On Thursday, December 9, Park Pride joined the Friends of Mozley Park, the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, and neighbors to celebrate the official opening of a new dog park in Mozley Park, the FIRST on Atlanta’s Westside! This dog park–initially identified by Mozley Park residents through the 2019 Park Visioning … Continue Reading →
When does a “good” park become a “great” park? When it’s welcoming to all members of the community, with amenities that invite children, adults, and seniors to come and stay a while. A great park serves the people who live there, and because each community’s needs are different, great parks come in many shapes and … Continue Reading →
Second grade students at Sarah Smith Elementary School’s Primary Campus have been hard at work over the past year. Partnering with professional landscape architects at The Trust for Public Land and Park Pride, these young creatives have participated in a collaborative design process to create a mural and select new site amenities that will be … Continue Reading →
The Friends of Mattie Freeland Park are celebrating the latest milestone in the creation of their new park… the beginning of construction!
Torey comes to us from Decatur, where his interest in design and environmental planning began in high school. He went on to graduate with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Design from Auburn University and is now earning his Master’s degree in Environmental Planning and Design from the University of Georgia. We asked some questions to get … Continue Reading →
Some highlights from 2019, Park Pride’s 30th year of impact and service.
Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process for Mozley Park, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new vision plan for the park, which was presented at C. A. Scott Recreation Center on January 15, 2020. Scroll down for more details on the vision plan and to fill out a survey … Continue Reading →
The 2019 Vision Plan for Lang-Carson Park has been revealed. This plan is an update to the 2011 master plan created by Atlanta BeltLine., Inc. There have been massive changes in Reynoldstown since then and this revised plan is the neighborhood’s effort to make sure our the keeps pace with those changes. Since that time, … Continue Reading →
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, November 21, 2019 – Today, Atlanta City Council Member Antonio Brown, Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner John Dargle, Chief Equity Officer William Hawthorne, III, Park Pride, The Conservation Fund, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a ribbon cutting celebration for the long-anticipated English Avenue … Continue Reading →
The Mozley Park community is working with Park Pride on a vision plan for Mozley Park. Through the Park Visioning process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising.