Murphy Crossing

Murphy Crossing, GAPhoto credit: Darcy Kiefel

TPL has preserved over 8 acres in the Murphy Crossing area. Two of the three acquired properties are for transit right-of-way. This part of Atlanta requires significant transformation to meet its potential, and the Beltline is playing a large role. Vacant warehouses are being demolished for public safety and to make way for redevelopment that will include low income housing, light industry, retail and office space, and a new community park. The Beltline is a 22-mile corridor of parks, trails, and transit encircling downtown.

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Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 3 million acres and completed more than 5,200 park and conservation projects.