Atlanta Streets Alive: Westside

On June 10th, 134,000 people walked, biked, skated, and Bird-ed up and down Howell Mill and Marietta for Atlanta Streets Alive: Westside. In one of the largest turn-outs in Atlanta Streets Alive’s history, Atlantans and visitors of all ages joined Upper Westside CID, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, Councilmember Dustin Hillis, and businesses all along the […]

New Waterworks Greenspace

The CID recently announced plans for a new greenspace at the corner of 17th Street and Northside Drive adjacent to the Atlanta City Waterworks Hemphill Reservoir. Executive Director Elizabeth Hollister notes of the project, “This high-profile corner will be an asset for the Upper Westside for years to come.” In addition to skyline views, the greenspace will […]

New Sidewalk on Howell Mill

New Sidewalk on Howell Mill

The CID recently installed a new sidewalk along Howell Mill at 14th Street with the support of the Marietta Street Artery Association and the permission of Georgia Tech. The new sidewalk fills an important gap in the neighborhood’s pedestrian  network. The new 280-foot sidewalk replaces what was a difficult-to-navigate, pea gravel path. Additional changes are […]

UWID Clean-up

The Upper Westside Improvement District is installing new trashcans up and down the corridor, focusing on the MARTA bus stops along Howell Mill.   In addition to working to relieve traffic in the corridor and improve accessibility, the UWID is committed to providing a safe, clean, and pleasant environment for everyone—whether that is biking, walking, driving, or […]