Boulevard Crossing Park Design Vision Presentation

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 Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. CEO

International Economic Development Council Elects Board Members for 2020

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 →

Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade: 10 years strong!

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 →

A group of Atlanta city officials and housing leaders, including Atlanta Mayor Bottoms, cut a ribbon in front of the new senior housing development.

Adair Court opens with new mixed-income senior housing on the Atlanta BeltLine

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 →

Northeast Trail construction south of I-85 and along Ansley Golf Course.

Construction of Atlanta BeltLine’s Northeast Trail Underway

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 →

Kinetic Light; photo by Hayim Heron. Image description: With their arms interlocked, Laurel Lawson gazes toward Alice Sheppard. Alice balances on the left side of her wheelchair--returning Laurel's gaze. They are on an outdoor platform, with lush greenery in the background.

Art Performances with Kinetic Light at the Beltline: Under Momentum

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 →

Friends and Neighbors Day Party wraps up this November with a collaboration parade by “No Tables, No Chairs” for Art on the Atlanta BeltLine’s 10th Anniversary

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. to Begin Construction on Eastside Trail Lighting

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.

BeltLine After Dark x Music in the Park 2019 facebook cover

BeltLine After Dark x Music in the Park

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 current interim Southside Trail over Metropolitan Parkway.

Invitation to Bid available for initial phase of Southside Trail construction

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.

Third Quarterly Briefing of 2019

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 →

The 2017 Lantern Parade. Photo: The Sintoses and Atalie Bland

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade Returns September 21

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 →

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Announces $17.5 Million Grant to Support Westside Park

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

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 →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Announces New Executive Hires

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 →

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Announces BeltLine Walls Festival

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 →

Southside Trail map - July 2019

Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail Construction Updates

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 →

New Measures Launching to Ensure Safety and Etiquette on the Atlanta BeltLine

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 →