Atlanta’s Emerald Necklace: a Tour of the Atlanta BeltLine

Friday, September 5, 2014 | 7:30 – 9:00 am

Join us to tour the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside trail with knowledgeable guides from the BeltLine and Trees Atlanta.

First conceived as a 1999 master’s thesis by Georgia Tech student Ryan Gravel, the Atlanta BeltLine has evolved into a robust vision of integrated transportation, land use, greenspace and sustainable growth. When complete, the 22-mile BeltLine will encircle the city, connecting 45 intown neighborhoods. It will also be home to an arboretum consisting of several thousand trees planted by Trees Atlanta.


We’ll meet at the Atlanta BeltLine tent that will set up next to the Park Tavern parking lot on Monroe Drive, just north of the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive.


Please walk, bike, carpool, or take public transportation if possible. We will be able to accommodate the first 50 cars to arrive with complimentary parking in the Park Tavern parking lot. Once the lot is full, guests may park on nearby residential streets such as Cooledge Avenue, Cresthill Avenue and Elmwood Drive. Please take note of any signs detailing parking restrictions in order to avoid a ticket. Parking is not allowed in the Trader Joes parking lot.


We will provide a light breakfast consisting of granola bars, bananas, etc. Coffee will be available; please bring your own thermos if possible.


Space is limited. We encourage you to pre-register for this event.


About the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy, and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network, and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development. 

Costs*: Student/Young Professional Discount
(must present a student id that is current or one that has expired within two years at the door)
  Online Pre-registration for Southface Members
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  Online Pre-registration for Non-members
  Walk-in Registration (Members and Non-members)

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