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Look Up Atlanta – Telling Our Story, Catalyzing Engagement

Every movement needs a gathering space. For those working in the trenches every day to make Atlanta a better place, there is no gathering space to share, celebrate and inspire the good work happening every day to create a better, healthier community. With relationships crossing the region, the issues, and the various sectors, Sustainable Atlanta is the natural leader to Look Up Atlanta - a needed, trusted and centralized online community, where businesses, organizations and individuals will LEARN, CONNECT and ACT.

At Look Up Atlanta (www.lookupatl.org):

• Influencers are recognized

• Stories are shared

• Partnerships blossom

• Communities connect

• Causes + challenges inspire

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  • BeltLine gets NEA Grant for Reynolds Town Project (7/18/14) Atlanta InTown The Atlanta BeltLine has received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to build the Reynoldstown Stage, a permanent stage structure, landscaped exhibit space, and an elevated park connection with some of the best views in the city.
  • Sustainability expert touts conservation benefits in Sandy Springs (7/16/14) Neighbor Newspapers National sustainability expert Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute stated that "communities around metro Atlanta are making aggressive investments in greenspace to build communities, attract businesses, and increase the public balance sheet."

 

  • Metro Atlanta residents believe the economy (24.4 percent) is the region’s most pressing problem followed by traffic (21.4 percent), according to a new survey released Friday by the Atlanta Regional Commission. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/11/metro-atlanta-speaks-survey-shows-strong-support-for-public-transportation/#sthash.q33Mnqnj.dpuf
  • After the new $1.2 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium design was unanimously approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority board Tuesday afternoon, the lead architect — Bill Johnson — expressed excitement rather than concern. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/10/falcons-stadium-architect-bill-johnson-cant-wait-for-the-retractable-roof-to-open-for-the-first-time/#sthash.ncDhML5i.dpuf
  • After the new $1.2 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium design was unanimously approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority board Tuesday afternoon, the lead architect — Bill Johnson — expressed excitement rather than concern. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/10/falcons-stadium-architect-bill-johnson-cant-wait-for-the-retractable-roof-to-open-for-the-first-time/#sthash.ncDhML5i.dpuf
  • Now that it’s no secret that Wall Street investors are buying distressed houses in metro Atlanta for the emerging homes-for-lease industry, the question is what that means for the surrounding neighborhoods and the future of homeownership. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/10/as-wall-street-buys-houses-as-investments-local-leaders-plan-their-response/#sthash.PbfS8Luc.dpuf
  • Now that it’s no secret that Wall Street investors are buying distressed houses in metro Atlanta for the emerging homes-for-lease industry, the question is what that means for the surrounding neighborhoods and the future of homeownership. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/10/as-wall-street-buys-houses-as-investments-local-leaders-plan-their-response/#sthash.PbfS8Luc.dpuf
  • The financial consequences of last year’s transportation sales tax referendum are starting to appear in the coffers of local governments throughout Georgia. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/09/higher-local-match-for-state-road-funding-appears-in-counties-that-rejected-sales-tax/#sthash.pkkTEn8d.LL00oK3E.dpuf
  • The financial consequences of last year’s transportation sales tax referendum are starting to appear in the coffers of local governments throughout Georgia. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/09/higher-local-match-for-state-road-funding-appears-in-counties-that-rejected-sales-tax/#sthash.pkkTEn8d.LL00oK3E.dpuf
  • In his book “Political Ideals,” British philosopher Bertrand Russell opined political and social institutions should “encourage creativeness rather than possessiveness” and should “embody a spirit of reverence between human beings.” - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/09/colab-atlanta-region-must-think-big-start-small-move-fast/#sthash.jvU2wnHt.KdOTiVDx.dpuf
  • In his book “Political Ideals,” British philosopher Bertrand Russell opined political and social institutions should “encourage creativeness rather than possessiveness” and should “embody a spirit of reverence between human beings.” - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/09/colab-atlanta-region-must-think-big-start-small-move-fast/#sthash.jvU2wnHt.KdOTiVDx.dpuf
  • In his book “Political Ideals,” British philosopher Bertrand Russell opined political and social institutions should “encourage creativeness rather than possessiveness” and should “embody a spirit of reverence between human beings.” - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/09/colab-atlanta-region-must-think-big-start-small-move-fast/#sthash.jvU2wnHt.KdOTiVDx.dpuf
  • For the life of me, I don’t know why or when regionalism became a dirty word. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/as-regionalism-is-under-attack-metro-atlantas-prosperity-will-suffer/#sthash.U37cHcVG.dpuf
  • It’s amazing to witness the moment when a plan is no longer just a plan but a living document that is part of a community’s lifeblood. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/beltline-vision-grant-park-and-glenwood-park-show-power-of-a-plan/#sthash.DxuyLKPD.dpuf
  • It’s amazing to witness the moment when a plan is no longer just a plan but a living document that is part of a community’s lifeblood. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/beltline-vision-grant-park-and-glenwood-park-show-power-of-a-plan/#sthash.DxuyLKPD.dpuf
  • It’s amazing to witness the moment when a plan is no longer just a plan but a living document that is part of a community’s lifeblood. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/beltline-vision-grant-park-and-glenwood-park-show-power-of-a-plan/#sthash.DxuyLKPD.dpuf
  • Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell applied the brakes Wednesday to efforts to hurry the city into providing $200 million in construction financing for the new Falcons stadium. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/atlantas-200-million-for-falcons-stadium-now-bottled-up-in-committee/#sthash.L1rcMd9h.UabPdhn6.dpuf
  • Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell applied the brakes Wednesday to efforts to hurry the city into providing $200 million in construction financing for the new Falcons stadium. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/08/atlantas-200-million-for-falcons-stadium-now-bottled-up-in-committee/#sthash.L1rcMd9h.UabPdhn6.dpuf
  • Atlanta is poised to complete in August a significant component of its overall plan to provide safer routes for bicyclists. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/07/atlantas-new-cycle-track-is-short-but-is-a-milestone-in-citys-mobility-options/#sthash.MlX2brwf.dpuf
  • Atlanta’s effort to bring more of the planning for the expansion of the Atlanta Streetcar under the wing of the Atlanta BeltLine has hit a snag at Atlanta City Hall. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/07/proposal-to-have-atlanta-streetcar-planning-done-by-beltline-hits-snag-over-whos-to-pay/#sthash.Dx21XO6z.dpuf
  • Atlanta’s effort to bring more of the planning for the expansion of the Atlanta Streetcar under the wing of the Atlanta BeltLine has hit a snag at Atlanta City Hall. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/07/proposal-to-have-atlanta-streetcar-planning-done-by-beltline-hits-snag-over-whos-to-pay/#sthash.Dx21XO6z.dpuf
  • A pivotal property to the future of the westside of downtown Atlanta is what is best known as the Morris Brown campus — a college that is a shadow of its former self. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/07/future-of-morris-brown-land-offers-atlanta-a-distinct-development-choice/#sthash.OjybOWi9.DB1gmduO.dpuf
  • A pivotal property to the future of the westside of downtown Atlanta is what is best known as the Morris Brown campus — a college that is a shadow of its former self. - See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2013/07/future-of-morris-brown-land-offers-atlanta-a-distinct-development-choice/#sthash.OjybOWi9.DB1gmduO.dpuf