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Atlanta's Largest Park Is Finally Coming Together. How It Looks Right Now.

Urbanize | MARCH 4, 2021

Westside Park's expanded first phase to open soon, around vast Bellwood Quarry water reserve.

Westside Park's expanded first phase to open soon, around vast Bellwood Quarry water reserve. Talk to people who’ve seen it, and they’ll tell you Atlanta’s Westside Park isn’t just a city amenity on an unprecedented scale—it’s a regional attraction in the making. 

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Work Complete On City’s New Reservoir At Westside Park

Atlanta InTown | FEBRUARY 25, 2021

After more than five years of drilling and construction, work is complete on the city’s new reservoir and pump station building at Westside Park. PC Construction and its joint venture partner, H.J. Russell, announced completion of the $321-million project in a press release.

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Atlanta’s Emergency Water Supply Project At Bellwood Quarry Is Complete

WABE | FEBRUARY 15, 2021

The city of Atlanta has finished the Bellwood Quarry reservoir project, meaning Atlanta now has an emergency water supply to serve as a backup lasting for a month or more.

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

SaportaReport | SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

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

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What’s Happening with Westside Park in Northwest Atlanta?

Atlanta Magazine | SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

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.

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Blank Foundation Gives BeltLine Largest Gift Ever for Westside Park

SaportaReport | AUGUST 27, 2019

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

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Behind the Scenes at Bellwood Quarry

Curbed.Atlanta | MAY 1, 2019

The $26 million initial phase is transforming Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry for public accessibility—at long last. Travel the equivalent of 20 city blocks due west of Georgia Tech, swoop around the bike-lane-lined thoroughfare that is Johnson Road, stand at the dusty gates of an abandoned

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New Westside Greenspace Shows Potential for Expanded Atlanta Waterworks Park

SaportaReport | DECEMBER 3, 2018

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

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City Breaks Ground at Westside Park

Atlanta Daily World | SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

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.

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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.

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Groundbreaking on Atlanta’s Westside Park

FOX 5 | SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined a number of city officials to celebrate the groundbreaking Thursday on Lois Street.

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Renderings Show Big Plans for $26.5M Westside Park

AJC | JANUARY 2, 2018

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.

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