December 7, 2021

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2021 INVESCO QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile & Dash The 5k makes it's way through Grant Park. Check out the details!

  Grant Park Conservancy's Gazebo Update Read the statement from the Grant Park Conservancy in regards to the historic gazebo that burned down.

BeltLine Subarea 4 Master Plan Update Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is updating the BeltLine Subarea 4 Master Plan, which was originally completed in July 2011. The purpose of the plan is to help guide future growth for vibrant mixed-use, mixed-income communities by identifying policy goals and recommendations related to transit-oriented development, mobility, green space, affordable housing, historic preservation, and public art & culture. Subarea 4 is located in the southeastern portion of Atlanta BeltLine, east of I-75/I-85 and bisected by I-20.

  Agenda, October 28, 2021

  • Agenda item #1 will be Z-21-282, a variance request at 520 Mead St to allow an addition for the existing home and to construct a detached garage.


  LUZ Agenda, August 26, 2021 There is 1 item on the agenda for the August 26th meeting:
GPNA 2022 Elections Interested in joining the board? Nomination form here!

  Election Day is here! Check to check your updated voting location, your voting status if you voted early, or to see if your absentee ballot has been processed. Georgia's New Senate Bill 202 has implemented many changes worth reading about, which include polling places and absentee ballot drop-off locations.

FROM THE 911 CENTER 311 agents are City of Atlanta employees and received extensive training as well as work hand and hand with APD on responses to calls. If 311 – Supportive Services team receives an emergency and/or crisis call, they would transfer the call immediately to 911. The entire 311 call center does not take PAD referrals there is a special team dedicated for all Supportive Services referrals which include PAD referrals.

  Design Workshops - Subarea 4 Master Plan Update Virtual Design Workshop - 10/13 from 6-8pm
In-person Design Workshops - 10/14 from 4-7pm, & 10/16 from 9am-12pm
These workshops are for input on the Subarea 4 Master Plan goals and recommendations for future land use, urban design, housing, mobility, greenspace, and other elements.

Atlanta Mayoral Forum on Housing and Transit A coalition of housing and transportation-focused community organizations is excited to jointly host this Atlanta Mayoral forum. As the city of Atlanta grows and changes, the mayor has significant influence in whether or not we change in ways that serve both legacy and new residents. Join us for a discussion with Mayoral candidates Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, and Felicia Moore.

  The Grant Park Criterium is back! Atlanta’s Premier Cycling Race is coming to Grant Park on 8/22/2021.

  COVID Testing site on Boulevard close to Grant Park FREE COVID-19 testing is now available on a walk-up basis. However, please pre-register by completing the online registration form prior to arriving on site at

Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade unFestival Returns for 2021 The 19th Annual Summer Shade Festival will not return to the park this summer. Instead, the virtual, unFestival format will continue again this year, with several ways you can support the Grant Park Conservancy (GPC) throughout the course of Summer Shade Festival “season.” The season will start on August 2 with race registration opening, and raffle ticket, tee shirt and wine sales kicking it off.

  Updates on Cherokee Bike Lane As part of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Safer Streets, ATLDOT is excited to announce plans to install an interim bike lane condition on Cherokee Ave.

Cherokee Avenue Bike Lane Update An update from the Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT) as they continue to implement a protected bike lane along Cherokee Avenue as part of the Mayor's Action Plan for Safer Streets.

  ‘It’s Complicated’ podcast: The ‘game changing’ moment for the Atlanta Beltline When Atlanta BeltLine Inc. set out to build a 22-mile loop around intown communities, it didn’t count on the Great Recession or a global pandemic.
Now, with nine years until the project’s completion deadline, organizers are getting “very aggressive” in finding revenue to make up for lost time and to finish building the multi-use trail that is one of the nation’s largest urban redevelopment programs.

Officials: BeltLine's Southside Trail to launch new construction early next year Meanwhile, Atlanta BeltLine's first elevator will open soon in Old Fourth Ward

Ford Mask Day at Zoo Atlanta Ford Motor Company Fund is teaming up with local nonprofits and Ford dealerships to distribute over 3.9 million medical-grade face masks in neighborhoods across the Southeastern U.S. Zoo Atlanta will be a distribution site on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or while supplies last. During this time, visitors and community residents will be able to receive 20 disposable face masks packaged in pre-sealed bags.


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NPU-W Land Use & Zoning Meeting
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