The Atlanta BeltLine has been a dream for revitalizing Atlanta for more than 20 years, but it is only in the past 10 that it has developed an unstoppable momentum. The undertaking has been a collaborative effort toward re-energizing and connecting more than forty in-town neighborhoods through sustainable development. The project promises to transform 22 miles of railroad track and surrounding land into a multi-use trail, vast tracts of green space, affordable housing and art. It has even received national attention as one of the country’s most ambitious revitalization efforts. So how has it affected surrounding neighborhoods thus far? Continue Reading
With 22 miles and 3,000 acres of development opportunities, greenspace, trails and transit, the BeltLine has a lot to offer metro Atlanta.
Not only is the Atlanta BeltLine regarded as one the most extensive economic developments ever launched in Atlanta, but it is also the largest, most inclusive urban redevelopment project in the United States at this time. The project even garnered an Overall Excellence Award for Smart Growth Achievement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The best part about the BeltLine is that community members have the chance to contribute to the redevelopment and revitalization of Atlanta in many different ways. Continue Reading