The park is currently an active construction site, and is scheduled to open Late Spring/Early Summer 2021.

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Saporta Report | Tomorrow, on the Atlanta BeltLine: Westside’s Emerald Gem

Grandeur. Cambridge defines it as: the quality of being very large and special and beautiful. And a Google search of the term yields over 88 million hits. But you don’t have to look far and wide for it in Atlanta. Just visit the sprawling new greenspace on the Westside and ascend the winding slope just off…
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Atlanta Magazine | What’s Happening with Westside Park in Northwest Atlanta?

Next month, crews will put the final touches on a 350-foot deep reservoir holding 2.4 billion gallons of water Atlanta can tap in case of an emergency. Later on, they’ll cut the ribbon on the surrounding park, the city’s largest. Why did the city buy a hole in the ground?In 2006, Atlanta officials were staring…
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SaportaReport | Blank Foundation Gives BeltLine Largest Gift Ever for Westside Park

The Atlanta BeltLine and the proposed Westside Park received major boosts Tuesday morning with the announcement that the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has awarded a $17.5 million grant for the project. The Blank grant will accelerate the development of parks and trails along the 22-mile circular corridor – especially on the Westside. The Council…
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Atlanta Daily World | City Breaks Ground at Westside Park

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined other City officials today to break ground on what will become the largest park in the City of Atlanta, the future Westside Park.“Westside Park will change the surrounding landscape far beyond just being the largest greenspace in the city,” said Mayor Bottoms. “The park will become ground zero for some…
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AJC | Renderings Show Big Plans for $26.5M Westside Park

During one of his final press conferences as mayor, Kasim Reed announced Friday some plans for Westside Park, which has been under construction since September 2016.The first phase of the $26.5 million project will include a gateway entrance at the intersection of Johnson Road and Grove Park Place. The gateway, which will have lighting, signage and…
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Saporta Report | New Westside Greenspace Shows Potential for Expanded Atlanta Waterworks Park

In a wonderful beginning, Atlanta welcomed its newest green space on Sunday – a 4.5 acre site that offers dramatic views of the city’s skyline. The new greenspace is a result of the persistent hard work by a grassroots community group – Friends of Atlanta Westside Park. They joined up with the recently-formed business organization…
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AJC | Atlanta Breaks Ground on City’s Biggest Park at Bellwood Quarry

It’s a lush forest five miles northwest of City Hall and in many ways, it’s a world away from the concrete jungle of downtown Atlanta. And on Thursday, after more than a decade of planning, city leaders held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry, a sprawling tract that will become the city’s…
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Fox 5 | Groundbreaking on Atlanta’s Westside Park

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined a number of city officials to celebrate the ground breaking Thursday on Lois Street. ATLANTA – Construction on the new Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry is now underway. During work on the $26.5 project, activities will be held to engage the community and get input on park design. Mayor Bottoms…
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