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 →

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.

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 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 →

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 →

Propagating the Spiller Magnolias

On a sunny August morning in 2013, a small group met in the parking lot behind Whole Foods on Ponce de Leon Ave., just west of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. In addition to their passion for history and horticulture, the group brought along a cherry picker – courtesy of Sunbelt Equipment Rental – and … Continue Reading →

Public Meeting: Eastside Trail Extension Phase II

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a Southeast Study Group meeting to discuss construction of the second phase of the Eastside Trail’s extension. 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 Partnership Hosts Successful Seventh Annual Eastside 10K

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) would like to thank everyone who came out to Stove Works on Saturday, December 2 for an incredible 2017 Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K, presented by Delta Air Lines! The weather couldn’t have been much better for an early December race. Close to 1,300 runners/walkers/strollers (close to 1,400 registered) were part of … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Seeking Bids for Construction of Eastside Trail Extension Phase II

Project will extend the existing trail to Memorial Drive ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is seeking bids for construction of the remainder of the Eastside Trail’s southern extension to Memorial Drive. The project represents the second phase of a two-stage project to extend the trail from the prior terminus at Irwin Street, originally completed … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail's new extension on Wylie Street. Photo: John Becker

Getting Around the Eastside Trail Extension

With the Eastside Trail extension now open to Kirkwood Avenue, we are so excited to add even more Atlanta BeltLine to your neighborhood! As many of you are already aware, everyone has a duty to maintain their own safety and the safety of others when using the trail. This may mean slowing down on a … Continue Reading →

Ready to cut the ribbon! Photo: John Becker

Marking a Mile on the Eastside Trail in November 2017

On Friday, November 3, 2017, the Atlanta BeltLine held its “Marking a Mile” ceremony, opening up a new mile on the Eastside Trail. The Eastside Trail, which opened in 2012 as the first official multi-use, transit-ready segment to be built within the former railroad corridor, originally extended from Monroe Drive to Irwin Street. The newest … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Hosts Seventh Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Presenting Sponsor Delta Air Lines invite participants of all fitness levels to run, walk or stroll in the seventh annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. on Krog Street in front of Stoveworks and showcases the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, with … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine to Host Eastside Trail Extension “Marking a Mile” Celebration on November 3

Ribbon-cutting will mark the opening of one-mile addition to the southern end of the Eastside Trail The Eastside Trail where it meets Kirkwood Avenue. Photo by John Becker. WHO: Mayor Kasim Reed, City of Atlanta (Invited) Natalyn Archibong, Atlanta City Councilmember, District 5 Lee Morris, Fulton County Board of Commissioners, District 3 Cynthia Briscoe Brown, … Continue Reading →

Wedding on the Atlanta BeltLine. Photo by: Tim Redman Weddings.

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: Jamie’s and Kevin’s Wedding

The Atlanta BeltLine beckons to people as a place to workout, to dine, and to explore the arts. For Jamie and Kevin, the Atlanta BeltLine also beckoned as a wedding destination. The couple, who call the Eastside Trail home, infused the trail into their nuptials from their engagement through their wedding farewell. In April 2016, Kevin … Continue Reading →

Tens of thousands of people brought homemade lanterns to walk in the parade. Amy Sparks Photography.

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces Cox Enterprises and WellStar Atlanta Medical Center as Presenting Sponsors of 2017 Lantern Parade

Parade serves as kick-off event for the South’s largest temporary public art exhibition ATLANTA (July 27, 2017) — The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) is pleased to announce that Cox Enterprises and WellStar Atlanta Medical Center will serve as Presenting Sponsors for the 2017 Lantern Parade on September 9.  Ponce City Market will also support the … Continue Reading →

View of development at 670-690 DeKalb Avenue looking south from north of Edgewood Avenue bridge.

Announcing New $80 Million Development with Affordable Housing on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., North American Properties, and The Conservation Fund Partner to Revitalize Historic Decatur Belt Railway Site with $80 Million in New Development that Includes Affordable Workforce Housing The walkable development calls for a mix of residential, loft office, restaurant, and retail plus affordable housing On March 7, 2017, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and … Continue Reading →

2017: The Biggest Year Yet for the Atlanta BeltLine

This article appeared originally as a Saporta Report Thought Leadership column on February 21, 2017. By Rob Brawner, Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership 2017 promises to be a year of substantial progress for the Atlanta BeltLine.  This is good for Atlanta, as the positive health and economic impacts of the Atlanta BeltLine are indisputable. Last … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail Extension’s 2016 Progress

Many Atlanta BeltLine projects have moved forward in 2016. One of the most highly anticipated projects is the Eastside Trail’s extension south from Irwin Street. The 2-mile Eastside Trail, spanning from Piedmont Park south to Old Fourth Ward and Inman Park, has become a boon for development, social activity, recreation, and a brand new way … Continue Reading →