Eastside Trail detour map

Portion of the Eastside Trail Temporarily Closed for Repair Work

Update: As of Sunday evening, February 25, the temporarily closed portion of the Eastside Trail has reopened. We appreciate the quick response and partnership with the City’s Department of Watershed Management. Please use caution when bypassing the construction area and stay on the paved surfaces. Previous information: On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the Eastside Trail … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail-West Groundbreaking - photo by The Sintoses

Southside Trail segment now closed as construction commences

On February 17, 2020, construction crews will install security fencing and officially close the western portion of the Southside Trail in order to begin early construction activities. The interim trail will be closed at the paved southern terminus of the Westside Trail, the concrete access point at University Avenue, the stairs at Metropolitan Avenue, and … Continue Reading →

Boulevard Crossing Park rendering 2019

New land acquisition for Boulevard Crossing Park

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s Boulevard Crossing Park expansion project is one step closer to reality following a recent land acquisition in Chosewood Park. This 2.5 acre of land was purchased from WYZE Radio Station for $1,564,000 with the support of the Conservation Fund, and ABI and the City of Atlanta Parks Department closed on the property … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail-West Groundbreaking - photo by The Sintoses

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 →

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 →

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 →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces Ninth Annual Eastside 10k

Race through five historic neighborhoods will showcase the Eastside Trail and raise funds for Atlanta BeltLine Partnership programs and initiatives Atlanta BeltLine Partnership invites runners, walkers, rollers and strollers of all fitness levels to join in the ninth annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10k presented by Delta Air Lines on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Runners, walkers, strollers, children and pets — everybody’s … Continue Reading →

A sculpture using recycled metals depicts the face of a man looking up.

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail Art Walk

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine will host a free, guided art walk of its public art exhibition on the Westside Trail on Saturday, November 9th.  It will feature a conversation with local artist and sculptor D’Andre Brooks. The tenth anniversary of the annual public art exhibition showcases a variety of sculptures and murals along the … 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.

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 →

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 →

Washington Park Jamboree and Play Day Set for Saturday, May 11

2019 Event Features Live Jazz and Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Washington Park The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership invites everyone out to attend this year’s free Washington Park Jamboree, taking place Saturday, May 11, 3 to 8 pm. This is the Partnership’s fifth year hosting the free, family-oriented health and fitness festival at this historic … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail where it crosses Kirkwood Avenue. Photo credit: John Becker.

Eastside Trail Extension construction update

The final leg of the Eastside Trail between Kirkwood Avenue and Memorial Drive through Reynoldstown is looking very close to completion! Which has many of you asking – why aren’t the construction fences down yet?? Below are several key updates. The multi-use trail itself is substantially complete. We need to complete the pedestrian plaza at … Continue Reading →

Registration Opens for Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5k

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership has announced that registration is now open for the Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5k to be held Saturday, April 6 on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Northside and Northside Connector Trails.  What: Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5k When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 – Registration opens at 7:00 am; race starts at 8:00 am   Where: Race starts and ends at Monroe Apartment Homes, … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Hosts Eighth Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) and Presenting Sponsor Delta Air Lines invite runners of all fitness levels to participate in the eighth annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. on Krog Street between Stoveworks and Krog Street Market and showcases the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail with … Continue Reading →