Park Pride, partners given $437,500 for new west side park

Press Release provided by Park Pride ATLANTA — Park Pride and its project partners have been selected by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to receive a Great Urban Parks Campaign grant for $437,500 to lead an effort to build a new park in Atlanta’s English Avenue neighborhood. The Great [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 8 August 2016|Parks, Press Releases, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

Top 10 cities for parks? None in the Southeast

SAN FRANCISCO — Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 5th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the non-profit organization. Minneapolis narrowly edged out Saint Paul for the top spot after the cross-town rivals tied for first in [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 26 May 2016|Parks, Press Releases, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

Buckhead CID wins AIA award for bridge-park design

ATLANTA — On April 16, the American Institute of Architects, Georgia Association (AIA Georgia) held its 44th annual Design & Honor Awards event, presenting 19 projects with Excellence, Honor, Merit and People’s Choice awards. Buckhead Community Improvement District’s Park over GA400 received the People’s Choice Award for its vision and [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 26 April 2016|Parks, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

2 more projects at 4th Ward Park — what about traffic?

It's hard to keep up with the apartment projects in the vicinity of Historic Fourth Ward Park. And you have to wonder what traffic will be like in that vicinity if it doesn't get a streetcar right soon. JLB Partners has filed for a construction permit at the corner of [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:41+00:00 10 November 2014|BELTLINE, Parks, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments