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Christopher Causey in front of his Westview home.

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: the Causeys

In 2009, Christopher Causey bought his house in Westview to be close to the Atlanta BeltLine. After meeting his wife Nicole two years later, the couple have been living on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail ever since. The house seemed to be the ideal home for the couple, but having been built in 1940, needed … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Announces Largest Affordable Housing Budget

$11.9 million allocated for affordable housing in fiscal year 2020 will go toward Mayor Bottoms’ $1 billion affordable housing initiative. ATLANTA – Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) announced its largest affordable housing allocation ever in its fiscal year 2020 housing budget. The budget, which was approved by the ABI Board of … 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 →

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine logo

BeltLine Public Art Advisory Council Established

Council will meet quarterly to evaluate Atlanta BeltLine Public Art Projects & Programs Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has selected participants for the newly-established BeltLine Public Art Advisory Council (BPAAC). The BPAAC will meet quarterly to review ABI’s public art projects and programs, including selected artists for the annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition, external … Continue Reading →

Boulevard Crossing Park Design Firms Selected

Second phase of park planning and design to kick off summer 2019 Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will be entering the design stage this summer for the second phase of Boulevard Crossing Park. ABI, in collaboration with the City of Atlanta, selected Cambridge-based Agency Landscape + Planning and Atlanta-based Perkins+Will to lead the planning and design … Continue Reading →

Statement on Passing of Commissioner Emma Darnell

The Atlanta BeltLine Team is extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Fulton County Commissioner Emma Darnell. Commissioner Darnell served on the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Board of Directors from July 2010 to July 2014 and played an integral role during some of the Atlanta BeltLine’s most transformative years. Her advocacy for environmental justice led … Continue Reading →

Public Meeting: Madison Reynoldstown Affordable Housing Development

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a Southeast Study Group public meeting to update the community on the Madison Reynoldstown affordable housing development at Chester Avenue SE and Memorial Drive SE. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Southeast Study Group area. The Southeast Study … Continue Reading →

Share Your Passion for the Atlanta BeltLine as an Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Volunteer!

Are you interested in sharing your passion for the Atlanta BeltLine with others? Can’t wait to tell your friends about your last free fitness class, Run.Walk.Go! race, exploring the trail, or experiencing the Lantern Parade? If you’re fun and easy to work with, like helping others and giving back to your community, you’ll be an excellent Atlanta … Continue Reading →

More Eastside Trail Extension Updates

*Update: 4/29/2019 – work on the Memorial Drive improvements will NOT begin on Tuesday, April 30. We will update you with more information as it becomes available. Last week, we brought you some key updates on the Eastside Trail’s southern extension through Reynoldstown. As we said in that update, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. continues to work … Continue Reading →

Public Meeting: Subarea 5 Master Plan Update

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a Northeast Study Group public meeting to continue the Subarea 5 Master Plan update. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The Northeast Study Group includes parts of Sweet Auburn, Candler Park, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey-Highland, Virginia-Highland, Midtown, Ansley Park, Morningside/Lenox Park, Piedmont Heights, and Sherwood Forest. WHEN: The meeting will be … 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 →

City Gate Theater in Ashview Heights - Art on the Atlanta BeltLine 2018. Photo credit: the Sintoses

One Week Remaining to Apply for 2019 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition

Applications for temporary exhibition and technical positions close April 26 ATLANTA – On February 27, 2019, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine released a call for proposals for its tenth year of exhibition. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) runs the temporary exhibition, which has brought visual and performing art to the Atlanta BeltLine’s parks and trails since … Continue Reading →

Meet Your 2019 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Jurors

It’s spring again, and that means the next Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition is just a few short months away! The 2019 call for artists has been released, along with solicitations for technical positions and a brand new residency program!

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Announces Jurors for 2019 Exhibition

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has selected the jury for the 2019 exhibition. The twelve-member jury panel is comprised of artists and arts professionals from the Atlanta community and represent a diverse set of media, expertise, and demographics.

The Edge is a development in which ABI negotiated affordability for the sale of land. Photo: The Sintoses.

Making Waves in Affordable Housing

There is more big news on the housing front around the Atlanta BeltLine! As part of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s (ABI) equity and inclusion strategy, we are proactively investing in parts of the corridor that are new or yet-to-come, securing affordability ahead of other potential private development. This forward-thinking commitment of millions of dollars supports ABI’s … Continue Reading →

Mr. and Mrs. Allen's home in Stanton Oaks Apartments were completely renovated. They moved back into a corner home which they had wanted for a long time.

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: the Allens

Henry and Sarah Allen moved intown nearly 20 years ago to what is now Stanton Oaks Apartments across from D. H. Stanton Park. They wanted to be closer to their daughter, so moved in from the west side of town. Over the years, the Allens heard about the Atlanta BeltLine and discovered how close they … Continue Reading →

2018 ABI Annual Report: Strengthening Foundations with Our Core Values

Another year has been recorded in the Atlanta BeltLine’s history books, and the 2018 Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) Annual Report provides a snapshot of that year. Each year, our goals and accomplishments dictate the theme of how we present you, our stakeholders, with our annual report. In 2018, ABI focused on strengthening the foundations of … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Resumes Official Atlanta BeltLine Bus, Bike and Walking Tours for 2019

Bus Tours Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s weekly public bus tours of the Atlanta BeltLine resumed on Saturday, March 2. The tour — described by New York Times as “a litmus test of Atlanta civic pride” — follows the entire planned Atlanta BeltLine 22-mile loop, passing through each of the 45 neighborhoods that the trail connects. Knowledgeable guides offer … Continue Reading →

A full house at the second quarterly briefing of 2017. Photo: Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

Public Meeting: First Quarterly Briefing of 2019

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) hosts quarterly public meetings meant to update the public on the latest Atlanta BeltLine progress. The first Quarterly Briefing of 2019 will introduce Clyde Higgs, ABI’s new President and CEO. In addition, we will highlight progress on trails, transit, parks, housing, and more throughout 2018. Meeting materials and opportunities for public feedback will be made available on the day of the meeting at beltline.org/meetings.

Update from Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

We have lots of exciting news in the AoAB universe for you! Last week, we announced the call for artist proposals for the 2019 exhibition. Additionally, a number of technical positions are available for which qualified individuals can apply.