The Massive Project That's Using Old Rail Lines To Revolutionize Atlanta

The Massive Project That's Using Old Rail Lines To Revolutionize Atlanta

By Allie Weiss
A student’s lofty vision lays the groundwork for a city’s urban revitalization.

When Ryan Gravel was a student of architecture and urban planning at Georgia Tech in the late 1990s, he came up with an idea to transform Atlanta’s system of abandoned railroads into a greenway that would create much-needed public space. "I never imagined we would build it one day," he says. "I just wanted to graduate."

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