The Stitch

Map of proposed freeway cap over Atlanta freeway

Atlanta Freeway Cap Among Reconnecting Communities Awards

The infusion of $1.1 million in federal funding helps move the project along, but the total cost remains far beyond the city’s current budget.

March 2, 2023 - Urbanize Atlanta

Rendering of pedestrians and cyclists in Hospital Square surrounded by buildings and trees

Atlanta Launches Website for Highway Cap Project

Residents can view plans for the 14-acre project that include public plazas and green spaces connecting local landmarks, employment centers, and transit stations.

November 18, 2022 - Urbanize Atlanta

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Atlanta Highway Cap Project Gets New Life

The city council voted to apply for a $1 million federal grant to study the potential benefits of building a park over downtown freeways.

July 13, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

The Stitch

3 Freeway Cap Projects Designed to Undo the Racism of the Past

A trio of freeway cap proposals around the country—in St. Paul, Atlanta, and Austin—embody the potential of infrastructure change to undo the mistakes of the past.

October 8, 2020 - UrbanLand

The Stitch

Keeping the Dream Alive of a Downtown Freeway Cap in Atlanta

Advocates and experts are still working to further the idea of capping a Downtown freeway connector in Atlanta—a project called "The Stitch."

February 21, 2019 - Curbed Atlanta

$300 Million Cap Park Proposed for Downtown Atlanta

Other cities have taken notice of the smashing success of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas. Atlanta now wants a downtown cap park of its own.

August 30, 2016 - Atlanta

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