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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Closing Events October 2 and 3

Exhibit Won Four of Creative Loafing’s 2010 “Best of Atlanta” Awards Atlanta, September 27, 2010 – Art on the BeltLine: Atlanta’s New Public Place, the first-ever art exhibition along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor which opened in June, has scheduled several events and performances as part of its closing ceremony the weekend of October 2 and … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Enters Lease with Lanier Parking Solutions to Manage Parking Lot at 10th Street and Monroe Drive

Revenues Support Atlanta BeltLine Maintenance, Development and Operations Atlanta (July 14, 2010) – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. announced that Lanier Parking Solutions has been selected to manage the gravel parking lot at 10th Street and Monroe Drive on the Atlanta BeltLine corridor next to Park Tavern. The initial rates to park will be $3 during the … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Announces Opening of West End Trail’s Second Phase

June 26th Events to Include 5K Run and Ceremony Celebrating Westview Neighborhood’s 100-Year Anniversary ATLANTA (June 15, 2010) – The second phase of the Atlanta BeltLine’s West End Trail will formally open on Sat., June 26, at 10:30 a.m. near KIPP STRIVE Academy (1444 Lucile Ave., SW). The ceremony will be part of the Westview … 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 the construction of a new 15,000-square foot skatepark, Atlanta’s first, which is now under construction as part of Historic Fourth Ward Park in the Old … Continue Reading →

Initial Pieces for “Art on the BeltlLine” Selected

Temporary Art in the Atlanta BeltLine Corridor on exhibit from May through October 2010 Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2010 – The “Art on the BeltLine” working group today announced 30 visual and performance art installations for the first-ever temporary art exhibit in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, which will run from May through October of 2010. … Continue Reading →

Mayor Kasim Reed Honors the First Graduating Class of the Atlanta BeltLine Greenspace Job Training Program

Atlanta, GA, March 31, 2010 – Mayor Kasim Reed today honored 10 individuals who completed the first-ever Atlanta BeltLine Greenspace Job Training Program. The program, a partnership between the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA) and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), targets individuals who live in neighborhoods along the BeltLine and trains them with skills to help … 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 Atlanta and the Atlanta BeltLine in commemorating Atlanta’s first skatepark, Foundation Skatepark, and celebrating the groundbreaking of its newest skatepark being developed as part of … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltlLne, Inc. Announces New Fellowship Program

Fellowships available in six different fields; Application Deadline April 1, 2010 Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2010 – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has launched a new fellowship program to increase the capacity of its staff and to provide invaluable work experience for fellows. The Atlanta BeltLine Fellowship represents a tremendous opportunity to positively impact the way … Continue Reading →

City of Atlanta Re-markets BeltLine TAD Bonds

Atlanta, GA, December 15, 2009 – The City of Atlanta today closed a $78.12 million bond issuance for the BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD). As part of the transaction, the City’s $64.5M BeltLine TAD Bonds, Series 2008, originally privately placed, were remarketed to new investors. Nine investors purchased the BeltLine TAD Bonds, Series 2009, which … Continue Reading →

Atlanta Beltline, Inc. Names Brian M. Leary President and CEO

Atlanta, GA, September 16, 2009 – The Board of Directors of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) today named Brian Leary as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the implementing entity of Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine Project, which will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor … Continue Reading →

Agreements Advance BeltLine Transit and Trails

Georgia Department Of Transportation And Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Reach Agreement On Exclusive Rights To Purchase Land In Southwest And Southeast Corridors For BeltLine Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2009 – Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Vance Smith, Jr., and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) President and CEO Terri Montague today announced entering into a purchase option … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Inc. (ABI) Will Begin a Transition in Leadership

Atlanta, GA, May 12, 2009 – Atlanta BeltLine Inc. (ABI) will begin a transition in leadership from its founding President and Chief Executive Officer Terri Montague who will depart that position on September 1, 2009. The ABI board will establish a process to identify a successor, and Montague will continue in a consulting role through … Continue Reading →

Joint Statement Regarding Abandonment of the Decatur Belt

March 6, 2009 – After 30 days of review and analysis by officials from organizations including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the City of Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), Amtrak, MARTA, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the Transit Implementation Board (TIB), these parties have reached a consensus on joint actions to develop and … Continue Reading →

Joint Statement from GDOT, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Amtrak, the City of Atlanta and MARTA

Atlanta, February 2, 2009 – A meeting of officials from key organizations including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the City of Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Amtrak, the Atlanta Regional Commission, MARTA and the Transit Implementation Board along with staff from Congressman John Lewis’ office was held today to discuss the critical issue regarding plans … Continue Reading →

First BeltLine Bonds Sold

Atlanta, GA, Oct. 31, 2008 – Today, the City Of Atlanta closed on a private placement of BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD) bonds worth $64.5 million, slightly more than half (54%) of the original bond authorization approved by City Council in August 2008. Two local institutions, Wachovia Bank and SunTrust Bank, each purchased $32.25 million … 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 after a groundbreaking ceremony today at the future park site. Construction of a detention pond as part of the Clear Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) … Continue Reading →