Spring Street Detour – Lane Closures to Start August 23

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in News |

SpringStreetDetourUPDATE – Please be advised that lane closures related to the bridge closure, from MLK to Marietta on Spring Street, will begin August 23rd.

Crews will be restripping Centennial Olympic Park Dr (COP) this weekend and COP become two-way effective Monday, August 25th. Spring Street will remain open until Tuesday, September 2nd. Demolition of the bridge will begin later that week.

Please circulate this notice & detour plan and check the construction updates page of the website for any additional information

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Invest Atlanta 2014 Downtown Facade Improvement Awardees

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |

130Walker-renderingIn early 2014, Invest Atlanta launched a grant program to fund quality of life projects in Downtown and adjacent communities by providing technical assistance and grants to property and business owners within the Eastside and Westside TADs for the rehabilitation of commercial facades. Three projects – 130 Walker (LionStar Films), 131 Walker (Russell New Urban Dev) and 159 Walker (Russell New Urban Dev) applied in the Westside TAD boundaries of Castleberry Hill and were awarded $52k to $400k for their developments. Congratulations! Full list here.

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CHNA August General Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |


If you were unable to attend the August General Meeting,  the minutes are posted on the CHNA Meetings page. The minutes include information on the Castleberry Park Development across from Bottleworks, as well as a site rendering and diagram.

Business & Economic Development Survey
As a followup to the Business Development town hall meeting, Michale Gibson has created a quick 10 question survey which is the first step in understanding how we describe Castleberry Hill and collectively tell our story. We are all passionate about our neighborhood and love it for many different reasons, so please take a few moments and share your thoughts. – Michael Gibson, Business & Economic Development Committee Chair, econdev@castleberryhill.org

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2014 Citizens Police Academy now accepting applications

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |

citizenspolice imageThe Citizens Police Academy provides a hands-on opportunity to educate the citizens of Atlanta on the operations of the Department while obtaining valuable feedback from citizens to enhance police and community relations.  This is a unique way to get to know your law enforcement in an interactive and fun environment.  If your interested in attending the Academy from October 1- November 12, the deadline for submitting your application is September 19.


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Atlanta’s Finest 5K, Aug 23rd

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |

Atlantasfinest5KJoin the Atlanta’s Finest 5k as more than 1,200 participants including corporate teams, community and civic leaders, and over 300 Atlanta Police Department (APD) Officers take part in this annual event. Atlanta’s Finest 5k provides entertainment for the whole family, including a Gumshoe Gallop race just for kids. Community members are encouraged to come out and meet the APD Officers, as well as view police gear including the bomb squad, SWAT gear, patrol cars and the Mounted Patrol. 

When:  Saturday, August 23, 2014, 7:30AM until 10:00AM

Where:  Pemberton Place at the World of Coca-Cola, 121 Baker St NW Atlanta, GA 

REGISTER  **Want to know how you and a friend can run for FREE?! Click HERE!**

All proceeds benefit Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta, a program of the Atlanta Police Foundation that empowers citizens to take a stand against crime in their communities. To learn more about sponsorship of Atlanta’s Finest 5k, please contact Lauren Abbott at Labbott@atlantapolicefoundation.org or 404-586-0180. 



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ATL 20K Relay & 10K, Aug 30th- Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |



RunningNerds presents The ATL 20K Relay & 10K
Saturday , August 30th starting at 7am

Atlanta’s Labor Day Weekend Tradition! Get your squad together and run in the 20K Relay (4 Runner/Walker team each completing a 5K Leg or 2 Runner/Walker team each completing a 10K Leg). You can also participate in the road race as a 10K or 20K Runner/Walker!

Volunteers are needed for the event.  We need your help!  Please contact Tes Sobomehin at runningnerds@gmail.com or 404-441-0963 to find out how to get involved.

2014 Race Features: Custom Finishers Medals for Relay, 10K & 20K Participants! Awesome race shirt for each participant! VIP experiences, team gifts, Peachtree qualifiers and much more!

Sponsorship information can be found here.

Registration is now open at all Big Peach Running locations or here.

Neighborhood information and flyer can be found here, including street closure information:
Walker Street/COP between Chapel & Nelson 6am-10:30am;
Residential Traffic ONLY on Walker between Peters & Nelson 7:00am-9:30am

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Sweat With Your Sole Festival 5K & 15K, Sept 7

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in News |

Black Girls Run will host the Sweat With Your Sole Festival 5K & 15K on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Centennial Olympic Park.  The races will begin at 7:00am, and have a course closure time of 10:00am.

A fun filled weekend, Sweat With your Sole is a time for attendees to unplug from the day-to-day and embark on an incredible fitness experience.  Activities include various workshops, lecture series and social events.  For more info or to register, click HERE.

Road Closures:  Sept 7, 3am-2pm, Andrew Young Int’l Blvd between COP and Marietta Street.  Thru traffic detoured on COP to Marietta St or Marietta to Spring Street to bypass road closure.  Please view the attached documents for all lane and road closures

Route 5K | Route 15K| Traffic Plan | Road Closure | Route description | City Council Notice


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