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The Atlanta BeltLine: From Student Thesis to Community Mobilizer

The Atlanta BeltLine: From Student Thesis to Community Mobilizer
The Atlanta BeltLine: From Student Thesis to Community Mobilizer, A parade passes through the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine, completed in October 2012. Image © Christopher T. Martin
A parade passes through the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine, completed in October 2012. Image © Christopher T. Martin

An abandoned twenty-two mile stretch of derelict railroad and industrial sites used to be a thorn in the Atlanta community's side. But with one student's thesis proposal to redevelop these areas into a sustainable network connecting 45 mixed-use neighborhoods, public concern has since turned into excitement. To learn more about the ambitious project, head over to The Atlantic Cities here.

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Cite: Jennifer Whelan. "The Atlanta BeltLine: From Student Thesis to Community Mobilizer" 17 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/506563/the-atlanta-beltline-from-student-thesis-to-community-mobilizer/> ISSN 0719-8884