Green space lovers are talking. I’ve heard rumors widespread from campsite development to BeltLine supporting growth, but one thing is definitely true: Piedmont Park is expanding. Actually the 200+ acre park, second only to to the quarry park that will be part of the last stages of the Atlanta BeltLine development with a whopping 300+ acres added of park space for the residence of north west Atlanta. Time to buy is now folks but that’s another discussion.
Piedmont Park is adding 53 acres to the north side of the park.
Here’s a excerpt pulled from the park conservancy website:
The Kendeda Fund is supporting the Conservancy’s effort to complete the 1st phase of our 53-acre expansion of Piedmont Park with a new challenge grant, which will match gifts to the Conservancy on a $1 for $1 basis up to $1M. Donor contributions and the Kendeda Fund’s generous match will result in the northern-most corner of Piedmont Park being completed. Our most recent contribution toward that challenge is a generous grant from The Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation.
Final construction on Phase 1 will include path and trail lighting, footbridges along Orme and Clear Creeks, a paved Carriage Road bike path, a mulch trail through the 3-acre hardwood forest and additional pedestrian entrances to the Park. To make your donation go twice as far, become a member today.
We all love Piedmont Park. It’s something Atlanta can be proud to claim. Let’s continue to support our park growth. Give a little. Shoot. I’m skipping the over crowded, park destroying Music Midtown next year, and doubling my $65 on park donations to help develop our loved greenspace. I hope you and everyone you know does the same.
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