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PATH400 Set to Receive $12.66 Million in City, Federal Funding

TSPLOST and proposed TIP funding to complete 5.2-mile greenway in Buckhead

ATLANTA – December 18, 2017 – Today, Livable Buckhead announced that it has reached a major milestone in the development of PATH400SM, identifying funding to complete the 5.2-mile greenway in Buckhead. The funding will come from a combination of city and federal sources. Atlanta City Council voted to allot $5 million in TSPLOST funding to the project, while the Atlanta Regional Commission included $7.42 million in its transportation improvement program project list that allocates funding from the Federal Highway Administration.  Another $240,000 in Federal Highway funds are slated for design of a PATH400 extension from Loridans Dr. to the Sandy Springs city limit.

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Join Livable Buckhead and SweetWater Brewing Company for Beneficial Brews on June 7

Taste a limited-edition custom brew and support PATH400, Buckhead sustainability programs

ATLANTA – May 25, 2017 – Like Beer? Want a better Buckhead? We’ve got the event for you. On Wednesday, June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., SweetWater Brewing Company is donating a portion of the proceeds from its taproom tours to support Livable Buckhead. For $12, you get a souvenir pint glass and tastes of 36 oz. of SweetWater brews, including a limited edition special cask – named SustainaBrew – created especially for Livable Buckhead and only available at the June 7 event.

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Urban Agriculture and Community Engagement Take Root on PATH400

Livable Buckhead and Office of Sustainability install planter beds for community gardens

ATLANTA – April 28, 2017 – A new kind of greenspace has come to PATH400: community gardens. When construction on the segment of PATH400 between Sidney Marcus Rd. and Miami Circle began about 18 months ago, crews discovered that residents of the Atlanta Housing Authority’s nearby Marian Road highrise had been using a tucked-away piece of land to grow vegetables. PATH400’s leaders were inspired to take this “guerilla gardening” to the next level and made plans to create a community garden space on the trail.
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Livable Buckhead Announces First Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Next PATH400 Segment

Public invited for sneak peek of Miami Circle to Gordon Bynum Bridge segment

ATLANTA – February 23, 2017 – With construction on the next segment of PATH400 set to begin, Livable Buckhead has announced the first public, behind-the-scenes tour of what promises to be one of the greenway’s most captivating sections. Read more

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PATH400 Reaches Half-Way Mark, Carries Momentum into 2017

ATLANTA – January 24, 2017 – Just three years after breaking ground, PATH400SM has reached 50 percent completion with 2.5 miles of trail now open to the public. The two newest segments – one between Sidney Marcus Dr. and Miami Circle, the other between Old Ivy Rd. and Wieuca Rd. – officially opened to the […]

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PATH400 Wins Golden Shoe Award from PEDS

Pedestrian advocacy organization recognizes Livable Buckhead, Buckhead CID, and PATH Foundation for creating walkable connections ATLANTA – November 3, 2016 – PEDS, metro Atlanta’s pedestrian advocacy organization, presented Golden Shoe Awards on October 25 to people, projects and places that are making communities throughout metro Atlanta and elsewhere in Georgia safe and inviting places to […]

Former McClatchey School Site Acquired for Greenspace Along PATH400

Livable Buckhead partners with City of Atlanta for purchase of 1.55 acres

August 18, 2016 – ATLANTA – For the second time this month Livable Buckhead has partnered with Councilman Howard Shook and the City of Atlanta Parks Department to add greenspace acreage to Buckhead, this time at a key site at PATH400’s northern end.  Livable Buckhead has brokered the acquisition of the 1.55-acre site where D.F. McClatchey School used to stand before it was torn down to make way for GA 400. The parcel is adjacent to the Lowery-Stephens Cemetery, presenting an opportunity to integrate the historic site into the user experience along this future segment of PATH400.

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Livable Buckhead Sails Past $250,000 Goal, Matches Gift from Loudermilk Family Foundation

Commercial real estate companies, Buckhead residents and public entities chip in to raise first $605K toward $9 million PATH400 capital campaign goal

ATLANTA – May 5, 2016 – In response to a generous matching gift from the Loudermilk Family Foundation, Livable Buckhead issued a call to help raise $250,000 for the construction of PATH400.SM Today Livable Buckhead announced that the community responded enthusiastically, pushing the nonprofit organization well past its goal and securing a total of $605,000 for PATH400.

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