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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posted in Learn, Planning // 06/06/18
The Atlanta BeltLine’s second Quarterly Briefing (QB) of 2018 drew a crowd of more than 300 people to Friendship Baptist Church in what was the largest QB in Atlanta BeltLine history. The meeting included updates on the programs and progress of the comprehensive project. The main event of the evening, however, was a moderated panel […] Read more
posted in Planning, Press Releases // 04/25/18
WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold two Westside Study Group meetings to facilitate a community design workshop as a part of the Subareas 9 & 10 Master Plan updates. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The meetings are open to all of the public but are focused on the Westside Study Group area. The Westside Study Group includes […] Read more
posted in Plan, Planning // 04/18/18
On Saturday, April 14, the Community Engagement & Planning team at Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) held the first of many Master Plan Update meetings. In 2007, the master planning process began with the goal of creating a suitable framework to support future population growth and transit ridership. Ten distinct subareas were formed, encompassing a half-mile on […] Read more
posted in Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Planning // 07/22/15
The City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) was awarded an Our Town grant by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the Atlanta BeltLine Arts and Culture Master Plan. The Master Plan is focused on the development of cultural facilities, partnerships, and programs that will enhance livability for those who live along and use the Atlanta […] Read more
posted in Planning, Press Releases // 03/24/15
Committee will set framework for highest design standards for projects in Atlanta BeltLine Planning Area ATLANTA – On March 2, 2015, the Atlanta City Council passed legislation to approve a Design Review Committee (DRC) to be managed by Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI). The purpose of the DRC is to achieve the highest design standards for […] Read more
posted in Planning // 05/15/14
The American Planning Association (APA) held its 2014 National Planning Conference in Atlanta from April 26-30, bringing planners and planning-enthusiasts from all over the nation to our beloved city. APA selects conference locations each year that “represent the gold standard in sense of place, cultural and historical interest, and a vision for tomorrow,” and Atlanta is […] Read more
Last Tuesday was the fourth and final Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing of 2013. We took the opportunity to present the public with a recap of Atlanta BeltLine progress and events from the past year, and now we want to offer it to our online audience in blog form. Here it is: 2013 – A Year in […] Read more
Strategy Will Guide Atlanta BeltLine Program through its Completion in 2030 Atlanta, GA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s (ABI) Board of Directors unanimously approved the Atlanta BeltLine 2030 Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP), which will guide the citywide transportation and redevelopment program through its completion. The first seven years of the program generated a roughly 3:1 return […] Read more
Corridor design for the southwest and southeast sections of the Atlanta BeltLine is well underway. Broadly, corridor design establishes the basis for all future Atlanta BeltLine design and construction. This includes elements of engineering, streetscapes and landscape design, historic preservation, public art locations and, of course, transit, trails and greenspace. Preliminary plans for the southwest […] Read more
posted in Eastside Trail, Planning, Progress // 07/18/13
As part of the design process  for the extension of the Eastside Trail, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is working with the City of Atlanta to improve the experience along Wylie Street for both cyclists and pedestrians between now and the implementation of transit. The design concept below was presented at a Study Group meeting in June […] Read more
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