Historic Fourth Ward Park from Atlanta Regional Commission on Vimeo. On Friday, October 12, the Atlanta Regional Commission bestowed its highest honor upon Historic Fourth Ward Park, the Development of … Continue Reading →
Pedestrian Improvements Complete on Willoughby Way
The Atlanta BeltLine recently completed street improvements on Willoughby Way, the residential street that leads to the Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark. With the opening of Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark, the Atlanta BeltLine … Continue Reading →
The Atlanta BeltLine Forges Ahead
Thank you for voting in yesterday’s referendum. As the sun rises on another day of progress for the Atlanta BeltLine, the project endures as the single most compelling vision for … Continue Reading →
Thank You for Another Fantastic Atlanta BeltLine 5k Race!
Wow! Almost 700 runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors gathered enthusiastically in Gordon White Park last Saturday for our second annual Atlanta BeltLine Running Series Southwest 5k. This is the first … Continue Reading →
How Do I Get There? Accessing the Atlanta BeltLine From Gordon White Park and White Street
Please note that the Westside Trail is under construction through the fall of 2017. The West End Trail is open. You will not be able to access the Westside Trail … Continue Reading →
Transportation Options, Walkability and Seniors
A recent article from Switchboard shows a video produced by AARP in collaboration with StreetFilms that illustrates how walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods can help seniors. The six-minute video features conversations with … Continue Reading →
Tree Removal at Historic Fourth Ward Park
Historic Fourth Ward Park, which opened to the public a little over a year ago, has brought many happy days to our city in its short existence. During the park’s … Continue Reading →
Historic Fourth Ward Park Conservancy’s Spring Fling is June 16!
On Saturday, June 16, 2012, the Historic Fourth Ward Park Conservancy will celebrate its Spring Fling! This is rescheduled from the original June 10 date due to rain that day. … Continue Reading →
Jump into Summer with the New Splash Pad in Perkerson Park!
Families gathered in Perkerson Park and children waited impatiently for fountains to start gushing during the splash pad grand opening event this past Saturday, May 19. What started as a vision … Continue Reading →
Film Festival in Historic Fourth Ward Park This Weekend!
Ever wanted to watch a film in the beautiful open air theater at Historic Fourth Ward Park? Well, now’s your chance! On May 18 and 19, the 1st Annual Cans … Continue Reading →
gloATL Presents a Contemporary Dance Event in Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park
On May 11-13, gloATL will take over the Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park with “the search for the exceptional,” a new work by choreographer Lauri Stallings.
Grand Opening of New Splash Pad in Perkerson Park
Atlanta BeltLine, Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd, and the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Unveil New Amenity in Southwest Atlanta Park Community Celebration with Music and … Continue Reading →
Even More of Historic Fourth Ward Park to Enjoy
You are probably familiar with one of the City’s newest parks, Historic Fourth Ward Park, the bulk of which opened in the spring of 2011. You may have noticed a … Continue Reading →
A View from Madrid
Nice story in today’s New York Times about a project in Madrid, Spain with some similarities to the Atlanta BeltLine. Madrid Rio park is a massive highway burial project is … Continue Reading →
Speaking of Urban Oases…
Atlanta Magazine picked our very own Historic Fourth Ward Park as “Best New Urban Oasis” in its annual “Best of Atlanta” issue. Thank you Atlanta Magazine!
NY Times looks at “Treasuring Urban Oases”
In a recent article, the New York Times spends takes a walk in Manhattan with renowned Urban Designer Alex Garvin, whose “Emerald Necklace” study was critical to the early success of turning … Continue Reading →
Mayor Reed to Lead Official Dedication of Historic Fourth Ward Park
Community Celebration with Food, Music and Fun on Saturday, June 18 Atlanta, June 16, 2011 – Mayor Kasim Reed will lead the official dedication of Historic Fourth Ward Park along … Continue Reading →
Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark to Open
Grand Opening Celebration on June 11 to include Skate Demonstrations, Music and Fun Atlanta, June 9, 2011 – This Saturday, June 11 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Atlanta’s first skatepark will … Continue Reading →
City of Atlanta to Re-Open D.H. Stanton Park as Part of the Atlanta BeltLine – City’s First Energy Cost-Neutral Park
Community Celebration with Food, Music and Fun on Saturday, May 14 Atlanta (May 6, 2011) – The City of Atlanta will re-open the newly renovated D.H. Stanton Park in the … Continue Reading →
Atlanta BeltLine Wins $25,000 Grant from Tony Hawk Foundation
Atlanta Receives Largest Gift Among 19 National Grant Recipients Atlanta, May 6, 2010 – The Tony Hawk Foundation awarded Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. with a grant of $25,000 to help with … Continue Reading →
Festivities Will Commemorate Atlanta’s First Skatepark
Atlanta, Ga, March 30, 2010- April 3 Celebration of Atlanta BetlLine’s Historic Fourth Ward Park Progress to Include Contests, Food and Music What The local skateboarding community is joining the City of … Continue Reading →
The BeltLine is Happening: Historic Fourth Ward Park Breaks Ground
Atlanta, GA, Oct. 15, 2008 – Thirty-five acres of blighted industrial lowland across North Avenue from City Hall East are a step closer to transformation into Historic Fourth Ward Park … Continue Reading →