Beltline
11:28 am
Mon May 20, 2013

One Reporter's BeltLine Revelation

Jim Burress on his brownfields story

Atlanta is seen around the country as an innovator in the practice of reclaiming and repurposing abandoned land known as “brownfields.” The site of the former steel mill which is now home to Atlantic Station is one well-known example. Another is Atlanta’s BeltLine project.

WABE’s Jim Burress has been covering the BeltLine for over 5 years now, and recently had an experience in one of the developing pedestrian corridor’s parks which illustrated to him how much progress has been made in reclaiming the 22-mile loop of abandoned rail lines.

You can find Jim’s Marketplace story on brownfields here, and you can hear his reporter’s notebook on our website here.

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