Midtown is more than a place, it’s an experience. The programs in place ensure that Midtown continues to build toward a better future.
Gallons of paint used by muralist Andrew Catanese and 28 volunteers to create the public art installation at the Midtown MARTA station. Catanese was chosen from a pool of 40 artists who submitted designs.
LED lights installed throughout the District as part of Midtown Alliance’s holiday lighting program, 50% more than in 2017.
“Through placemaking and public art, we’re transforming vacant or underutilized spaces into engaging public parks and plazas that function almost like an urban backyard. We are working to steadily build out an open space network that puts everyone in Midtown within a 5-10 minute walk of a highly localized, drop-in, publicly accessible urban experience.”
- Ginny Kennedy
Director of Urban Design
More than 400 owls flocked to Midtown for the first annual Parliament of Owls, a lantern parade created by Chantelle Rytter as the Artist in Residence at Midtown’s Promenade Building.