Atlanta could seek $1M grant to plan project to cap Downtown Connector


Atlanta News

July 8,2021

J.D. Capelouto, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Atlanta may apply for a $1 million federal grant that would be used to study the proposal to put a park over parts of the Downtown Connector.

The ambitious “Stitch” project has been discussed for years as a way to connect parts of Atlanta through a “park deck” spanning 14 acres. The greenspace would run for three-quarters of a mile on top of the I-75/I-85 Connector, from the Civic Center MARTA station on West Peachtree Street to past Piedmont Avenue.

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