Award Updates

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 … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition

ATLANTA – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today the Atlanta BeltLine as part of the 100 programs named as Semifinalists in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition. The Atlanta BeltLine will compete to be named a Finalist in the … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine – Moving the Needle

In October, the Metro Atlanta Chamber held a ceremony honoring the 2016 E3 Award winners. The E3 Awards recognize companies, organizations and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources, develop clean technologies to enhance our economy and environment, support sustainable projects and initiatives and to collaborate on solutions through university connections, marketing and education. The Metro … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine Wins Two Communicator Awards!

Two publications related to the Atlanta BeltLine have won Communicator Awards! A Communicator Award, sponsored by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA), “honors work that transcends innovation and craft – work that made a lasting impact.” The 2014 Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Annual Report and the AJC Living Intown Magazine Atlanta BeltLine edition both won … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Historic Fourth Ward Park Earns ISI’s Envision® Gold Award

We love when Historic Fourth Ward Park receives awards, because it means more people across the nation and around the globe learn about the innovative infrastructure of the park and its stormwater management system. The latest recognition comes from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), which honored the park with an Envision Gold award. The Envision sustainable … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Receives Two Awards From International Economic Development Council

Awards Recognize Atlanta BeltLine for Excellence in Economic Development ATLANTA – In a ceremony during the 2015 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Conference, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) received two awards for excellence in economic development from the IEDC. ABI was honored with a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of Neighborhood Development … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail Receives the Building Healthy Places Award from ULI Atlanta!

On Thursday, September 10, 2015 the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail was honored with the Building Healthy Places Award! The award is from the Atlanta district of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is given out to projects that provide access to the natural environment and amenities, offer diverse housing and transportation options, and promote physical activity. The criteria require … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Wins National Phoenix Award for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment

Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park Recognized as Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 Winner ATLANTA – On September 3, the Atlanta BeltLine was honored with a Phoenix Award at Brownfields 2015 in Chicago, IL. The event was hosted by the Phoenix Awards Institute, Inc. and recognized real estate developers, environmentalists, and other public and … Continue Reading →

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Receives Award of Excellence from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission

Largest outdoor temporary exhibition in the south awarded for excellence in public works of art On May 19, 2015, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. accepted an Award of Excellence for the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition. Awards of Excellence are presented to programs, projects and individuals who significantly contribute toward the enhancement of the City of … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Receives “Blinkie Award”

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership was one of eight local organizations and individuals who were honored for their contributions to bicycling at The Blinkie Awards, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s annual members award party on Friday, February 13 at the Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center. The Annual Blinkie Awards is a celebration of the people, projects, and organizations making … Continue Reading →

Historic Fourth Ward Park is the Winner of a 2014 Brownfield Renewal Award!

We are pleased to share the news that Historic Fourth Ward Park has received the 2014 Brownfield Renewal Award for Sustainability Impact! The park was honored by Brownfield Renewal, an industry publication dedicated to the remediation, redevelopment and reuse of brownfields. Historic Fourth Ward Park, opened in 2011, is the result of important partnerships between the Atlanta BeltLine, the … Continue Reading →

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Receives Award From Harlem Fine Arts Show

On Thursday, June 26, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine was presented with the 2014 Arts and Community Award from the Harlem Fine Arts Show. In partnership with the National Black Arts Festival, the 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show came to Atlanta June 26-29. The Atlanta BeltLine was recognized during the opening night reception, which benefited … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Awarded Grand Prize for “Best Rehabilitation Project” in International Competition

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 … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail

Atlanta BeltLine Receives National Award for Smart Growth Achievement From U.S. EPA

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 … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail a State Finalist for Georgia Engineering Excellence Award

We are excited to announce that the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail is a State Finalist for the Georgia Engineering Excellence Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Georgia! The ACEC Georgia is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies, a national organization supporting the advancement of engineering as … Continue Reading →

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Atlanta BeltLine Wins ARC Development of Excellence Award

On Friday, November 1, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) held its annual State of the Region Breakfast. At the event, the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail received the  ARC’s Development of Excellence Award for “Exceptional Merit for Adaptive Reuse.” Staff from Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and the PATH Foundation were on hand to accept the award. … Continue Reading →

Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta Awards Honor the Atlanta BeltLine Again!

The folks at Creative Loafing have once again been hard at work on their annual “Best of Atlanta” issue, and we couldn’t be more excited to see the Atlanta BeltLine with nods in seven categories from the staff and readers! The Southwest Trail was honored as the staff’s pick for Best Urban Hike for its “rustic splendor.” With … Continue Reading →

Environmental Communications Award plaque

Atlanta BeltLine wins national Environmental Communications Award grand prize

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership recently led the charge on submitting the Atlanta BeltLine for a national award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. While many of the long-standing categories revolve around engineering projects in design, planning, environmental sustainability, and research, a category started in 2012 recognizes the communications efforts around such complex … Continue Reading →

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Atlanta BeltLine $600,000 Grant

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 … Continue Reading →

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Eastside Trail wins Best in Real Estate Award!

On February 28, the Atlanta Business Chronicle gave the Best in Real Estate award for “Best Land Deal” to the Eastside Trail. This is a great honor for the Atlanta BeltLine and all of the partners who made this project a reality, including Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, the PATH Foundation, Invest Atlanta, … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail award-winner

Eastside Trail wins Golden Shoe Award from PEDS!

Thank you to PEDS for recognizing the power of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail to make our city a safer place for people on foot! During their annual Golden Shoe Awards last night, PEDS President and CEO Sally Flocks alongside Master of Ceremonies Thomas Wheatley awarded the Eastside Trail with “Best Pedestrian-Friendly Trail.” Atlanta Streets … Continue Reading →

Atlanta Magazine August 2012 Issue

Thank You to Atlanta Magazine for Groundbreaker Award!

On September 18, the Atlanta BeltLine received one of the inaugural “Groundbreaker Awards” from Atlanta Magazine. We are extremely proud of this recognition. They write: “Six years into the twenty-five-year work plan to repurpose old rail corridors into a twenty-two-mile loop of streetcar transit, trails, and greenspace, good things are happening. Inner city parks, every … Continue Reading →

Thanks to Creative Loafing for 2 Best of Atlanta Awards!

It is an honor to once again be recognized by the staff and readers of Creative Loafing, our indispensable intown alternative weekly paper. Since the inception of the Atlanta BeltLine, Creative Loafing has covered the project consistently and thoroughly, serving as a critical source of information for the public. We appreciate Creative Loafing’s coverage – all … Continue Reading →