Eastside Trail

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The Eastside Trail is a walking and biking trail stretching northwest to southeast on the Eastside of Atlanta, part of the BeltLine ring of trails and parks.[1] It is lined with numerous notable industrial buildings adapted for into restaurants, shops, apartments, condos, and two major food halls and mixed-use developments.

The first two-mile stretch opened in Oct. 2012, from Piedmont Park to the Krog Street Tunnel. It was extended from Krog Street to Kirkwood Avenue in November 2017.[2] A second extension brought it to Memorial Drive in July 2019.[3]

Route and Points of Interest[edit]

Throroughfares crossed Points of interest[4] (west side of trail, south of thoroughfare) Points of interest[4] (east side of trail, south of thoroughfare) Neighborhood bordered (west of trail, south of thoroughfare) Neighborhood bordered (east of trail, south of thoroughfare)
I-85 North end of interim trail, Ansley Golf Club Ansley Mall Ansley Park Morningside/Lenox Park
Piedmont Avenue Piedmont Park Amsterdam Walk Piedmont Park Morningside/Lenox Park
Amsterdam Avenue Virginia-Highland Virginia-Highland
10th Street/ Virginia Avenue Midtown Promenade, Midtown Place Midtown Atlanta Historic District Virginia-Highland
Ponce de Leon Avenue Ponce City Market Ford Factory Lofts, Murder Kroger Old Fourth Ward Poncey-Highland
North Avenue DuPre Excelsior Mill (former Masquerade), Gateway Trail to Historic Fourth Ward Park Telephone Factory Lofts Old Fourth Ward Poncey-Highland
Ralph McGill Boulevard Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark Carter Center Old Fourth Ward Poncey-Highland
Freedom Parkway, Freedom Park Trail N. Highland Steel and other Inman Park Village adapted industrial buildings Old Fourth Ward Inman Park
Irwin St./ Lake Ave. Krog Street Market Old Fourth Ward Inman Park
Edgewood Avenue Old Fourth Ward Inman Park
DeKalb Avenue/ Decatur Street Krog Street Tunnel, Hulsey Yard, MARTA line Cabbagetown Cabbagetown
Kirkwood Avenue (terminus of phases to be complete in 2017)

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atlanta BeltLine // Where Atlanta Comes Together". beltline.org.
  2. ^ "Eastside Trail Extension // Atlanta Curbed". atlanta.curbed.com.
  3. ^ "Eastside Trail Extension Phase II // Atlanta In Town Paper". atlantaintownpaper.com.
  4. ^ a b "Google Maps". Google Maps.